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95% of cars stolen in Kent last year were never found

According to new data from Kent Police, obtained via a Freedom of Information (FoI) request by specialist motor insurance loss adjuster Claims Management & Adjusting (CMA), part of the QuestGates Group, just 65 of 1,169 cars stolen in the county in 2023 were recovered. That’s a shockingly low 5.56%, compared to a recovery rate of […]

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Car insurance prices up almost £300 in 12 months, but drivers offered some respite to start the year

Drivers are continuing to pay more for their car insurance as prices accelerate by £284 (43%) in 12 months, new data reveals. The average cost of taking out a new car insurance policy in the UK is now £941, as prices continue to increase at a rapid pace. That’s according to the latest car insurance

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Costly errors How these 7 minor mistakes can inflate your fuel bills

Costly errors: How these 7 minor mistakes can inflate your fuel bills

The RAC has warned UK drivers that fuel prices could rise to at least £1.50 per litre in a few weeks time. With this being said, drivers can conserve fuel and save money by knowing how their driving habits affect fuel economy and adopting fuel-saving techniques. The experts at Uswitch car insurance have put together

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DVLA’s update on changes to international driving permits for summer travel

Following a system update two weeks ago, the DVLA has reminded all drivers of a change that will affect summer holidays this year. The organisation reminded people about the April 1 update on X. Anyone who intends to drive during their vacation this year should be aware of the new arrangement. There is a shift

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Sustainability experts calls to action tyre manufacturers and resellers

Business Waste, one of the UK’s leading waste management companies, is advocating for a change in the UK’s tyre disposal and recycling regulations. The UK produces over 50 million used tyres every year, which is currently costing the population over £270 million to recycle. Current industry laws mandate responsible tyre disposal to prevent environmental harm,

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Should you learn to drive in an automatic? Automotive experts share the pros and cons

With the upcoming ban on petrol and diesel cars in 2035, and more manufacturers choosing to only sell automatic cars, the automotive industry is changing rapidly. And with a growing number of drivers now taking their tests in automatic cars, Macklin Motors have spotted searches for ‘automatic driving tests’ are up by 22% in the

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