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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 using a ruler and pencil

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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Petrol and diesel pumps at petrol station

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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L driving instructor box on car roof

Thursday, 15 February 2018

Recent changes to the driving test - making us safer on the road

At the end of 2017, four significant changes were made to the practical driving test. This was done to try to reduce the number of young men and women in fatal car accidents each year and bring the test in line with modern driving standards.

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Haunted house with doll on rocking chair

Thursday, 26 October 2017

A nightmare on claims street

It’s that time of year again when it's time for a horror flick or two this Halloween. What we never see when the credits roll is how the pieces are picked up in the aftermath. We couldn’t help but wonder; for those fateful protagonists who dare return, what would be the cost of putting things right?

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