Helpful Driving Test Advice


In the run-up to your driving test you'll find that well-meaning friends, family, colleagues and old blokes down the pub all want to share 'insider tips' about the driving test. Here's a selection of the most popular – discover if there's any truth in them!  Driving Test Advice, Fact or Fiction? You should set the mirror slightly off so you have to move your head more and the … [Read more...]

How to Save Petrol


With recession hitting the UK economy harder than ever, almost everyone is feeling the financial strain, especially if you happen to be one of Britain's millions of beleaguered motorists, who are facing increased rates of vehicle depreciation and spiralling fuel costs. However, by making just a few changes to the way you drive, you can make some credit crunch-busting savings … [Read more...]

Motor Insurance: Everything you Need to Know

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Motor insurance can seem very convoluted, mind-numbing and difficult to understand! However, the fundamental principles are straightforward, so in this guide we'll explain everything you need to know about car insurance. Car insurance companies assess the risk of any eventuality and the possible consequence linked with it.  Then, based on past experience and their own … [Read more...]

How to Put Air in Car Tyres

Having the right tyre pressure can prolong the life of your tyres. It can help you save on fuel, and is better for the environment. You should check the pressure in your tyres at least once a month, preferably once a week. You will need to do this more frequently in the summer months as the hotter weather means your tyres will lose more pressure. It could be worse, at least … [Read more...]

Review of Toyota Urban Cruiser


How many times have you seen a family of three or four travel through town in the likes of a Audi Q7, Land Rover Discovery, Mercedes GL or even a Renault Espace? The argument that is often used – I admit to using it myself in the past – defends such actions because the extra space is useful "just in case". This is true to a point, but how often is that extra space actually … [Read more...]

Winter driving & car tips

Winter Car Care

Well ladies now all the fun stuff about winter (presies, food, drink, better-ish telly) is well and truly out of the way we thought we would catch up with you to give you some tips on the much less fun side of winter… the weather!! In particular, looking after your car in the harsher weather. None of us like driving in the ice and rain and there is still plenty more of that to … [Read more...]