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One in five behind wheel is over 65

  •  17 Jan, 2014
An older driver in a car

Britain faces many challenges caused by its ageing population but the fact there are more mature drivers on the roads is good news for safety, according to a charity.

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Average pump price still above 130p

  •  17 Jan, 2014
A petrol station pump

Petrol prices remain "stubbornly above" 130p a litre despite some motorists paying 128p a litre in some areas, the AA has said.

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Car insurance costs fall 12.5%

Toy Mini motor with British flag and coins

There's good news for cash-strapped motorists as the average cost of car insurance falls by 12.5 per cent compared with a year ago, a typical saving of £91.

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Blog: Will M1 60mph speed limit save planet or cause congestion?

Motorway traffic

A proposal to cut the speed limit on the M1 to 60mph to reduce carbon emissions might help the environment – but will it cause motorists’ gridlock misery?

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Dumb ways to invalidate your car insurance

A flood warning sign

Ignoring "road closed" signs and driving into deep flood water is the latest example of foolhardy motorists putting their cover at risk. We look at the silliest reasons for claims to be turned down.

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'Copycat' TfL sites duping drivers

  •  15 Jan, 2014
Congestion charge sign

Motorists are unnecessarily paying up to £6 extra to process their London congestion charge payments through unofficial 'copycat' websites.

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Nissan Qashqai voted car of the year

Nissan Qashqai 2014

The Nissan Qashqai has been voted car of the year at the 2014 What Car? Awards, the UK's most prestigious motor contest. Car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay appraises the winning motors.

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Parking offence fines could be cut

  •  10 Jan, 2014
Parking ticket

Drivers could face reduced parking fines under new government plans.

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Driving licence records go online

  •  09 Jan, 2014
Two cars and coins representing car insurance

Insurance firms are predicting that motorists' premiums could be driven down when the government launches its searchable online database of licence records.

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Driver with 45 points still on road

  •  08 Jan, 2014
Motorway traffic

A motorist from Liverpool escaped a driving ban despite chalking up a record 45 penalty points on his licence in the space of just nine months, it has been revealed.

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