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What is the position for a driver, identified as such by the registered keeper in response to a parking charge notice enquiry? Is his situation still as it were pre clause 56, ie. ignore the notice and...
My 34 year old son is a graduate student in California and is learning to drive there. He wants to buy a Toyota Prius and I'm happy to help out. I'd prefer he bought a new one but he says the insurance...
A car cut in front of me causing an accident. The driver admitted to me and my wife that her driving was "rubbish". My insurance company has passed me onto Swift Claim who is pushing to claim from the...
I received a fine for 120 Euros from Pisa Police due to entering a limited traffic zone. On the fine it stated that if I didn't pay or appeal within 30 days I would be charged 198 Euros. So I appealed...
We need to hire a car in Spain next week. From you correspondence do you have a feel for the company least likely to rip us off on spurious damage etc?
My new Fiesta doesn't handle well on highways above about 80kph, it tends to go off line and I have to make constant steering corrections, as if its been blown around by the wind. The garage told me...
I have a MINI Cooper S with Dunlop SP Sport 01 tyres (run flat) on. I had the o/s/r changed for new as I had a puncture. The n/s/r is part worn with around 3-4mm left on it, whilst the 2 fronts have...
I was served a NIP which I duly completed admitting that I was the offending driver. No other details were required nor any details of the alleged offence were offered. Suffice to say that I was driving...
Hi John , have you tested the latest corsa with 100 bhp, i do fancy the diesel but dpf put me off unless i go for the early versions, it supposed to have a longer top gear too? I like your review of the...
Hired a camper in NZ, and a few weeks after return I received an infringement notice for crossing the double-yellow lines ona twisty road. The notice advises a NZ$ 150 fine (£85 approx). Payment options...