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UK’s favourite road trips revealed


Nearly half (45%) of drivers are planning to go on a road trip this year, according to research conducted by the AA. A further 23% of motorists aren’t road tripping this year, but say they’d like to go on a driving holiday.    Here are some of the best road trips …

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Beware of lease car ‘wear & tear’ policies

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Only a half of motorists who lease their car understand their ‘fair wear and tear’ policy, potentially costing them hundreds of pounds at the end of their agreement, claims new research. Car finance deals are rocketing, so more drivers than ever are not buying their cars in the traditional sense, …

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Stay safe driving in the rain this summer

Wet weather driving trips - IAM RoadSmart

We’re having a typical British summer – sun for a couple of weeks and then downpours for days on end. IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards Richard Gladman has shared these tips to help you stay safe in the heavy rain and floods. “With the British weather the …

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How to create the perfect road trip

Road trip - Turo survey

The perfect road trip involves a sing-a-long in the car, a detour down a country road, a bag of crisps – and the dulcet tones of national treasures Stephen Fry and Sir David Attenborough. A study of 2,000 drivers has revealed the key components required to create the perfect road …

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Tips for staying safe on motorways this summer

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With the August Bank Holiday fast approaching, alarming new research has revealed that 24 vehicles a week hit a parked car in a hard shoulder on a major road – an average of 3.5 every day. Almost a fifth (19%) of these incidents result in serious injury or death, according …

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The Perks Of Off-Airport Parking

Airport parking

Sponsored Article If there’s one thing we hate more than delays and cancellations, it has to be airport parking. Has anyone ever had a positive airport parking experience? I highly doubt it. Not only is it time-consuming and extremely stressful, but it’s also usually ridiculously expensive. Airport parking is so …

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Top tips for a safe, stress-free caravan trip


It’s that time of the year when people are dusting off their caravans, trailer tents and camper trailers for holiday trips. IAM RoadSmart has teamed up with the Caravan and Motorhome Club to offer some advice for a safe, stress-free journey – especially if you lack towing experience. With the …

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6 Compelling Reasons Why You Need an EV


Sponsored Post EVs or electric vehicles have been all the rage recently but they have been met with their fair share of scorn and a general sense of dissent from petrolheads. However, considering their many benefits, it is high time that we let go of these long-held prejudices against electric …

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Meet the ‘dream’ £77,000 Ford Transit campervan

Ford Transit MS-RT Wellhouse campervan

Lifelong Ford fan Steve North has taken delivery of a specially-commissioned Transit motorhome, crafted by the van manufacturer’s sporting and luxury converters. What started life as a standard long-wheelbase Ford Transit Custom has been extensively converted and customised in a collaboration between two Ford Qualified Vehicle Modifiers (QVMs) to become …

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