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Quiz: Are you a car expert? This tricky test will ‘wheely’ challenge your knowledge

Quiz: Are you a car expert? This tricky test will ‘wheely’ challenge your knowledge

Anyone who calls themselves a petrolhead will feel pretty confident about identifying various makes and models from the smallest clues. Whether it’s a badge, headlight or interior, there are usually enough pointers to name a motor. But this new quiz could make even the most dedicated car fan struggle. Put together by garage marketplace WhoCanFixMyCar.com, […]

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Man caught on video ‘watching TV’ as he drives along motorway

Man caught on video ‘watching TV’ as he drives along motorway

A car passenger has spoken of her astonishment at seeing a driver travelling on a UK motorway with video playing on his phone. Emma Bazeley, 44, from Northhampton, was being driven northbound on the M1 by her partner when a car swerved across its lane towards them. Her partner took evasive action and kept his […]

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Millions risk fine and driving ban for taking hay fever medication

Millions risk fine and driving ban for taking hay fever medication

Millions of drivers could be leaving themselves vulnerable to a drug-driving charge due to their hay fever. With the warning of a “pollen bomb” bringing early misery to sufferers, new research has found that more than half of motorists have taken medication to deal with hay fever symptoms. But certain antihistamines can affect a driver’s […]

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Driving lessons could be recorded on camera after sexual harassment complaints triple

Driving lessons could be recorded on camera after sexual harassment complaints triple

All driving lessons could soon be recorded on camera following a huge rise in sexual harassment complaints from learner drivers. The number of learners reporting sexual harassment from their instructors has tripled in just three years, with almost 250 complaints in the last year alone. Rising numbers From April 2018 to March 2019, the Driver […]

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Jaw-dropping dash cam video shows car flipped onto its roof in 100mph road rage crash

Jaw-dropping dash cam video shows car flipped onto its roof in 100mph road rage crash

Terrify dash cam footage of a car being sent flying onto its roof in a road rage collision has been released by police. The clip shows two cars driving at up to 100mph repeatedly undertaking and tailgating each other, getting dangerously close before one driver finally loses control. His Mini veers across three lanes of […]

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Easter 2019 – bank holiday travel advice: best and worst times to travel in the holidays, and the roads to avoid

Easter 2019 – bank holiday travel advice: best and worst times to travel in the holidays, and the roads to avoid

More than 27 million cars are expected on Britain’s road this Easter holiday, with motorists warned that some journeys could take three times longer than usual due to congestion. Data from the RAC and traffic data analysts Inrix estimates that Good Friday alone will see 4.4m car journeys undertaken, with lengthy queues and delays along […]

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Economy drive – the family cars that beat their official MPG and those that fall short

Economy drive – the family cars that beat their official MPG and those that fall short

Tough new fuel economy tests have helped crack down on unrealistic MPG figures but there is still a significant gap between official figures and drivers’ real-world experiences. New data from a leading motoring consumer group has found that the latest Worldwide Harmonised Test Vehicle Procedure (WLTP) has brought laboratory and real-world results closer together, with […]

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MPs are UK’s biggest speeding offenders

MPs are UK’s biggest speeding offenders

Politicians are more likely to have a speeding or other motoring conviction than any other profession in the UK. Analysis of insurance data has revealed that more than one in five (22 per cent) MPs has a conviction for speeding, more than any other job. Radio presenters were next on the speeding list of shame, […]

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Police introduce detectors to spot drivers using mobile phones

Police introduce detectors to spot drivers using mobile phones

Police are cracking down on drivers who illegally use their mobile phones with a new device that detects the dangerous behaviour. The device can determine if people are using mobile phones without hands-free kits while driving. Hampshire and Thames Valley police forces are the first to use the new technology. How it works When a […]

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This is why hanging an air freshener from your mirror could see you fined £1,000

This is why hanging an air freshener from your mirror could see you fined £1,000

Drivers are being warned that hanging an air freshener from their car’s rear view mirror could see them fined and handed penalty points. Similarly, traditional decorations such as furry dice, flags and even window stickers could land you in trouble with the law, as could larger objects such as sat navs and mobile phones if they […]

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