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Almost half of new car buyers considering electric

In a recent AA poll, almost half of all drivers (47%) say they will consider buying an electric vehicle when they next change their car.

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How to avoid travel sickness

Summer is coming, and with less opportunity for overseas travel, many families will holiday in the UK this year. Whether heading out on the open road for a day at the beach, or a country cottage staycation, for some people a long car journey brings the fear of car sickness.

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Catalytic converters: increased demand for precious metals fuels a surge in thefts

Admiral Insurance has reported a sharp spike in catalytic converter thefts since lockdown restrictions eased.

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Changes to London’s Congestion Charge announced

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that there will be no congestion charge after 6pm from February 21. Operating hours are currently 7am to 10pm, 7 days a week — increased during the Covid-19 pandemic to meet a condition of the Government’s financial bailout settlement.

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Crack down on drug-driving

Currently, those convicted of drug-driving are handed a driving ban, prison sentence or fine by the courts, but aren’t required to complete rehabilitation courses before resuming driving – unlike drink-drivers.

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Does driving with an unrestrained dog affect car insurance?

The image of a dog with its head out the window and its ears flapping in the wind is regularly featured in car and travel advertisements. However, not restraining your pet can land you in costly trouble if you’re involved in a collision.

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Government advised to introduce a ‘pay by mile’ road tax

The Transport Committee have advised the Government to introduce a 'pay-as-you-drive’ scheme to plug a £35 billion hole in lost fuel duty and vehicle excise duty (VED).

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Highway Code: Watching TV in self-driving cars to be allowed

The government has said that people using self-driving cars will be allowed to watch television on built-in screens under proposed updates to the Highway Code.

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Last chance for homeowners to apply for an electric vehicle charging grant

The scheme which has funded the delivery of 277,030 domestic charging devices since 2013, is set to wind down from next month.

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What are the latest rules on driving in the EU?

Now that the UK is outside the European Union (EU), people from the UK driving in Europe face a few changes. The Government has published detailed guidance for drivers that covers permits, insurance, and GB stickers.

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