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How to drive through floodwater (if you really have to)
Wednesday 1st February 2017

Winter weather in the UK is wet, windy, icy and cold. A combination which very few of us take delight in, least of all on our roads. With an increased risk of flooding at this time of year it’s important to know the do’s and don’ts of driving through flood water.

The Telegraph reports:

Worst speeding drivers will be fined 150% of their weekly pay
Tuesday 31st January 2017

Steve Doughty, The Mail Online, reports:

The dangers of speeding can’t be disputed. Speeding puts the life of the driver, passengers and other road users at risk. The higher the speed, the greater the risk, and dangerous driving legislation has been changed to reflect this.

Pothole breakdowns increase for the first time since 2013
Friday 27th January 2017

Sadly for your suspension, potholes are an unfortunate reality of driving on British roads. But even worse news is that they are becoming more of a problem.

Yahoo! News reports:

Do you guess how many miles you drive for your car insurance? A quarter of UK motorists are at risk of overpaying or invalidating cover.
Wednesday 25th January 2017

Having inaccurate information on your insurance documents can make your insurance invalid, so it’s hugely important to provide accurate and up to date information.

Rob Hull, The Mail Online, reports:

Cheating the system: More than 40 learners are convicted for trying to use impersonators to pass their driving test
Monday 23rd January 2017

Investing the time, money, hard work and stress into learning how to drive is a sacrifice you have to make it you want to be a safe driver. However, it appears that not only shortcuts have been taken, but young drivers have attempted to take a whole other route!

‘Clarkson parking’ trend fuelled by fat cars and fat drivers, AA boss says.
Friday 20th January 2017

Imagine you’re driving into a car park, it’s busy and you’re hunting for a space. Yet instead of finding neatly parked cars, you’re faced with large vehicles taking over two spaces. Would this frustrate you?

Mercedes GL 5.05m long, 2.4m wide
Wednesday 18th January 2017

What car do you drive? Plenty of us have smaller cars such as Ford KA’s and Renault Clio’s, but many are driving much larger vehicles which are struggling to fit in a normal parking space.

Tim Pollard, Car Magazine reports:

Driving aggressively will cost you £560 extra a year in fuel, new study reveals
Monday 16th January 2017

Driving safely is not only a benefit for other road users and the driver, but research has also shown that driving carefully will also cost you less.

Rob Hull, The Mail Online, reports:

Women drivers ‘ripped off’ at garages
Friday 13th January 2017

All of us want to get the best deal possible when purchasing a car, whether that’s a new or used model. We all like to try our bargaining skills, but what if cars aren’t your area of expertise?

Would you let your child travel alone in a self-driving car?
Wednesday 11th January 2017

Self-driving cars have been a popular topic in the media throughout 2016, but as the notion of driverless vehicles become more of a reality, it’s time to consider how they might impact on your everyday life.

Matt Burt, MSN News, reports:

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