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These are the cheapest places for petrol and diesel in the UK

These are the cheapest places for petrol and diesel in the UK

Petrol prices jumped an average of 5p per litre last month, according to the RAC, the second worst monthly rise in 19 years. Petrol hit an average of 128.06p per litre, while diesel soared 3p per litre to 133.7p in April, marking three consecutive months of rises. As those prices are national averages, they hide […]

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Half of Britons want older drivers banned from the roads

Half of Britons want older drivers banned from the roads

Half of British people want to see older motorists banned from the road entirely, according to a new survey. The shocking approach to older motorists was revealed in a poll that also found more than half of people want the legal driving age raised and more than two-thirds back regular compulsory retesting. Resitting the driving […]

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This simple finance trick could save you hundreds of pounds on your car

This simple finance trick could save you hundreds of pounds on your car

UK car buyers are increasingly turning to finance deals to fund their car, with around 90 per cent of new car purchases completed with some form of finance. Last year Britons spent £36.9 million on car finance but new research has uncovered how drivers could save enough money to fuel their car for months just […]

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Sainsbury’s offering 10p per litre off fuel this bank holiday – here’s how to claim your voucher

Sainsbury’s offering 10p per litre off fuel this bank holiday – here’s how to claim your voucher

The May bank holiday is just around the corner, with people heading offer to spend time with family and friends over the three day weekend. Since many will be taking to the roads, Sainsbury’s is offering 10p a litre off fuel, and also dropping the price of petrol by 2p a litre. The deal could […]

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Drivers can claim MOT for £10 when buying anything from Halfords

Drivers can claim MOT for £10 when buying anything from Halfords

Drivers can get their MOT for just £10 with any purchase from a Halfords store, as part of a limited offer. The promotion is available for two weeks only and will shave more than £40 off the price of the annual motoring check-up. A bargain price The offer runs until Wednesday 15 May and can […]

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Here’s where you are most likely to get a speeding ticket – and where it’s most likely to be cancelled

Here’s where you are most likely to get a speeding ticket – and where it’s most likely to be cancelled

Government data has revealed where drivers are most likely to be given a speeding ticket, as well as where they are most likely to have them cancelled. Analysis of fixed penalty notices (FPNs) issued in 2018 show that drivers in Avon and Somerset were handed almost 200,000 tickets – the equivalent of 548 a day. […]

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May Day bank holiday traffic: busiest holiday since 2016 predicted

May Day bank holiday traffic: busiest holiday since 2016 predicted

Drivers looking to make the most of the coming long weekend are being warned to expect the worst May Day bank holiday traffic in three years. An estimated 13 million leisure trips are predicted to be taken by car this coming weekend, the busiest in three years, according to research of drivers’ plans conducted by […]

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Motorway signs should be redrawn to cut careless driving, says watchdog

Motorway signs should be redrawn to cut careless driving, says watchdog

Motorway signs should be redesigned to address concerns that poor visibility is contributing to a rise in careless driving, according to an independent transport watchdog. Transport Focus has called for a rethink of how signs are laid out after a survey found that almost one in five drivers has carried out a last-minute or potentially […]

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Why failing to indicate could see you fined thousands and lose your licence – even if there are no other cars

Why failing to indicate could see you fined thousands and lose your licence – even if there are no other cars

It is a massive bugbear for many on UK roads, but failing to indicate when turning a vehicle could also land drivers in hot water with authorities – even if there are no other cars near them on the road in question. While every qualified driver is aware that indicating is important, many may not […]

Driving Law
Britain’s worst learners: the towns with the most dangerous student drivers

Britain’s worst learners: the towns with the most dangerous student drivers

Learner drivers in Peterborough are the most dangerous in Britain, according to new analysis of driving offence data. Students in the PE postcode are the most likely to have penalty points on their provisional driving licence, while learners in Scotland are the most law-abiding. The analysis of DVLA data from Hippo Leasing reveals that per […]

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