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Fake accidents cost drivers £400m a year

Car collision on main road

Criminals who stage fake accidents are costing motorists hundreds of millions of pounds every year in insurance. We explain how to steer clear.

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Drivers sacrificing car maintenance

  •  07 Nov, 2013
Car service

Motorists are putting themselves and others in danger by trying to penny pinch rather than fix simple vehicle faults in time for winter, according to a poll by Suzuki and Brake.

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Dodgy cars scrapped within weeks

  •  05 Nov, 2013
Exhaust fumes from faulty car

Citizens Advice is being inundated with requests for help from motorists experiencing problems with "dodgy" used motors, new figures reveal.

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Hi-tech glasses 'distract drivers'

  •  04 Nov, 2013
Google glasses

A woman fined for wearing 'Google glasses' while driving insists the technology makes navigation easier.

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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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One in five drivers asleep at wheel

  •  30 Oct, 2013
Asleep at car wheel

Almost one in five drivers have nodded off while behind the wheel, according to a new report.

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Are potholes your top motoring gripe?

Pothole and car wheel

Forget petrol prices, car insurance premiums and middle-lane drivers: the shocking state of Britain’s roads is fast becoming motorists’ number-one complaint.

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Northern cities worst for car crime

Masked man breaking into car

Cities in the north of England are the worst affected by car crime, with Manchester topping the league table, according to new research.

 

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Confused.com launches TV advert on Instagram

  •  04 Oct, 2013
Boy racer with car boot speakers

This Friday, 4th October Confused.com will become one of the first UK brands to premiere a new 10” TV advert on Instagram.

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Blog: What exactly is careless driving?

A young woman eating while driving

A change in the law means police can now issue fines for careless driving. But what exactly is careless driving? Motor lawyer Jeanette Miller explains.

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