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Research shows that over 500 number plates are stolen a week in the UK

Over 500 number plates a week are being stolen in the UK by criminals targeting unsuspecting motorists, leaving many suspected of crimes from fuel drive offs to armed robbery. Figures obtained by the AA show that over 25,000 plates were

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Scotland slashes drink drive limits

The Scottish Parliament has unanimously approved slashing the drink drive limit, reducing the alcohol limit to just 50ml per 100ml of blood. The move which sees Scotland move in line with several European countries could see you facing drink drive

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Skimping on breakdown cover might just cost you more than you think

It’s a well known fact that the days of motoring on a shoe string are officially over. As our vehicles become more complex and dependent on an array of computers and sensors, repair bills and maintenance costs are rocketing through

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Fuel duty increase scrapped for 2014

The UK Chancellor, Mr George Osborne has confirmed that the planned 2014 fuel duty increase will be scrapped. The news, revealed in his Autumn Statement could save motorists 20p on every litre of petrol compared to the rises planned under Labour’s

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UK hit by “Fill and Run” epidemic as fuel prices soar

Fuel prices across the UK are soaring due to rising wholesale costs and a weakening pound, this has left the fuel industry reeling as the number of fuel thefts from forecourts has increased dramatically. The Petrol Retailers Association says that

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Weak pound and rising wholesale oil prices see UK fuel prices surge

UK Motorists have been warned that fuel prices may soon reach their highest level ever. A combination on the weak pound and surging wholesale prices has seen fuel prices rocket by over 5p a litre in a month. The latest official figures

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UK Fuel sales slump by over 10% this quarter, new car sales close behind

According to official figures by The Department of Energy and Climate Change fuel sales in the UK have slumped this spring despite a slight dip in pump prices. The figures reveal that almost 500 million fewer litres of fuel were sold between

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