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I'd like some advice regarding the following situation. I'm in the overtaking lane of a three lane motorway, having just overtaken a vehicle in the middle lane. I start to move back into the middle lane,...
In 2006 my son got side-swiped by a left-hand drive Polish lorry. Whilst overtaking in a long slow queue on a motorway, he was clipped on the rear of his car by the lorry which pulled out, signalling as...
I read with interest the letter from CH regarding the in-car video cameras. I have had one in my car for the last five months, prompted by a couple of close calls with cars stopping very suddenly in front...
Can you advise me please? I am thinking of getting a bigger car and have my eye on a Skoda Octavia. If I go for a model with the 1.4 TSI 122 BHP engine will I have to let the turbo 'spool' down before...
I noted your reply to JA, Peacehaven and was a bit concerned that your readers may not have understood your point. The Highway Code and the Road Traffic Act are quite clear and that is that passing on...
Last week I was on the M25 at the M3 section. I was driving in the inside lane, the next two lanes were empty and there was a car in lane four. The only way to pass was to "under pass", for which I believe...
With my DVLA road tax reminder I received a leaflet exhorting me to save money (and petrol) by adopting a “smarter driving style”. Included was the advice not to coast downhill or towards lights in neutral...
Can you please explain how the i-Shift in a 2008-2010 Jazz works in practice? Do you have a choice between fully automatic and using the steering wheel paddles to change, or must one always use the paddles?...
I have a Honda Civic Hybrid automatic. On two occasions the Honda has lurched forward from starting and I haven't had time to react before hitting something just ahead, on the last occasion a brick wall....
When I did my driving test back in 1964 I seem to remember that the Highway Code had an introductory section in which it was stated that: "The pedestrian has the right of way at all times.” I wonder if...
 

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