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Fuel price rises are a good thing
High fuel prices might be a fix but they’ve driven key changes to our cars and the way we use them

High fuel prices over recent years have made motorists more focused on MPG and driving economically. They've even pushed many people to think carefully about when they use their car...

Door mirror before crash
Honesty is the best policy? Not if you're involved in a hit and run

Our writer had his car door mirror smashed by an impatient driver who didn't stop. Is this normal behaviour from road users?

Little Chef has been put up for sale  Rex Features
Little Chef: the restaurants time forgot

As Little Chef is put up for sale, our writer wonders if the restaurants' time is up

Ban lorries from driving in central London
Ban lorries from central London during the day

After yesterday’s terrible bike accident in Victoria, central London, the answer might be to restrict the hours lorries can drive in London.

It's snowing – so get out of your 4x4 and into a small car
It's snowing – so get out of your 4x4 and into a small car

A weekend of snow means red weather warnings and encouragement to stay in-doors. It's no wonder we've become obsessed with 4x4s. But the real answer is a little common sense and an equally little car.

Bentley Cheryl Cole  Getty - Bentley
Cheryl Cole in a free Bentley isn't the kind of publicity the brand needs

Bentley should be trying to shed its 'footballer’s favourite' image and move upmarket. Giving a car to Cheryl Cole won’t help that one bit.

Ban smoking in cars with kids? First let’s enforce the laws we’ve got   PA
Ban smoking in cars with kids? First let’s enforce the laws we’ve got

Banning smoking in cars carrying kids sounds thoroughly sensible but more laws with fewer police on the roads are a waste of time.

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