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For the key facts on keeping your children safe, read our child car seat safety tips…
1. Know the law
It's a legal requirement that all children under 12 years old or 135cms tall have the correct child car seat. Apart from the safety risks of not having the right seat, you could also be issued with a fixed penalty notice.
If you're driving in Britain, make sure you're on the road legally with our guide for non-GB licence holders…
1. Age requirements
All drivers must meet the minimum age requirements for driving in the UK. Age 17 for motorcars and motorcycles and age 21 for lorries and buses.
2. European Community (EC) driving licences
There is ...
How to avoid breaking down in your car. Follow these useful tips and simple car checks…
1. Look after your battery
A flat or failing battery is the biggest cause of car breakdown. Keep your battery in tip top condition by turning off lights and interior electrics before you switch off the...
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