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Sainsbury’s and Asda announce fuel cap as part of merger plan

Sainsbury’s and Asda announce fuel cap as part of merger plan

Supermarket chains Sainsbury’s and Asda have announced plans to cap fuel price profits as part of their proposed merger. The two businesses, which along with Tesco and Morrisons make up the UK’s “big four” supermarkets, announced last April that they were planning to merge. The move would make them the biggest supermarket group in the […]

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Car insurance costs could fall as Government rethinks compensation rules

Car insurance costs could fall as Government rethinks compensation rules

Drivers in the UK could see a reduction in insurance premiums as the government launches a review into a controversial discount applied to injury pay-outs. The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice David Gauke has confirmed that he has started a review of the personal injury discount rate – known as the Ogden […]

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Police share chilling photos to warn drivers about the dangers of standing water

Police share chilling photos to warn drivers about the dangers of standing water

Drivers have been have warned of the dangers of standing water as severe weather and flood warnings are in place across the UK. It comes following crashes which have seen cars written off after they aquaplaned on roads affected by recent heavy rains. Warning comes after serious crashes Road Policing Scotland tweeted a picture of […]

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Drivers could be fined £100 for playing music too loudly

Drivers could be fined £100 for playing music too loudly

Motorists are to be fined for playing their music too loudly while driving, as part of a clampdown on anti-social behaviour. An English council has announced plans to trial a scheme that means drivers can be fined £100 for a range of car-related anti-social behaviour, including cranking up the music. Bradford Council has introduced a […]

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UK’s most accident-prone cars named – do you drive a crash magnet?

UK’s most accident-prone cars named – do you drive a crash magnet?

The UK’s most accident-prone cars have been named and it’s bad news for Toyota Prius drivers, as well as owners of Vauxhalls, Seats and Mitsubishi. An analysis of government crash data has revealed the makes and models most likely to be involved in a crash – with the Toyota Prius holding the unfortunate title of […]

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Motorist reports drink-driver after crash – forgetting he is also drunk

Motorist reports drink-driver after crash – forgetting he is also drunk

A driver who called police to report a drink-driver has also been charged with drink-driving after apparently forgetting he was over the limit. The hapless motorist was involved in what police called a minor collision between a Vauxhall Agila and Peugeot 207 on Sunday afternoon. Suspecting the other driver had been drinking, he called police […]

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How will a no-deal Brexit affect fuel prices?

How will a no-deal Brexit affect fuel prices?

A no-deal Brexit has many potential effects on motorists. From having to acquire multiple international driving permits, to the need for extra insurance documentation and even having to change number plates, there are a series of changes drivers need to be prepared for. While the impact on documentation is still up in the air, the […]

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New law helps drivers fight back against dodgy parking firms

New law helps drivers fight back against dodgy parking firms

Drivers across Britain are now better protected against dodgy private parking firms after the passing of a new law. The Parking (Code of Practice) Act 2019 received Royal Assent on March 15 and brings in a series of measures to toughen regulation of the private parking sector. It makes it easier to challenge unfair parking […]

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The luxury car key that costs £200,000

The luxury car key that costs £200,000

Just when you thought the world of supercar ownership couldn’t get any more ridiculous, along comes a product that makes the £9.5 million Bugatti La Voutire Noire look like good value. Testing the theory that a fool and their money are easily parted, ‘luxury wristwear’ firm Senturion Key has just announced plans for a wrist-worn […]

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Parking fees set to double as councils expected to pull in £1bn

Parking fees set to double as councils expected to pull in £1bn

Drivers around the country could be facing significant increases in parking fees as councils prepare to coin in a record £1 billion in the coming year. Research by the RAC Foundation has found many councils are planning to increase their parking charges from April, with some hiking prices by as much as 230 per cent. […]

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