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Five ways to be a better driver

Young male driver in car

It's easy for bad driving habits to creep up on us and these can prove dangerous. Here are five common mistakes experienced drivers can make.

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Is it the end of the road for the three-point turn?

driver with driving instructor in car

The three-point turn could be dropped from the UK driving test under new proposals. Maria McCarthy says she would be sorry to see it go. Would you?

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Top 10 bad driving habits

Furious driver in car

We asked customers which bad driving habits bug you - and you responded in your thousands, with tailgating and failing to indicate topping the list.

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Video: It's never too late to learn to drive - Episode 1

Never too late to learn episode one

Do you remember your first time? We follow 32-year-old Gareth as he learns to drive. Here, he meets his instructor from AA driving school and takes to the road for the first time.

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19 emotions you felt when learning to drive

L Plate on car for learner driver

From feeling left out while your friends pass their tests to finally throwing off the L plates yourself. Here are the emotions we all experienced when learning to drive.

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How to drive safely in wet weather

Car with driver side mirror covered in rain

As the British winter draws nearer drivers are being advised to take care on wet roads. Here are our top tips for driving safely in the rain.

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Blog: Motorway lessons would tackle bad driving

A busy motorway

Forget fines for middle-lane-hogging and tailgating: the only way to get rid of bad driving habits is compulsory motorway lessons, argues Chris Torney.

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Blog: Do you prefer automatic or manual cars?

Automatic car gear stick

Automatic versus manual cars: Which do you prefer? Motoring writer Tim Barnes-Clay explores why clutchless motors have never become the norm in the UK.

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Our love-hate relationship with the Nissan Micra

Nissan Micra Second generation

The Nissan Micra turns 30 in 2013. Motoring writer Maria McCarthy explores our love-hate relationship with the mini motor.

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Driving test horror stories

Scared learner driver
Have you ever felt a little awkward on your driving test? Take a look at some of the most cringeworthy driving test stories.  Read More…