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Why women love this new way of buying a car
Mon, 28 May 2018

Last week, I went in to a London restaurant with my wife and daughter to eat. After the meal, I went down stairs to use the loo, but there was only one door that read 'Toilets'. 

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Nearly half of penalty charge notices (PCNs) result in cancellations 
Tue, 10 Apr 2018

It has been revealed that, following appeals from drivers who deny committing an offence, local councils threw out over 40% of all bus lane and parking fines.



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It's a sign of the times
Tue, 10 Apr 2018

Tens of thousands of the UK’s road signs could be ready for removal from across the country after a Department for Transport (DfT) report found many were superfluous.


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Icy Roads means everybody hates Potholes
Tue, 20 Mar 2018

Have you ever been driving along after the snow and ice have cleared when all of a sudden, you hit a pothole the size of a suitcase and yell something almost certainly unrepeatable? You're

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Driving home safely this Christmas
Thu, 21 Dec 2017

As the UK is set to break for the Christmas holidays, Motoring organisations are warning drivers to prepare for congestion and long delays. This weekend, delays are expected of up to four hours, as

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Car buyers - slow down and take your time
Mon, 25 Sep 2017

A recent study found that car buyers' choices can be influenced surprisingly late into their process by new advertising information or recommendations. Almost half of buyers actually change the

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PCP on Used Cars - do you get the choice?
Thu, 31 Aug 2017

As many as 90% of those buying a brand new car using a dealer's finance take out a Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) agreement. This is where the monthly payments&n

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12 things to consider buying your next used car online
Fri, 14 Jul 2017

When upgrading to your next car, one thing's for sure, you'll need an abundance of information when it comes to searching and buying online - or at the dealer's forecourt.


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How to find out if your car has got negative equity
Wed, 05 Jul 2017

Changing cars on finance is not always easy. Whilst lots of websites and dealer forecourts show a monthly payment,  they don't take in to account your trade-in or how much you owe on it. T

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"What is in a colour?" - What colour will your next car be?
Sun, 02 Jul 2017

In the fourth consecutive year, the most popular colour for brand new cars in the UK is white. This means the colours of Used Cars under four years of age should reflec

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Dash Cam evidence to cut down road rage
Tue, 13 Jun 2017

With reduced operating budgets and dropping staff levels, UK police forces have appealed to civilian car drivers in local towns and cities to help report car related crime.  

From dr

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Online car finance deals are a transparent way to buy
Fri, 09 Jun 2017

In March, car buyers spent £3.6bn on New Car finance deals, a rise of 13% on the same month in 2016, according to the Finance and Leasing Association (FLA).

Some of the most popular

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Failure to update your insurance could lead to fines
Wed, 31 May 2017

Almost a quarter of drivers are telling lies to their insurance companies about how many points they have on their licence.

In the hope of keeping costs down, those hiding the truth are l

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Concerned about the mileage on your next Used Car?
Thu, 25 May 2017

Searching for your next car is likely to be an exciting prospect, especially as more of this can now be done online. You will have your own criteria when researching, including which cars need to b

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Smart motorways are a mystery to over 50% of drivers
Wed, 24 May 2017

With the rise of 'Smart' motorways, it is a concern that less than half of motorists know where to pull over safely when using these new, adaptable roads.

New figures have reveale

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DVSA could help students choose a Driving Instructor
Tue, 23 May 2017

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has raised concerns over falling driving tuition standards by Instructors whereby well over 50% of all driving tests are being failed, leading many st

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Could your Infotainment system be next on the list?
Tue, 16 May 2017

Forget eating or texting at the wheel, it's your car infotainment system that could be next on the banned list.

The ba

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