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Monday, 01 October 2018

Driving penalty points explained

No one likes to receive penalty points on their licence, whether it’s for breaking the speed limit, driving with defective tyres or drunk driving. In this guide, we’ll look at the different offences that can cause you to get driving penalty points and their consequences.

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Pile of car tyres with yellow alloys

Friday, 28 September 2018

How to buy new tyres

It’s important that your tyres are in good condition and you replace any that are becoming too worn or that have been damaged. If you don’t, you could be risking your safety and the safety of others. In this guide, we’ll explain when it’s time to buy new tyres for your car, and how to go about it.

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Petrol pump nozzles

Monday, 24 September 2018

Is it worth splashing out for premium petrol?

There seem to be so many options at the pumps these days; but are premium petrol brands worth the cash? We have gathered the information you need to make an informed decision next time you pull onto the forecourt.

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Young woman in car receiving 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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