cars

Councils slowest to repair serious potholes revealed - with some taking up to three days to fix severe road problems

Some councils set targets of days to fix potholes, while the number and size of road problems is increasing across the UK, putting both motorists and cyclists at risk.

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Navigate your way to the best breakdown deal

No one likes waiting for hours in their broken-down car for a mechanic to turn up. Here, we reveal what questions you should ask to get the best deal – and whether to pay all year round

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Why has my insurance gone up? The accident wasn’t my fault

Moneywise helps a reader with increased insurance premiums

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Deal of the week: Get a free MOT with Halfords

Buy anything from a Halfords store or online and get a free MOT.

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Drive down car fuel costs and cut your carbon dioxide footprint

Moneywise’s top tips on how to cut your fuel consumption – it’s easier than you think.

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The five surprising things your car insurance might cover - and three it probably won’t

Drivers will almost certainly be familiar with the usual items car insurance covers – such as the cost of repairing or replacing parts after an accident or medical bills.

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Loyal drivers pay over the odds for insurance despite price cuts

Almost two-thirds of loyal motorists who stick with the same insurer are not benefiting from recent cuts in the cost of insurance, new research has revealed.

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Pothole breakdowns at three-year high

Councils are losing the battle against potholes, as the RAC reveals pothole-related breakdowns have reached a three-year high.

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Funny money: Doctors more likely to hit your car than other professions

Motorists may be surprised to hear that GPs are the most accident-prone drivers in the UK.

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Little relief at the pumps for motorists

Motorists were provided with little welcome relief at the pumps in June after suffering the worst monthly petrol price rise in 18 years in May.

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