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Are bad drivers less attractive?

Road rage

Road rage, texting at the wheel and poor parking can all be a big turn-off to members of the opposite sex, according to researchers. But do you agree?

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A dishonest insurer

Is it illegal to drive with fog lights when it's not foggy? Can you use your mobile when your car's stationary? These and more myths checked here.

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How to react to emergency vehicles on the road


If the emergency services need to get past your car to reach the scene of an accident, you need to be prepared to act quickly and sensibly, says Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Would you pass a drug-driving test?

Assorted drugs
Police and ministers are tackling drug driving with new laws and limits for both legal and illegal drugs. Would you pass the test?  Read More…

Police powers to stop and search motorists

Parked UK police car
What powers do the police have to stop and search motorists? Motoring lawyer Jeanette Miller explains all.  Read More…

First conviction over middle-lane driving

Traffic on UK motorway

A van driver from the North-west has become the first person to be convicted under new anti-social driving legislation. But is the law having the desired effect?

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How to baby-proof your home

Mother and baby
For the first few years of your child’s life, their world is your home. Keep them safe with our simple baby-proofing guide.  Read More…

Breakdown kit checklist

A motorist witha broken down car in the snow
The ultimate checklist for when your car breaks down come rain or shine.  Read More…

Cracking down on whiplash cheats

Driver suffering from whiplash
Ministers and insurers are cracking down on fraudulent car insurance injury claims – and honest motorists are set to benefit.  Read More…

7 crazy car insurance claims

Dog with sat nav by Mark Robinson
From flying cows to stowaway sheep, here are seven of the craziest car insurance claims ever.  Read More…

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