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Dumb ways to invalidate your car insurance

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Ignoring "road closed" signs and driving into deep flood water is the latest example of foolhardy motorists putting their cover at risk. We look at the silliest reasons for claims to be turned down.

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'Copycat' TfL sites duping drivers

  •  15 Jan, 2014
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Motorists are unnecessarily paying up to £6 extra to process their London congestion charge payments through unofficial 'copycat' websites.

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Nissan Qashqai voted car of the year

Nissan Qashqai 2014

The Nissan Qashqai has been voted car of the year at the 2014 What Car? Awards, the UK's most prestigious motor contest. Car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay appraises the winning motors.

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Parking offence fines could be cut

  •  10 Jan, 2014
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Drivers could face reduced parking fines under new government plans.

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Driving licence records go online

  •  09 Jan, 2014
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Insurance firms are predicting that motorists' premiums could be driven down when the government launches its searchable online database of licence records.

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Driver with 45 points still on road

  •  08 Jan, 2014
Motorway traffic

A motorist from Liverpool escaped a driving ban despite chalking up a record 45 penalty points on his licence in the space of just nine months, it has been revealed.

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New car sales hit six-year high

  •  07 Jan, 2014
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New car sales raced to a six-year high in 2013, the motor industry has announced.  Read More…

'Smart motorways' to cut emissions

  •  07 Jan, 2014
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Driving groups fear that motorway speed limits could eventually be reduced nationwide, following new proposals for a 60mph stretch on the M1.

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Festive goodwill lost on the roads

  •  07 Jan, 2014
An angry driver

Christmas seems to bring the worst out of motorists, a new poll suggests.

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TfL plans to up congestion charge

  •  07 Jan, 2014
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London's congestion charge daily fee is set to rise by 15 per cent.

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