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Saving money on your driving lessons

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Having lots of driving lessons is a costly business. Find out how you can learn to drive for less here.

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Choosing a driving instructor

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What factors do you weigh up when choosing an instructor? We’ve got some handy pointers for learner drivers here.

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Top tips for dealing with tradespeople

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If you’re having work done on your home, you want any builders or decorators to be reputable. But how do you avoid cowboys and dodgy deals? Read this article for some pointers.

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Drink-drive limit to drop? author Owe Carter's Owe Carter would like to know what you feel about proposals to lower the national drink-drive limit.

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2-4-6-8 Motorway author Owe Carter's Owe Carter wonders if learner drivers should be allowed to practice on the motorway, and requests a straw poll.

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Good news if you’re installing a conservatory or double glazing

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The formation of the Double Glazing & Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme (DGCOS) should hopefully take great strides in cleaning up an industry beset with cowboys.

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Top ten drives for those who don’t fancy flying

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We list a selection of wonderful drives either within the UK or nearby.

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No frills car insurance – is it worth it?

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We’ve always been advocates of getting the right level of cover at the right price, rather than opting for the cheapest available policies per se. recommends checking a policy thoroughly before buying.

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Owe Carter relays driving test horror stories from some's staff.

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A guide to festival survival with handy tips and travel insurance and home insurance advice

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Owe Carter

Owe Carter

Owe Carter has been a consumer interest writer for since 2007. His career as a scribe began in local press, which saw him hunting ghosts, taking challenges from readers, living as B.A. Baracus for a week, and seeking out Pembrokeshire’s happiest dog.

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