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Cost of motoring: how much will you spend over a lifetime at the wheel?

We all know running a car is an expensive business. But exactly how costly is it? Over an average driver’s lifetime, do you think motoring will cost tens of thousands or hundreds of thousands of pounds? Now we’ve got some answers. Two lots of research have come up with figures. While neither agrees with the […]

Learner drivers to be allowed on motorways for the first time from June

The government has confirmed learner drivers will be allowed on motorways from June this year. It’s one of the biggest single changes to the process of learning to drive since the driving test was introduced in 1935. Overwhelming approval during a government consultation led to the green light. Learners will now be able to drive […]

Smart motorways: fines or re-training for those who break the rules

The government is investigating fining more drivers who ignore lane closures on smart motorways. Highways England, which manages the motorway network, is currently trialling cameras designed to automatically snap cars driving in lanes marked with a red cross. Drivers caught illegally using the closed lanes could then be hit with a £100 fine. And police […]