Getting help from family, neighbours or friends for basic car maintenance tasks costs the UK public an estimate £300million a year, according to a new survey. Over 2,000 people were surveyed and 45% subsequently had to pay a professional to rectify mistakes and were left with a bill in excess of £100.
In other news, Drink-driving among elderly motorists has risen by a fifth in two years, and they now account for one in five of all such over-the-limit offenders, a new survey revealed today. The shocking findings reveal that a driver over the age of 50 charged with drink-driving in the UK every hour in 2012.
Also this week, Telegraph share their top 10 must-have motoring apps, from check your car’s tyre pressures to helping you find a parking space!
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