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Are you breaking these five unusual driving laws?
Is a blood test for drowsy drivers a good idea?
How to deal with sun glare while driving
Remember remember tips for hosting a safe fireworks party
Community days
The lowdown on graduated driving licences
Are you quitting smoking this Stoptober?
Stricter mobile phone driving laws: what's changed?
Road tax is changing in April – here's what you need to know
Top tips for planning a successful road trip
Horses on the road – top safety tips for drivers
MOT rules are changing – what does that mean for you?
Fact or fiction? 5 summer driving myths busted
Move or improve – what's the best way to get the home you need?
What happens when you're caught speeding?
Why do so many people avoid parallel parking?
The hidden factors that can boost property prices (and insurance premiums)
Freehold vs Leasehold: Understanding the differences (and the dangers)
How to climb up the property ladder
How do modifications affect the price of your insurance?
How to keep your garden safe and secure
On the move? A guide to renting
True or false? 5 common car insurance myths
3 essential things to think about before learning to drive
The Hole Truth — what to do if your car's damaged by a pothole
How to protect your home against flooding
Parking prangs
What to do if your car is aquaplaning
Why parking your car has become a tight squeeze
What to do if your car is skidding
Five things you can do to beat Blue Monday
Terrific tunnels from around the world
Motoring offences
How to stop thieves stealing Christmas
Who are the angriest drivers?
Be clear on driving safely in fog
Most congested city
Driving safe
Connected cars and courses
The paper tax disc, do you want it back?
Attractive pedestrians driving young drivers to distraction
Driving in harmony with lorry drivers
Who are the worst drivers on Britain's roads?
Terrifying traffic tales
How to keep the spiders out!
Car commuting and your health
Air pollution
Life at Hastings Direct — Gemma, Team Leader
How to beat driver fatigue on long journeys
Life at Hastings Direct — Tim, Training executive
The great school run debate
Life at Hastings Direct — Louis, HR Administrator
Driving laws around the world
Life at Hastings Direct — Kieran, Team Leader
Driving abroad and holidays
Life at Hastings Direct — Marc, Director of financial planning & analysisr
Not interested in Pokémon Go? It may be interested in you…
Life at Hastings Direct — Danni, Team Leader
Six ways to stop summer thieves
10 great motoring milestones
Would you trust a self-driving car?
Pump and run
2mph limit for towns? A quick look at the history of speeding
Top tips for driving in summer
History of motorbike safety — crazy motorbike safety stats
Bad habits
Would you be a blood donor?
Driving distractions
Get on your bike
How stressful is it teaching your kids to drive?
What's your biggest driving distraction?
Top tips for passing your driving test
Driving test reforms
How Bexhill became the birthplace of British motoring
In focus… the Pink Ribbon Foundation
Safety and speeding
Perfect picnic hotspots
Driving behaviours
How to reduce your carbon footprint — at home and on the road
Young drivers are biggest speeding offenders
How to keep your pets happy on the move
Risks and repairs
Car games for the Easter weekend
Long distance driving tips
Driving offences
Covering the little things
Driverless cars
Our top 10 most loved cars of all time
Going ultra low
Driver safety
Winter weather warning
Positive start to the year
Reliability and security
UK government switches focus to 2016
A Christmas warning
Going electric
Zero emission
Osborne sends mixed messages to motorists
Hand-picked salmon and storm Barney
The driving test
Winter beckons
Speed cameras
The end of the paper counterpart driving licence
Dash cams
Roads of the future
The significance of 1st October
Beyond the VW emissions scandal
Buying a new car
You never stop learning
Knowledge is power
Managing stress
Driver decisions
Change is afoot
Safety first
Young drivers
Cassie's law: hundreds of drivers lose licence

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