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How a dirty car could cost you £1,000

Keeping your car's number plates and lights clean is essential for safety – and to avoid a substantial fine.

Winter driving: how to prepare you and your car

Winter is coming and it's already getting dark. Prepare your car for the coming conditions to stay safe over the colder darker months

How to drive safely with pets on board

We explain how carry larger animals, such as dogs, in your car safely – including using a boot crate and seatbelt harness.

Car fog lights: how and when to use them

Everything you need to know about car fog lights, including how and when to switch them on, plus the penalty for using them incorrectly.

How to declare an exemption from the MOT test

If your vehicle is exempt from MOT testing, you will need to complete a V112 exemption form. Here's what you need to know.

What is the margin for error of UK speed cameras?

How far beyond the speed limit will a camera flash? We look at the margin of error for speed cameras – and why this threshold exists.

2020 motoring events: the car shows cancelled by coronavirus

Whether you enjoy a good chinwag at a breakfast meeting or watching historic racing cars on a circuit, here are some of the best motoring events of 2020.

How wrapping your motor could invalidate your car insurance

If your car has been wrapped and you don't declare it, your insurance could be void. We explain the rules around car wraps.

How to drive safely on the school run

The school-run starts again this week for millions of parents. Here's our guide to staying safe if you drive your children to school.

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2020 motoring events: the car shows cancelled by coronavirus

Whether you enjoy a good chinwag at a breakfast meeting or watching historic racing cars on a circuit, here are some of the best motoring events of 2020.

Why you MIGHT need new number plates next year

Previously, the government warned British drivers they'd need a GB sticker EVEN if they had a set of Euro-plates with the Great Britain identifier.

How wrapping your motor could invalidate your car insurance

If your car has been wrapped and you don't declare it, your insurance could be void. We explain the rules around car wraps.

Car fog lights: how and when to use them

Everything you need to know about car fog lights, including how and when to switch them on, plus the penalty for using them incorrectly.

How to find the cheapest petrol and diesel near you

Fuel prices fluctuate regularly, but they also vary from one petrol station to the next. Here’s our actionable guide to finding the cheapest fuel near you.