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8 Basic Car Maintenance Tips

Cars need regular checks and services to run effectively and stay road-worthy. Learning basic car maintenance tips saves you money and time by pre-empting emergencies and ensuring your journeys run smoothly. Laws also govern elements of car maintenance like tyre...

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Tips For Driving Abroad For The First Time

Driving abroad for the first time can be an intimidating prospect; from differing rules and regulations to driving on the opposite side of the road, there is a lot to consider. But it doesn't need to be a stressful experience, in fact, driving abroad can provide you...

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How To Save Fuel While Driving

The cost of living has skyrocketed over the past two years, and with that has come a dramatic increase in the price of fuel. In 2019, the average cost of diesel per litre was £1.29, with petrol at £1.20 per litre. Over the last three years, it has risen to £1.74 for...

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How To Combat Driving Test Nerves

Learner drivers were heavily affected during lockdown, with thousands of driving tests postponed or cancelled due to the pandemic. Consequently, the dates available for driving tests are few and far between, meaning there is even more pressure to pass the first time....

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Am I Ready for My Driving Test?

Generally, there are two types of learner drivers; those that lack the confidence to take their test and those that want to jump right in when they're not entirely ready. Although trusting your instincts is important, these two groups may not have the best insight...

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Learning to Drive When You’re Older

It’s a common misconception that learner drivers are school leavers in their late teens, yet statistics reveal the average age of a new driver is twenty-six. In 2020, car insurance website Quotezone investigated a sample of 50,000 provisional drivers across the UK....

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