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Blog: Are sat navs a driving distraction?

Built-in car sat nav system

Has in-car technology such as sat navs, intergrated phones and touchscreens made you a better or worse driver? It seems motorists are split on the subject.

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Put the brakes on bike thieves

Chris Froome

If the summer sun and Tour de France have inspired you to get on your bike make sure you have security and insurance in place to protect against theft.

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Thousands to benefit from new flood insurance deal

Flooded street

Homeowners living in flood-affected areas will be able to buy cover for their homes in future after the government struck a new agreement with insurers.

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Changing a flat tyre: DIY or call a mechanic?

Man changing a car tyre

When you get a flat tyre is your first reaction to roll up your sleeves and change the wheel yourself - or would you call a breakdown service or mechanic to do it for you?

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What would make you give up your motorbike?

Motorcyclist on bike wearing leathers

What would make you give up your motorbike? For motoring writer Tim Barnes-Clay it was crashing, and becoming a dad. But he still misses life on two wheels.

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Is jail needed to curb uninsured driver menace?

A prison jail cell

A rise in the fine for driving without insurance from £200 to £300 won't work, say campaigners. Is the threat of jail a more effective deterrent?

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Scientists edge closer to cancer cure by preventing spread

A medical researcher

Cancer research took another step towards finding a cure as scientists uncovered how the disease spreads through the body.

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Two-thirds risk cooking unsafe food

making dinner for one

Consumers who judge the freshness of their food using the "sniff test" could be putting themselves in danger, a new survey shows.

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Campaign for law change to protect cyclists

A cyclist riding on a city road

Do we need a law change to protect cyclists? A group called Cycle Law Scotland is campaigning for just that. Motorist and cyclist Chris Torney takes a closer look.

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New fines for middle-lane hogs & tailgaters

Motorway traffic jam

The government is to introduce new fines for anti-social driving behaviour such as tailgating and middle-lane hogging from August.

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