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Steve McQueen in Le Mans – the graphic novel

"Steve McQueen in Le Mans" is a stunning new graphic novel interpretation of the cult racing movie, released with the blessing of McQueen's estate.
12 points on your driving licence after speeding?

So, you face 12 points on your driving licence after speeding....

Straying beyond the speed limit puts you at risk of being prosecuted. If you face 12 points on your licence as a result of speeding, what can you do? (sponsored)
Tackling fleet management concerns

How to tackle major fleet management concerns

One of the key attributes of a good fleet manager is organisation. Even with reliable fleet management, there are many challenges and concerns that arise.
Does your music affect your driving?

Does your music make you an unsafe driver?

Music has a unique ability to play with your mood and affect your thoughts. So does your choice of music behind the wheel make you a dangerous driver?
Used car warranty - what is the law and what are your rights?

Used car warranty– the law and your rights

If you are buying a second-hand car, there can be considerable confusion as to what to expect in terms of a used car warranty and what your rights are when something goes wrong.
What is GAP insurance? (The Car Expert)

What is GAP insurance and should you have it?

If you've ever bought a car from a dealer, you will know how hard they try to sell you GAP insurance. But what is GAP and should you be buying it?
Penalties for mobile phone use while driving have doubled

Tough new mobile phone penalties now in force

As of today, drivers caught using their mobile phones on UK roads will be subject to much harsher penalties, meaning new drivers can face disqualification.
Road tax disc DVLA UK

What happens to the road tax when you sell your car?

The rules for paying road tax when buying or selling a car changed two years ago, yet it still causes confusion and has potentially cost the UK hundreds of millions of pounds.
UK road accident statistics

UK road accident statistics: Safe, but could be better

While the UK has strict road safety laws, there were still 1,780 road deaths in the last year. That's just under five people dying every day on UK roads (sponsored post).
Rejecting a car under the Consumer Rights Act | The Car Expert

Rejecting a car – your consumer rights

Have you bought a new or used car that is faulty or not fit for purpose? Read The Car Expert's comprehensive guide to your consumer rights when rejecting a car.
Giving way to emergency vehicles – what should you do?

Giving way to emergency vehicles

Dealing with an emergency vehicle can panic drivers. What are you supposed to do? Should you cross into an intersection or mount a kerb to get out of the way?
White Car Tesla Model S line up

The future of car rental is here now

Whitecar claims to be redefining the car rental market with a fleet of new Tesla Model S cars and a personal, all-inclusive delivery service. So how does it all stack up?
Distracted driving is dangerous

The dangers of distracted driving

Anything that causes you to take your eyes off the road when driving is putting you and others at risk. Guest author Chris Triplett discusses the dangers of distracted driving.
Nokian Weatherproof all-season tyre

All-season tyres: should you bother?

August may not seem like the ideal time to be talking about tyre performance during winter months. But if you are likely to be buying tyres any time in the next few months, it could be vital.
Drink-driving offences are heavily targeted by police

Ten commonly committed motoring offences in the UK

About 250,000 motorists are disqualified from driving each year in the UK, and around a quarter of current drivers have a driving conviction on their record.
ARCX Ford Fusion NASCAR at Rockingham Motor Speedway

My awesome NASCAR driving experience

Stuart says that the NASCAR drive experience run by ARCX at Rockingham is the best fun he has ever had behind the wheel of a car.
A Disklok steering wheel lock helps keep your car secure

Keeping your vehicle safe and secure

There are various methods to help you keep your vehicle secure, and the best choice for your needs will depend on your car's features and your budget.
Aquaplaning is a dangerous occurrence on the roads

How to deal with aquaplaning

What is aquaplaning? Although it sounds like an extreme water sport, it is a very dangerous phenomenon which can occur on a very wet road.
Car check you should make this Autumn

Driving safely, whatever the weather

Driving safely is critical when the weather turns nasty, yet some drivers seem to lose their senses exactly when considered judgments are most important.
Could you earn money from your car when you're not using it?

Can you earn money from your car?

Could you be making money from your car? Here are some suggestions for monetising your motor and earning yourself some extra cash (sponsored post).
Road rage graphic

Putting the brakes on road rage

More than 80 per cent of drivers on UK roads claim to have been the victims of a road rage incident. So what can be done about it?
DVSA theory test road signs

Could you pass your driving theory test today?

Can someone who has been driving for 5 years or more pass their theory test today? It's a question that has been doing the rounds on the internet over the last few weeks.
Car insurance application form, car key and keyring

How to save thousands on your car insurance

Follow the tips in this article to make sure that you are getting the best deal for your car insurance while still getting the best cover for your needs.
The Carcraft road rage gauge

How high do you rank on the road rage scale?

You can now gauge your rage and compare it with your fellow motorists in the Jennings Road Rage Ranker. Are you calm or crazy? (sponsored post)
Uber black Mercedes-Benz

Am I able to claim if I am injured in an...

Uber has become a massively popular "ride-sharing" taxi service, but what are your legal rights if you are involved in an accident while riding in an Uber vehicle?

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