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I've seen a car advertised via a well known classifieds website. The price is attractive. Very attractive. The seller says her job has moved to USA and she is in New York, hence the reason for the sale,...
I have seen a Porsche 911 advertised online which is considerably cheaper than most others particularly for the age. Although advertised as being for sale in England on contacting the seller within a very...
My son just turned 17 and pestered me to get him a provisional licence. I Googled and the first site that came up was ‘provisionalicence.co.uk’ I clicked to order the licence and paid the £50, only to...
A word of warning to motorists filling up at automated filling stations in France. I've just returned from a 2-week trip, and on checking my credit card account on line I discovered evidence of (apparent)...
I’m the first to admit my own stupid fault but my photo licence was up for renewal, so I typed that into Google and the first website listed deals. It was orange, like .gov.uk sites, and I went straight...
I am currently trying to sell my car through AutoTrader. So far, the only four responses have been from scammers saying that they will pay the full price but are abroad at present. They seem to concentrate...
I learned in April 2013 that my then insurer had paid out on a claim from someone who alleged I had damaged their vehicle in 2011. I was not aware of this claim, still less given an opportunity to contest...
I followed up a Gumtree ad for a Ford S-Max (2010 reg) with low mileage in Watford which sounded like a good deal. I heard nothing initially but then received an answer explaining that the car was no longer...
Last week my wife had a minor bump in Bolton town centre. She was reversing round a corner when she clipped a car that was turning out of the corner. The damage was minimal, with just a scrape, no dent...
My immaculate, low mileage 2007 Golf GTi is currently advertised for sale on the Autotrader website for £9350. Several days ago I received a text message stating the following: "Is your Volkswagen still...
 

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