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Shocking motorway footage shows a driver slam on their brakes in front of a police car

Shocking motorway footage shows a driver slam on their brakes in front of a police car

by Matthew Calderbank A police officer in Yorkshire has shared startling footage of a car stopping suddenly in the outside lane of a motorway to allow an emergency vehicle to pass. PC Martin Willis, of West Yorkshire Police, shared the shocking dash cam video on Twitter after the driver’s sudden stop led to an hair-raising […]

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Quiz: Can you identify the illegal driving offences most drivers don’t know?

Quiz: Can you identify the illegal driving offences most drivers don’t know?

The Highway Code is the most important book for all new and old drivers, listing the things you can and cannot legally do while driving. According to new research from GoCompare, around 75 per cent of drivers could not identify some of the driving offences in our quiz. Have a go yourself and see if […]

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Why you should never share photos of your driving licence or car documents online

Why you should never share photos of your driving licence or car documents online

Drivers have been urged not to share images of their personal or vehicle paperwork by the government agency responsible for licencing. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has this week issued a fresh warning to drivers amid concerns that they could be exposing themselves to fraud. Identity theft Whether you’re proudly showing off your […]

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Quiz: these are the most misunderstood road signs, how many can you identify?

Quiz: these are the most misunderstood road signs, how many can you identify?

A new study has revealed shocking ignorance of road signs among UK drivers. After government data revealed that there were more than 170,000 crashes on British roads in 2017, private number plate provider Click4reg.co.uk carried out a survey into motorists’ knowledge to find out if a lack of understanding was contributing to collisions. It found […]

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Cost of petrol and diesel to soar this Easter after hike in oil prices

Cost of petrol and diesel to soar this Easter after hike in oil prices

Motorists are to face an increase in petrol and diesel costs this Easter, following the rising price hike of oil. Those who are planning a getaway over the Easter break could end up paying as much as 145.9p per litre for petrol at motorway stations – significantly higher than the national average. Soaring prices The […]

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

Easter 2019 – bank holiday travel advice: the best and worst times to travel in the holidays, and all 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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Revealed: how far your car will really get once the fuel light comes on

Revealed: how far your car will really get once the fuel light comes on

Some motorists seem to thrive playing fuel light bingo, running their car down to its last reserves, while others live in terror of the illuminated warning that they’re running low on fuel. Now, new research has discovered just how far your car will go once it’s in the red, offering relief for some and spoiling […]

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Anker Roav Viva review – an Alexa assistant in your car

Anker Roav Viva review – an Alexa assistant in your car

Price: £45.99 What is it? Anker say that the Roav Viva is a world-first. Although it looks like a fairly standard in-car charger it actually brings the Amazon Alexa assistant into cars for the first time. The Roav Viva acts as a normal charger, with two high-speed USB sockets that support rapid charging for the […]

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Honda HR-V Sport review – a surprisingly sprightly SUV

Honda HR-V Sport review – a surprisingly sprightly SUV

The original HR-V was labelled the Joy Machine by Honda’s marketing bods back in the early 2000s. It was meant to appeal to young buyers with its “unique” styling and and blend the practical benefits of an SUV with a compact form. It was ahead of its time in many ways but was abandoned in […]

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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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