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New bid to crack down on whiplash cheats

Driver suffering from whiplash

Ministers plan a total block on compensation for accident victims found to be exaggerating their injuries – and honest motorists are set to benefit.

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Diesel drivers getting a raw deal at the pumps

Male hand holding fuel pump

The wholesale costs of petrol and diesel are practically the same. So why are diesel owners being charged so much more for fuel? Rob Griffin investigates.

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Are £10,000 speeding fines fair?

A speedometer

Ministers plan to give magistrates the power to impose huge financial penalties on drivers found guilty of common offences. Do these proposals go too far?

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Fines could be increased fourfold

  •  10 Jun, 2014
Police man holding speeding gun

A fourfold increase in the maximum fines available to magistrates is to be introduced - meaning motorway speeders could be forced to pay up to £10,000, and disorderly drunks £4,000, the government said.

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Car review: Audi R8 Coupé

Audi R8 V10 exterior

Speed, handling and a work of automotive art thanks to a recent facelift: Tim Barnes Clay reviews the Audi R8 two-door coupé.

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Young driver road casualties down

  •  06 Jun, 2014
Woman taking drive with boyfriend

Fewer young drivers and their passengers have been involved in fatal car collisions over the past four years, according to new figures.

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Are dangerous drivers getting away with it?

Judge holding law book and gavel

Convictions for motoring offences have slumped over the past 10 years. Are we better drivers, or is a lack of effective enforcement to blame?

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Blog: Are women only parking spaces really necessary?

Female-only parking space in Cologne Germany

A number of countries now offer female drivers dedicated parking spots. But do women really need this kind of 'help'? Maria McCarthy investigates.

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Video: It's never too late to learn to drive - Episode 2

Never too late to learn episode two

'Stepping it up a gear' We catch up with Gareth, our thirty-something father of one, learning to drive. 

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Car review: Ford Fiesta Ecoboost Powershift

Ford Fiesta Ecoboost Powershift

A sensational all-rounder, the Fiesta offers a lot for its £15,195 price tag, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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