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Young woman in car getting car key

Thursday, 20 September 2018

What are the best cars for new drivers?

Whether you’ve just passed your test or are still taking driving lessons, your mind will no doubt be turning to which make and model you’d like to get your hands on. Here we give you some tips to help you choose.

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Woman's hand washing car with a yellow sponge

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

How to wash your car

For some people, washing their cars is therapeutic, for others it’s simply a way of saving money. Whatever the reason for rolling up your sleeves instead of driving down to a car wash, we’ve got some top tips.

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Older driver in car

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Should older drivers have to resit their driving tests?

There are more drivers over the age of seventy on the road than ever before, which is why the debate around whether older drivers should have to resit their driving tests often crops up. Three quarters of men and a third of women over seventy still hold a driver’s licence.

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Toy car and coins on a scale

Wednesday, 06 June 2018

The annual cost of running a car

If you’re learning to drive or are planning to become a car owner, you’re probably wondering just how much getting on the road will set you back. If you’ve already been driving for some time, you know the various costs involved, but, with so many things to keep up with, it’s easy to lose track of what you’ve been paying for.

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Carpenter with ruler

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Quick hacks for winning DIY projects

When it comes to doing DIY around your home, sometimes it’s the simplest ideas that can be the most effective ones. You shouldn’t have to spend days - or even weeks - on a project when you could achieve something great in just a few hours.

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Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Diesel vs petrol: the pros and cons

Both diesel and petrol cars have come a long way in the last few years, with the differences between the two narrowing substantially. If you’re considering whether to switch from petrol to diesel or vice versa, this guide is for you.

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