Reader Letters: Insurance groups and motorway gantry gaffes


Your correspondence this week includes insight into how smart motorway matrix signs work and more on car insurance premiums can alter...
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News: ‘Scalextric’ recharging to be tested on motorway


A section of British motorway will be fitted with a Scalextric-type system to recharge electric cars on the move next year, under plans in a document...
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News: M25 “collapse” in heavy rain leads to 10-mile...


Cars were damaged and 10-mile tailbacks developed after the road surface of the M25 was said to collapse during heavy rainfall this morning
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Cars’ frugality fuels fear of new tollroads and road...


As ministers seek to replace the falling take from motoring taxes, new automatic charging at the Dartford crossing may give them ideas.
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News: Councils to spread treacle on winter roads to...


More drivers could find themselves in a sticky situation this winter when councils start using a blend of treacle and salt to treat icy roads.
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Cameras could penalise motorway tailgaters


First they were used to catch speeders; then to collar drivers who crossed red lights, strayed into bus lanes or stopped in box junctions. Now cameras...
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Top 10 excuses for stopping on a motorway hard shoulder


A driver who stopped on the hard shoulder of a motorway told a patrolman he did so when he saw the word “fire” on his car’s dashboard, only...
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Government plans to turn UK streets into 15mph cycle-friendly...


The government plans to turn some streets into slow zones where drivers, banned from overtaking, will be limited to 15mph.
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News: Drivers’ champion wanted who cares about buses...


Could it be the ideal part-time job for Jeremy Clarkson? The government is recruiting a chairman for a new organisation to champion motorists.
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Advice: How to claim for pothole damage to your car


Follow our 6-point guide to claiming compensation for damage to your car caused by a pothole