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You could soon be fined £70 for parking on a pavement under new laws

You could soon be fined £70 for parking on a pavement under new laws

Motorists could soon be faced with a £70 fine for parking on a pavement anywhere in England under new laws. MPs have launched an investigation to examine the problems caused when vehicles are parked on a pavement with at least one wheel, which could see hefty penalties introduced. Illegal in London Parking on a pavement […]

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BMW X5 review – big bruiser is an oasis of calm

BMW X5 review – big bruiser is an oasis of calm

The BMW X5 is a car that exposes my terrible hypocrisy. If someone asked me if they should buy one I’d immediately tell them to buy a 5 Series estate instead yet every day I had it on test I looked forward to climbing up into the X5, sinking into its sumptuous seats and generally […]

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People on this Birmingham street are painting fake disabled bays to hold their parking spaces

People on this Birmingham street are painting fake disabled bays to hold their parking spaces

“People are getting fake parking spaces painted just to bag a space” Resident Amir Ali Frustrated residents struggling to find parking spaces on their busy Birmingham street have painted unofficial disabled bays outside their homes. Drivers on a busy road in the centre of the city resorted to hiring a company to paint white wheelchair symbols […]

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Top tips for new drivers – how to build confidence on the road

Top tips for new drivers – how to build confidence on the road

Learning to drive and sitting the driving test are often highlighted as particularly stressful events but for many novice drivers the stress doesn’t disappear the minute they’ve got their licence. Passing the test shows you’ve mastered the basics of car control and understand the rules of the road but there’s still a lot to learn […]

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Britain’s best and worst service stations named

Britain’s best and worst service stations named

Britain’s best and worst motorway service stations have been named by a new study of roadside amenities. The study analysed the facilities at 112 service stations across the country and named Cobham services on the M25 as the UK’s best site. At the opposite end of the scale, Todhills (south) was rated the worst in […]

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Ring RTC1000 Premium review

Ring RTC1000 Premium review

Price: £49.99 What is it? A compact tyre compressor from car accessory powerhouse Ring. The RTC1000 Premium is a small portable unit that runs off your car’s 12V power supply and allows you to check and top up your car’s tyre pressure wherever you are. At 22cm x 20cm x 8cm it’s a fairly small […]

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This is where the most accident-prone drivers in the UK live

This is where the most accident-prone drivers in the UK live

More than a fifth of drivers in Watford have been involved in car crashes in the last five years, according to new statistics. The town pips St Albans, Hemel Hempstead, Sutton and Slough to the undesirable accolade. More than 20 per cent of drivers in all five towns have had a car accident, with 22.26 […]

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Half of Brits want a motorway element added to the driving test

Half of Brits want a motorway element added to the driving test

A survey of UK residents has revealed that most would like to see a motorway driving portion on the practical driving test. Over half (51 per cent) said motorway driving should be on the driving test. Motorway driving was, until last year, illegal for all learner drivers, but changes to the DVSA’s rules mean learners […]

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These are the driving habits British motorists find most annoying

These are the driving habits British motorists find most annoying

Going out for a drive is meant to be a relaxing experience, but even the most patient of drivers aren’t immune to a spot of road rage. The smallest of actions can transform a calm person into a hot-headed driver, with new research revealing the top 10 habits which infuriate British drivers the most. Road […]

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These are the most reliable cars for student drivers

These are the most reliable cars for student drivers

Learning to drive can be an exciting, but nerve-wracking process and choosing a car to learn or practice driving in can also be a complex task. But Warranty Direct has used its latest Reliability Index analysis to reveal a list of the most reliable cars for student drivers, taking into account the frequency and type […]

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