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12 rather irritating British potholes

Pothole in the road

From heart-shaped holes to man-sized pits, here are some rather irritating potholes from around the country - in pictures.

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Blog: Proving drug driving set to get easier

Drugs and pills

New drug drive limits mean police will no longer have to prove a suspect is unfit to drive, making convictions easier, writes motor lawyer Jeanette Miller.

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How young, middle-aged & older drivers view each other

Young, middle-aged and older drivers

Young drivers are fast and dangerous; older drivers are slow and cautious. Stereotypical maybe, but that's how drivers in other age groups view each other, finds new research.

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12 very British parking fails

A car tyre balances on the edge of a kerb

From parking slightly too close to another car to balancing precariously on the edge of kerb, here are 12 very British parking fails.

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Campaigners opposed to helmets for bikers & cyclists

Motorcyclists wearing helmets

Surprisingly, many motorbike riders and cycling groups are against mandatory helmets - but for quite different reasons. Chris Torney investigates.

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Blog: Should parking on pavements be banned?

Car parked on pavement

New research shows 69% of people want a ban on pavement parking. Motoring journalist Maria McCarthy explains why she strongly supports a ban too.

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80% of public back 20mph speed limits

20mph zone sign

Almost 80% of the public wants a stricter speed limit in residential areas and town centres. Campaigners say the government needs to act.

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£12bn needed to repair roads

Car driving past a pothole

Drivers are set for more misery because councils in England and Wales are facing a huge shortfall in investment in road maintenance and repairs.

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Blog: Do you enjoy driving?

Frustrated driver at the wheel

New research shows that only a minority of motorists relish their time behind the wheel these days. Where has the thrill of driving gone?

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Will £200m pothole fund improve our roads?

A pothole and a car

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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