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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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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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21 dumb driving selfies

Driver takes a selfie

Since Instagram launched in 2010, more than 10,000 pictures have been tagged with #DrivingSelfie or #DrivingSelfies. Here are just a few of them.

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Smartphone, dumb driver

Driver taking a 'selfie' behind the wheel

Nearly 1 in 10 motorists have had an accident after using their phone at the wheel, and 7% of drivers have taken photos while in control of their vehicle.

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Insurance, car tax, MOTs and the law

Judge holding law book and gavel

Millions of drivers are facing fines and even court action because they don't realise that insurance, car tax and regular MOTs are required by law.

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Traffic wardens: Friend or foe?

A traffic warden

Traffic wardens are much criticised yet 55% of them say they feel their presence is a welcome one. So are traffic wardens a motorist's friend or foe?

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Blog: Should we ban smoking in cars with children?

Hand of a person smoking while driving

Labour wants to make it illegal for drivers to light up in the presence of children. You may agree this is a bad habit: but is legislation really necessary?

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