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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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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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Saddle up and enjoy Ribble Valley’s cycling scene

Saddle up and enjoy Ribble Valley’s cycling scene

With less than two months to go until this year’s Ribble Valley Ride, the organisers found themselves with a big problem!

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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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