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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

motorway traffic

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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New report highlights latest MOT rules

MOT testing station

Did you know that new MOT rules were introduced in May 2018? Not many people do. Some of these new measures include, defects being categorised differently, as they are now either: dangerous, major or minor. There are also stricter rules on diesel run vehicles, and other MOT requirements such as looking for potentially …

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The car festival that celebrates the ordinary

Festival of the Unexceptional winning Morris Marina

A mint 1977 Marina 1.3 Deluxe Estate has been crowned Best in Show at the 2019 Hagerty Festival of the Unexceptional. A record number of visitors attended the sixth annual celebration of automotive averageness which took place on the lawns of the Claydon Estate in Buckinghamshire at the weekend. The …

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5 Steps to Finding the Perfect Car Registration

number plate

Sponsored Post Finding the perfect car registration can be as exciting and fun as finding the perfect car itself. However, there can be many pitfalls along the way which can dampen the entire experience. Many do not even attempt getting the perfect car registration due to a lack of knowledge …

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