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Top tips to cut your driving bills

Saving money by driving less during the pandemic? Carry on with that once you start spending more time behind the wheel again.

Out on the roads this winter? Don’t leave home without these

Keep yourself safe, warm and visible in winter with these essential items in the latest winter driving advice series from The Car Expert.

Ten top tips for driving this winter

Winter is coming. And while most parts of the UK haven’t had snow yet, it’s probably only a matter of time before the white stuff appears.

Police to crack down on uninsured drivers

Police forces across the UK have launched a national effort to bring down the number of uninsured drivers on the roads.

Loophole over mobile phone use by drivers set to be closed

A loophole that allows drivers to escape punishment for hand-held phone use will be closed under plans announced by the Government.

Mobile video calls pose ‘clear and present danger’ on our roads

RAC warns that video calling services such as FaceTime, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp poses a “new, clear and present danger” on UK roads.

More than half of drivers exceed 30mph limit, says DfT

Department for Transport analysis found that 54% of drivers exceeded 30mph speed limits during free-flow conditions last year.

Drink-drive crashes up 3% in 12 months

There has been a 3% annual rise in the number of drink-drive crashes on Britain’s roads, new figures show.

Motorway speed limits past roadworks to rise to 60mph

Speed limits past motorway roadworks in England will be increased from 50mph to 60mph to cut journey times and ease drivers’ frustrations.

Traffic returning to pre-pandemic levels

Road traffic is quickly returning to normal in the UK, with latest figures putting traffic this week at nearly 90% of pre-pandemic levels.

Six health conditions drivers must declare to the DVLA

If you suffer from certain illnesses or health conditions that could affect your driving, you’re required by the DVLA to inform them.

Drivers facing petrol price rises as lockdown eases

The average price of fuel went up in June, ending three months of price drops as lockdown eased – but it's still cheaper than in January.

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