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Low-emission cars: what to consider and the models to look out for

Low-emission cars: what to consider and the models to look out for

AA Car’s James Fairclough shares his expertise on the growing new and used alternative fuel vehicle market

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Seat belt law: when you do and don’t need one and the fines for breaking the rules

Seat belt law: when you do and don’t need one and the fines for breaking the rules

New data has revealed that almost a third of people killed in car crashes in the UK in 2018 weren’t wearing a seat belt.  The figures obtained from police forensic investigators also showed that there has been a six per cent increase in the number of “unbelted” fatalities in two years.  Separate research by road […]

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How to buy a used car: options for purchasing a second-hand car at a dealership or online

How to buy a used car: options for purchasing a second-hand car at a dealership or online

Before the rise of the internet, such buyers had limited options in finding a second-hand car, with car dealerships and classified adverts about the only choice. While both options are still hugely popular if you don’t fancy wearing out your shoe leather traipsing around town, there are alternative methods to finding your next car. We’ve […]

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How to appeal a parking fine: your rights around unfair tickets explained – and how to save cash

How to appeal a parking fine: your rights around unfair tickets explained – and how to save cash

Getting a parking ticket is always a pain, but a ticket issued unfairly is even worse. Luckily, there are steps you to can take to appeal an unfair parking ticket. Last year, councils raked in a whopping £930 million in parking fines and charges. Yet 56 per cent of those who appeal parking fines are […]

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How to control your car if you skid: winter driving tips from experts to handle front and back wheel skids

How to control your car if you skid: winter driving tips from experts to handle front and back wheel skids

Advice on how to keep control in bad weather and what to do if you lose it

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How to drive in heavy rain and flooding: tips for driving in wet road conditions

How to drive in heavy rain and flooding: tips for driving in wet road conditions

Advice on coping with adverse conditions on the roads

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Hydrogen cars: How the fuel cell works, where the UK’s filling stations are and how expensive they are to run

Hydrogen cars: How the fuel cell works, where the UK’s filling stations are and how expensive they are to run

The Government has announced that it is accelerating the ban on new petrol and diesel cars.  It now wants to outlaw the sale of fossil fuel cars by 2035 and has extended its plans to cover hybrid vehicles as well. As a result, a lot of attention has turned to battery electric vehicles (BEVs), which […]

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What are smart motorways? How they work, and why there are questions over their safety

What are smart motorways? How they work, and why there are questions over their safety

Your guide to the controversial roads, how to use them, stay safe and avoid fines

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Driving licence points explained: the offences that carry points, how many you can get and where to check your licence

Driving licence points explained: the offences that carry points, how many you can get and where to check your licence

Motoring offences fall into one of 15 types and the points you can incur vary

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