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Nov 17

Learn New Driving Skills — at a Skid Pan!


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Skid pans offer a great way to learn new driving skills, and can be a particularly good idea for young drivers (or new drivers at any age), making them an ideal gift for Christmas from a thoughtful friend or relative. Skid pans offer a multitude of driving experiences that are realistic in nature, while ensuring a safe environment for drivers to be able to test out their handling skills. They offer practical experience in dealing with the control of a car in the event of a skidding scenario.

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Nov 17

Winter is Coming: How to Prep your Car


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The arrival of winter brings with it the need to make certain that your vehicle will be able to cope with the bad weather that will inevitably be on its way. Unusual demands are made of equipment and parts during winter, and failure to prepare your vehicle for the season can have serious or even fatal consequences.

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Oct 17

Manchester: Driving Test Cheat Jailed


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A fraudster that made a living taking driving tests on behalf of other people has been sent back to prison, and told that his sentences will only keep getting longer if he continues to commit the same offence over and over again.

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Oct 17

Driving While Tired: A Major Problem on UK Roads


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More road accidents within the United Kingdom are caused by drivers who are fatigued than by drug driving offenders, according to new research. Nearly twenty percent of all road accidents on the roads of Great Britain are connected to fatigue, the last reported data from 2015 has revealed, while drugs were responsible for just eighteen percent of such accidents. Forty percent of the fatigue related accidents concerned commercial vehicles, a statistic that points out a major problem with the lack of sleep and long hours worked by the drivers in those industries.

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Sep 17

What to know when you hire a car abroad


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You might not think that it would be too difficult to hire a car when you go abroad, but the truth is it can sometimes be tough to make the right choice, with all of the different hiring conditions and forms of insurance on offer. Leaving the decision to the last minute is also a guaranteed way to get very frustrated and probably end up making the wrong choices.

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Sep 17

The Electric Car Revolution is Coming


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In less than twenty years all new cars that are sold within Europe will be electric, according to a Dutch bank. ING says that the development will be supported by governments, as well as economies of scale and the falling cost of batteries.

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Aug 17

Top Tips for your Practical Driving Test


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Very few people ever feel completely ready for, and confident about, their driving test, even after taking endless driving lessons and learning on the road for hundreds of miles and dozens of hours.

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Aug 17

Summer Driving: Heatwave Tips


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Summer can bring with it the occasional heatwave, and while the best thing to do is to stay indoors and out of the heat, that is usually not possible for most people. Driving in a summer heatwave can bring with it its own set of complications, which is why it is a good idea to be aware of a few basic tips that can help you and your automobile to both get through this time unscathed.

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Jul 17

Driving with a Caravan: The Facts


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Caravanning has long been known as a great British tradition, but it is also an ideal method of snatching a quick break without having to wreck your bank balance in the process. However, it is a good idea to be aware of a number of factors relating to driving with a caravan before you actually go out and buy one…

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Jul 17

How Much Do You Really Know About Driving Law?


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There are a lot of myths around driving laws, and while new drivers and young drivers in particular may be more likely to believe some of the more outrageous and unlikely ones, even experienced older drivers can sometimes cling onto “facts” that are actually no such thing.

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