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What is a 1.2 Ford Fiesta 2013 like on the motorway?
I have passed my driving three months ago and I'm now planning to go on a short trip using the motorway. I know slip roads are there to gain appropriate speed before joining a motorway's left hand lane....
Last year I lost a hubcap on my car on the motorway and caused damage to the car behind me where we exchanged details. I informed my insurance company and now at renewal, I find my insurance class has...
What should we do if we break down in the live lane of a Smart motorway? Should we ring 999, for example?
Please, can you tell me what the most comfortable car would be for motorway use? My budget would be up to £45k
I've always understood that motorway X signs surrounded by a red ring are mandatory, so if you don't obey them, you deserve what you get. However, I have also seen these signs without the red ring around...
I read that if your tyre blows out when driving on a motorway you should never brake but go to a lower gear and try to steer the car to the hard shoulder. Is this sound advice?
I was driving home last night and the front of my car was struck by an unknown object that came from out of nowhere. Is there anyway I can claim for damages to the vehicle as my windscreen is shattered...
Surely on a slip road one should give way to a lane they want to enter? Braking for a vehicle wanting to join could cause an accident. One has to be aware what is legal as well as sensible.
Do you regard daytime running lights as safe? I am amazed by the number of drivers who drive with only their 'running lights' on during the early evening and sometimes in darkness, thinking that as they...
 

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