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7 Top Car Gadgets

With the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders revealing cars on UK’s roads are increasing by almost 600,000 within a year, many of us are spending more and more time travelling far and wide in our cars. We all want the best driving experience, admittedly the majority of new cars …

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Top Tips On What To Do In A Car Accident

Road rage

The Association For Safe International Travel’s recent research have revealed an alarming driving statistic, staggeringly on average 3,287 deaths occur a day as a result of car accidents which equates to nearly 1.3 million individuals dying in road accidents every year! Even if you are a very safe driver you …

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Five surprising car cleaning hacks

Vodka, WD-40 and toothpaste - car cleaning hacks

Many drivers put off cleaning their cars due to lack of time or patience, but keeping on top of this can ensure your vehicle looks good and stays fresher for longer. A lot of off-the-shelf products are expensive to buy, so leading car supermarket, The Car People, has pulled together …

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Five tips for slashing the cost of car hire abroad

Car rental sign at airport

Brits hire an estimated two million cars abroad every year, according to the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association – but are you getting the best deal? We’ve teamed up with Hitachi Personal Finance to help cash-conscious holidaymakers save money on their rental car and avoid possible extra costs. Read these top tips on …

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Exclusive Goodwood drive day – the highlights

Goodwood Media Drive Day 2018 - credit Malcolm Griffiths-Goodwood

Goodwood is famous to petrol heads the world over for its hugely popular Festival of Speed, Revival and historic racing events. However, earlier this week I was invited to a special Media Drive Day featuring most of Goodwood’s main automotive partners, including Rolls-Royce, McLaren, Ferrari, Ford, Jaguar Land Rover, Bentley, …

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Rural road summer safety tips

GEM country road hazards

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is urging drivers to expect the unexpected on rural road journeys this summer. Although traffic levels are generally lighter, rural roads account for nearly 60% of all fatalities (a total of 943 in 2015, compared with 577 on urban roads). “Driving in …

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Do you know the rules of the road?

Driving a car

New research has revealed that millions of UK drivers are clueless about the basics of motoring. Around one in seven were unaware that it is an offence to use a handheld phone while supervising a learner driver. More than half also have no idea that cursing a fellow motorist could …

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Enthusiasts gearing up for Camp Jeep 2018

2018 Jeep Wrangler

Camp Jeep – the biggest and most exciting event of the year for the Jeep Owners Group (JOG) and fans of the brand from across Europe – will be held in the Spielberg Arena at the Red Bull Ring in Austria between July 13-15. The stunning location will provide a …

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Five car repairs that could save you a fortune

Worn tyres

Minor faults on your car are annoying, but they can’t be ignored, warns leasing provider UK Carline. However, as tempting as it might be to avoid getting it fixed, it could end up costing you a lot more money in fines, not to mention potential points on your licence, if …

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