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Everything you need to know about number plate cloning – including fines you could face

Everything you need to know about number plate cloning – including fines you could face

The number of crimes relating to cloned or false number plates has soared by up to 179 per cent, according to recent police figures. Some regions in the UK have experienced close to a 200 per cent rise of number plate cloning in just one year – but what is it and what are the […]

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Excellent Customer Service award for Allingtons Kia

Excellent Customer Service award for Allingtons Kia

Motability customers in Ashington can be sure of receiving award winning customers service when they visit local dealer allingtons, who have won a regional award for their work with the Motability Car Scheme.

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What to do if you misfuel your car

What to do if you misfuel your car

According to RAC estimates, one driver every three minutes misfuels their car and a staggering 150,000 cars are filled with the wrong fuel every year. It’s clearly an easier mistake to make than people imagine and it can come with repair bills running into thousands of pounds. Making matters worse, while breakdown services and specialist […]

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Driving in the EU after Brexit: from licence validity to international driving permits, everything we know

Driving in the EU after Brexit: from licence validity to international driving permits, everything we know

With Brexit a little over a month away there’s still a huge amount of uncertainty around whether a deal on Britain’s exit from the EU will be reached. For drivers that translates into uncertainty about what they will need to do to drive legally on the continent after March 29. The details of any possible […]

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How to avoid online car scams – DVLA issues its top tips

How to avoid online car scams – DVLA issues its top tips

The DVLA has issued a new guide to help drivers stay safe from fraud on the internet. Motorists are being increasingly targeted by cyber criminals, with everything from fake car tax refunds to fraudulent sales and cloning all being used to defraud unsuspecting drivers. Last week the DVLA warned drivers not to fall for a […]

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Vehicle recall issued by manufacturer and urges drivers to get them checked

Vehicle recall issued by manufacturer and urges drivers to get them checked

Car manufacturer Vauxhall have issued a safety recall on Astra Diesels built in 2016 model year

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How to drive safely in snow and ice: essential dos and don’ts in winter weather

How to drive safely in snow and ice: essential dos and don’ts in winter weather

With forecasts for many parts of the country to suffer more snowy and icy conditions the roads are likely to be treacherous for many drivers. Avoiding driving if possible is often the best advice in such conditions but for many people that’s not an option. With that in mind here are a few things you […]

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How to drive in snow – simple methods for staying in control in winter conditions

How to drive in snow – simple methods for staying in control in winter conditions

With parts of the country in the grip of wintry blasts and more snow and ice forecast it’s important to know how to cope on the roads. As well as making sure you and your car are properly prepared, you should know the basics for staying in control and staying out of danger. Take it […]

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Seat belt law – how to stay safe and avoid fines

Seat belt law – how to stay safe and avoid fines

New research from road safety charity Brake has found that almost half of drivers aged 24 and under have been in a car with someone not wearing a seat belt in the last year. That’s despite the fact that it’s been 36 years since wearing a seat belt became compulsory. There’s also the small matter […]

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How to defrost your windscreen: new car de-icing technique goes viral – here’s how it works

How to defrost your windscreen: new car de-icing technique goes viral – here’s how it works

With Britain firmly in the grip of mid-winter, an iced-up windscreen is just one of the inconveniences prolonging a usually simple commute to work. People have been debating the best way to remove frost from your car for as long as it’s been a problem, but one new technique making the rounds on social media […]

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