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Are untaxed drivers getting away with it now paper discs have gone?

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Officials say there has been no spike in drivers trying to evade tax since the disc was phased out. But new rules on car sales are catching some buyers out.

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The 5 best cars for your dog

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Why leave your dog behind when you go on a road trip? Motoring expert Tim Barnes-Clay picks five of the best cars to accommodate your pooch.

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Car review: Audi TT Coupé 2.0 TFSI Sport

Audi TT Coupe 2.0 TFSI Sport

Expectations were high when motor reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay got his hands on this sporty new Audi. But, as ever, the German manufacturer has delivered.

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Car review: Renault Captur

Renault Captur

Despite its macho appearance, the Renault Captur is not designed to cope with rough terrain. But it has many redeeming features, says Tim Barnes-Clay.

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How to deal with tailgaters

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Tailgating is an incredibly annoying driving habit. But how do you deal with tailgaters safely and sensibly? Find out here.

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Five ways to be a better driver

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It's easy for bad driving habits to creep up on us and these can prove dangerous. Here are five common mistakes experienced drivers can make.

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How to keep your kids happy on road trips

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Worried you won’t be able to keep the children entertained on your next long car journey? Tim Barnes-Clay has some top tips to make the time fly by.

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Would you share your car with a stranger for cash?

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Fancy saving a bit of money on your regular commute or a long-distance trip? If so, this new wave of lift-sharing services could be right up your street.

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How in-car technology is putting your life at risk

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Texting and emailing at the wheel, and an overreliance on sat navs may be the reasons behind a recent increase in the number of serious road accidents.

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Buying a new car? Get your credit record in shape

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Have you got a damaged credit history? If so it could harm your chances of buying a new car if you’re planning to use a personal loan or dealer finance.

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