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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.

How to drive safely in strong winds

Storm Francis will bring strong winds and nasty driving conditions this week. Here's how to stay safe behind the wheel when it's windy.

How to save money on parking your car

From using a price comparison website to renting a driveway, our easy-to-follow advice will save you money on car parking.

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.

How to use the emergency refuge areas on smart motorways

Emergency refuge areas are a safe haven for stranded vehicles on busy smart motorways – but many motorists don’t know what they are or how to use them.

What to do after a car accident

Car accidents are an upsetting experience, but there are certain things you need to do immediately after having one. Here are the steps you must take.

How to keep cool when driving in hot weather

Keeping yourself and your car cool is vital for safe, reliable motoring when the outside temperature rises. Here are our easy-to-follow tips.

Car industry calls for support as 1 in 6 jobs at risk

The UK automotive industry needs a dedicated restart package to save 1 in 6 jobs and help restart the £18.6 billion sector says the SMMT

How to stay healthy, safe and happy when driving

Stress, boredom, poor diet and, of course, viral infection are all issues drivers can face. Read our guide to staying healthy and happy behind the wheel.

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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.