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Bad parking wastes a fifth of car spaces
Car Insurance
Thursday 4th January 2018

A study has found that almost a fifth of the space available to park goes to waste, with London and Birmingham having the greatest average distance between parked cars.


Veteran Caspian Prince rolls back the years to win Newcastle’s Qualifier for Good Friday’s Sprint Final.
Wednesday 3rd January 2018

A veteran sprinter rolled back the years at Newcastle to clinch a place on Good Friday Finals Day, while two top jockeys got back in the winner’s enclosure.


Norway’s auto-dimming street lamps get brighter when traffic approaches, creating an effective energy saving solution to lighting up public roads.
Car Insurance
Tuesday 2nd January 2018

A 5 mile stretch of road in Norway has installed LED lights that dim to 20 percent when no cars are near. When a car passes, a radar sensor attached

The ever-popular 12-year-old General Tufto prepares for his 200th career start in a Southwell handicap before Christmas.
Wednesday 27th December 2017

In a week when a new pretender emerged for the Middle Distance crown, one veteran was competing in his 200th race. Meanwhile, jockey Fran Berry had five reasons to be

Motoring myths: what ‘black boxes’ reveal about our driving habits
Car Insurance
Friday 22nd December 2017

‘Black boxes’ hold an amazing amount of data about UK drivers, making them able to prove, or indeed disprove many popular theories about young drivers, female drivers and male drivers.

Rise of the white van woman: a third of commercial vehicles are now owned by female drivers
Car Insurance
Friday 22nd December 2017

There has been a 29% increase in female applications for heavy vehicle licenses, and this has resulted in 32% of van buyers now being female. Therefore, the stereotype of ‘the

Tailgating really doesn’t get you to your destination faster, Scientists prove it causes traffic jams that could double your commute time.
Car Insurance
Friday 22nd December 2017

Traffic jams are one of the biggest inconveniences of modern life and a new study suggests that tailgating could be causing them.

Joe Pinkstone, Mail Online, reports:

Keeping an equal

Beware of ‘Frantic Friday’: RAC warns of huge delays on 22nd December as 1.25 million motorists take to the roads before Christmas.
Car Insurance
Wednesday 20th December 2017

Drivers are being urged to avoid travelling on 'Frantic Friday' this week when the last of the year's commuter traffic will clash with the Christmas getaway.

Keiran Southern for MailOnline

Be prepared next time with this winter driving checklist
Car Insurance
Monday 18th December 2017

Less than a third of drivers say they carry a shovel in their car in winter, but you can be much more prepared by filling your boot with some of