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Why DVLA is immobilising innocent motorists


Bugs in the new system for policing vehicle tax leave drivers at risk of being stranded even if they have paid what they owe.
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Letters of the week, November 29


This week: roundabouts, Northolt and Vauxhall Zafiras
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Paperless road tax loses Britain £45m


The decision to scrap the tax disc is costing the government £45m a year in lost revenue
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Without a tax disc, how can I check that my vehicle...


According to the Department for Transport (DfT), the number of untaxed cars on UK roads has more than doubled since the tax disc was abolished last...
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Why are some of my car's previous owners missing from...


The original logbook of my 3.4-litre Jaguar Mk 2 shows three previous owners
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Letters of the week: November 15


This week: driving tests, diesel, the DVLA and fog
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Letters of the week: November 8


This week: driverless technology, older drivers, the DVLA and the Ford Anglia
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Parking company stripped of power to enforce tickets...


Hundreds of car parks across Britain could descend into a free-for-all after the effective shutdown of one of Britain’s biggest parking companies
How can I trace the ownership of a classic car?

How can I trace the ownership of a classic car?


Q. My grandfather bought a Bentley from Jack Barclay in Berkeley Square, central London, in the 1950s. I believe he also sold it through the dealer...
The wrongs of overtaking on the inside: does being branded a careless driver fit the crime?

The wrongs of overtaking on the inside


Will Dron admits he was wrong to undertake a lane-hogger, but as the police exercise new powers, is three penalty points, a 40% rise in insurance...
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Are old-style paper driving licences become "no longer...


My husband and I still hold our original paper driving licences but when trying to use them as ID we have been told on several occasions that they...
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Letters of the week, June 28


This week: more rip-off car repairs, a diplomatic incident and DVLA cherished numbers.