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My wife's 70+ licence (she's had a licence for 50+ years) needs its 3 yearly renewal. She received no reminders, so applied online. The system said it couldn't identify her. So she phoned DVLC who (after...
What's the legal situation with regard to vehicles that have protruding foot steps? I regularly see MPV taxis with side access steps fitted, sometimes nearside only and sometimes both sides, which jut...
I wish to reduce glare/UV entering through car side windows (driver and passenger). I would be be grateful if you could advise on products. The top quarter of the window would solve the problem as its...
Is it legal to advertise cars for sale online and park them on the public highway? The cars have no signs that they are for sale other than online.
I have just got a BMW X1 M Sport which has mixed tyres. It has 3 Pirelli 225/50R18 99W and the nearside front is a LingLong 225/50R18 95V. Is it safe to leave it like this?
Is there a restriction to where you can store your car after a SORN declaration? For example does it have to be on private property like driveway or garage or can it be parked on public street if my house...
Is it legal to drive a car with lights in the wheel arches and are there any colour restrictions for those lights?
Can you tell me what items I have to keep in my car by law please? There two things I can think of which may be required, a warning triangle and two yellow vests but I am not sure.
Hello, I’ve just bought a used 2023 MINI Cooper S from a MINI dealer. I’ve noticed that there are three Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tyres and one KPATOS on the off side rear. Michelin suggest that this could...
My Volvo can be started from the phone app - useful for defrosting/warming in the winter and cooling in the summer. (The car remains locked and can't be driven without the key and the driver sitting...
 

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