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08 October 2013 at 12:01
Your breakdown cover doesn't just help when your car breaks down! In 2012 RAC patrols went to the rescue of 44,319 motorists who had been locked out of their vehicles. The good news for drivers, however, is that the number of lock-outs is falling every year as five years ago the figure was nearly 67,000.
22 August 2013 at 15:26
Germany is a country that is renowned for its automobile industry. The nation loves driving too, with its derestricted autobahns famously allowing completely legal high-speed travel. But it isn’t just about ultra-fast roads. Germany also has some of the best driving routes in Europe too, many of which are famous and very well established.
22 August 2013 at 15:20
With summer here, many Brits are on a driving holiday to Europe. Cheap and regular ferry and channel tunnel crossings mean travelling by car to Europe is more convenient than ever. The appeal for many is that once you arrive at your destination, there are no worries about getting around – particularly if you use a route planner beforehand.
08 August 2013 at 15:23
Car manufacturers are continually striving to improve their products, adding more technology and gadgets in a bid to drive more sales. For motorists, this can only be a good thing: cars become safer, more efficient and easier to drive.
08 August 2013 at 15:17
On July 27, motorcyclists Dougie Bancroft and Medwyn Parry set off on an epic journey in commemoration of the UK’s 51 ‘thankful villages’ – places where all the servicemen and women who went to fight in WW1 returned. Covering 2,365 miles in total, the duo were in their Triumph saddles for 65 hours over nine days.
29 July 2013 at 14:55
There are many different types of car insurance write-off – including some vehicles that can be repaired and put back on the road and some that must be destroyed and never used again.
17 July 2013 at 13:45
As part of a series of blogs following the publication of the RAC’s Report on Motoring 2013, Director of General Insurance at the Association of British Insurers Nick Starling explains why the upcoming Government Green Paper on Young Drivers is so important.
16 July 2013 at 10:53
So, here it is. The paper that has taken some time to get here due to the many wrong turns and bumpy roads on its journey, but in this one document was a healthy amount of detail that could indeed iron out the many problems in the UK’s road infrastructure.
05 July 2013 at 13:39
Glastonbury was once again a rocking success, but having 135,000 festival goers in one place is bound to generate more than a few car problems.
27 June 2013 at 13:31
Many new cars are fitted with alarms, immobilisers and other clever devices to improve vehicle security. They both protect your possessions from opportunist thieves and your car itself from being stolen.
But the number of different car alarms and security features on offer, and the corresponding level of protection they give, can be baffling for a new buyer. That’s without even considering the huge number of aftermarket units available.