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Are you a law breaker at the wheel?

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A new report from the Highways Agency shows many drivers don’t know when they can use the hard shoulder. We look at other grey areas of motoring law.

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Car review: Toyota RAV4

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Spacious, comfortable and safe: it’s easy to see why the Toyota RAV4 is a hit with families, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Drivers feel squeeze on parking

  •  28 Jul, 2014
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Motorists are feeling the squeeze on parking - with rising charges and fewer and smaller spaces, according to the RAC.

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61% fall in car tax dodgers

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The number of car tax dodgers has fallen by 61% in the past five years. We look at the cause of this drop - and drivers' inventive excuses for not paying.

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The best and worst Asian cars

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Asia has made a big contribution to our motoring heritage, and writer Rob Griffin rounds up the best and worst vehicles the continent has had to offer.

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Drivers' odd hard shoulder stops

  •  22 Jul, 2014
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Instances of illegal stopping on motorway hard shoulders include people picking flowers, renewing their insurance and even trying to sell their car.

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Car review: Mercedes-Benz GLA

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The Mercedes-Benz GLA is the automaker's answer to the Audi Q3 and BMW X1 SUV models. The chunky hatch is a classy family car, writes Tim-Barnes Clay.

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Car buyers set to benefit from rise in part-exchange values

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A lack of top-quality used cars means anyone with a good-condition vehicle to trade in may be able to bag a bargain. We explain how to take advantage.

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Car review: Volvo XC90 SUV

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Launched in 2002, Volvo's XC90 luxury seven-seat SUV remains desirable. That is no surprise given its all-round prowess, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Insurers act to end renewal rip-offs

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The UK's insurance companies say they are planning to give customers a clearer picture when it comes to renewing motor and home policies.

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