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General Election 2015: What’s in it for motorists?

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Drivers contribute taxes worth billions of pounds a year to Treasury coffers. So why do the main parties appear to be so complacent about winning their votes?

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Should fuel prices be even lower?

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As pump prices fall, the proportion we give to the government in fuel taxes is rising. Campaigners are calling for a cut in duty – but is this realistic?

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What does 2015 hold for your finances?

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2014 surprised many people, with no sign of the long-awaited interest-rate hike and a drastic fall in the price of oil. So what does 2015 have in store?

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Diesel drivers getting a raw deal at the pumps

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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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Will £200m pothole fund improve our roads?

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Campaigners say a £200m fund for pothole repairs announced by the Chancellor in his 2014 Budget is not enough. We look at the state of the nation's roads.

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Top six takeaways from the 2014 Budget

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Are you Confused.com about the 2014 Budget? Here are six things you need to know when it comes to the Budget and your finances.

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Homeowners urged to prepare for mortgage rate rise

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Good economic news makes a rise in interest rates more likely. We look at how homeowners can prepare for higher monthly mortgage payments.

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Rise in number of paupers' funerals

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A lack of ability and willing by families to pay for the cremation or burial of relatives is contributing to a rise in the number of paupers' funerals.

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Would you park on a stranger's drive?

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One in three neighbour disputes are caused by parking problems, says the AA. Some motorists are even parking on strangers' drives! We take a closer look.

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How has motoring changed in 25 years?

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The RAC has published the 25th edition of its annual report on motoring. So, what has changed in motoring since 1989? We take a look.

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