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I am over 70 and in good health. Under the latest lockdown rules am I allowed to use my car for reasons other than shopping?
It appears that the Government will be 'forcing' the over-70's to stay indoors. Surely, I can take my car out for a drive (on my own, windows shut and full tank of fuel)? Not only will it keep the car...
I'm 80-years-old and have driven since I was 20. I now want a smaller car with good all-round vision and sprightly acceleration. What do you recommend?
What petrol car do you suggest for easy OAP access and a comfortable ride?
An elderly relative (86 and in good health) has been quoted a renewal premium of £1562 by Lexus, with whom he has been for some years, for his 2009 Lexus RX450H Hybrid. He drives no more than 5000 miles...
I'm renewing my driving licence at 70 and I want to maintain it for riding a small motorcycle - a lambretta up to 150cc. Can I do it online or must I fill out something special?
I would like your advice on behalf of my elderly parents please. They are looking for a new small SUV or hatchback with a low boot lip to load my sister's wheelchair without having to lift it up too high....
I need a small, easy to drive car for my parents. They have severe back problems and need soft suspension and, ideally, wide opening doors. If it was economical that would be better - but comfort is more...
I have just had my 2013 Volkswagen Touran recall part changed, it was an NOx engine control unit (23R7), and only 5 days later (I don't drive it much) two orange lights came on. Volkswagen say it needs...
We have a 2015 automatic, 1.6 Volkswagen Touran TDI. It's driven approximately 8000 miles per year. Bearing in mind that we are in our seventies, what would our best option be for a non diesel multi fuel,...
 

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