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Safer driving tips for senior citizens

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More people are are driving for longer than even before. Today, two thirds of people aged 70 and over still hold a driving licence, compared with less than 40% in the mid 1990s. However, recently released road casualty figures for 2019 show a 9% increase in the number of people …

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Top 50 most stressful things about driving

Driving a car

Loud passengers, driving in an unknown area and overtaking cyclists are among the biggest worries for drivers. A study of 2,000 motorists revealed almost half said other drivers make them more concerned on the roads than they do themselves, while a third said driving is often the most stressful time …

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Last hurrah for the manual handbrake

Traditional manual handbrake

New research has revealed that less than a quarter of new cars have a manual handbrake fitted. CarGurus, the leading automotive shopping site, found that just 24% of new cars on sale in the UK today come with a manually operated handbrake, falling even further from 30% recorded last year. …

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Top 10 tips for learner drivers

Young-Driver-driving-lesson

Eager learners are getting back behind the wheel as driving lessons resume across the country after months of lockdown caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. The UK’s largest pre-17 driving school, Young Driver, asked 1,000 motorists what advice they would give to youngsters just starting out on their driving journey as …

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Positive Movement for Falken Tyre Brand

Take a look inside the average family car, and you’ll find a whole range of gadgets that just a decade or so ago would have been the stuff of science fiction. Massive satnav systems, Bluetooth connectivity and voice controls. Assisted braking, parking and lane-keeping. Heated seats and steering wheels. Each …

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You can now buy a new limited edition Moke!

2020 MOKE

Not a lot of people know that there were more variants made of the classic Mini than any other British model. The buggy-like Mini Moke was arguably the most beloved of them all. Having proved unsuitable for the military, it ultimately achieved global popularity as a recreational and utility vehicle. …

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5 Great Performance Car Mods You Can Buy Online

In the past, it would often be difficult to find the ideal car mods for vehicles, particularly for those car lovers who lived outside of the larger cities. They would often have to order parts through catalogues and magazines and hope that the company sent them the correct parts. Fortunately, …

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Six golden rules for tackling a motoring-related complaint

Six golden rules for tackling a motoring-related complaint

Sadly, there are times when a complaint arise following a vehicle purchase, a repair, a service or after taking out a warranty agreement, The Motor Ombudsman is dedicated to the automotive sector and has these six golden rules for consumers to take into account when looking to conclude a motoring-related …

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Big brand SUV tyres at a bargain price

Kumho Crugen KL33 tyres

Product review: Kumho Crugen KL33 tyre for SUVs There are few things more stressful for owners of older cars than the annual MOT test. My anxiety was heightened this year because I bought a 4×4 in an online auction during lockdown and there’s always that nagging feeling that you’ve unknowingly …

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Essential advice for young learner drivers

Young driver

With driving lessons resuming across the UK after lockdown, many young people are feeling anxious about their return to the wheel. To aid learners, the experts at young driver insurance provider, Marmalade, have put together some simple tips on how to combat those nerves: 1) Keep in touch with your …

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