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20 December 2012 at 09:34
Using your car over the Christmas period presents many challenges. It could be the weather, leaving your car laid up for a while – testing its reliability when you come to use it – or busy traffic with drivers not focusing 100% on the road.
Here are our top 10 Christmas driving dangers to look out for over the festive holiday:
The weather is unpr...
12 December 2012 at 14:28
Cold conditions over the winter season can test the reliability of even the most robust cars. But if your car were about to conk out, would you know the warning signs and how to deal with the effects?
Here are our top 10 tips on how to spot a vehicle breakdown and the best way to deal with each eventuality:
24 July 2012 at 12:28
By Sean Carson
We have to embrace advances in technology throughout the motoring world all the time. So why not get a little helping hand from your mobile device?
There are plenty of apps out there these days to improve our driving and make life as a car owner easier – just remember not to use them behind the wheel or you could risk three point...
06 July 2012 at 16:13
Let’s face it, driving is not always easy.
Getting behind the wheel is a careful balance of managing many different senses and reactions while processing a tidal wave of information relayed to you through your senses.
But there’s a distinct difference between having “a moment” through information overload, and gratuitous careless driving. The ...
03 July 2012 at 16:20
By Sean Carson on 03 July 2012 at 16:22
Digital games and apps are rapidly becoming the main source of entertainment for children when being driven in the car.
With the ability to help learning through their interactivity –not to mention the fun factor they deliver – apps can keep kids amused for hours, giving parents a brake and making them ideal for lon...
03 July 2012 at 16:15
Car journeys can be boring at the best of times and going on a long trip can understandably prove pretty testing for both you and your children’s patience.
To curb those comments of “are we nearly there yet”, we’ve put together 10 car games to keep your brood happy, entertained and contented on any lengthy car voyage.
07 June 2012 at 15:55
There are many different legal requirements for driving abroad (if you want to gen up on what you need to carry to drive on the other side of the channel then read our Top 10 tips for driving in France), but what are the essential items that aren’t necessary by law that should find their way into yo...
07 June 2012 at 15:48
If you’re off on holiday to the continent this summer, then you’ll more than likely have to drive through France to reach your destination. But with differing traffic laws across the English Channel, do you know the regulations and what you need to legally carry for a jaunt to France? Here are our top 10 tips for driving in France:
1. High visibility jacket<...
11 May 2012 at 16:15
January is a great time for a personal detox after the Christmas excess. But have you thought about doing the same for your car too?
The ravages of winter are tough on cars, which means they can be neglected. A morning’s effort can revive your motor though, and make it a much nicer place to spend time within too.
Follow our car detox tips to give the family car...
03 February 2012 at 15:12
The MoT rules have changed for 2012, with the Department for Transport adding in new tests and standards to reflect more modern cars.
From 1 January 2012, new technologies such as Electronic Stability Control are being tested, rules on lighting have been updated to reflect new features, even tests to check exhausts have been brought up to date.
The new MoT rules also...