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24
Sep 15

Thinking of Buying a Used Car? Here’s What You Need to Know


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It doesn’t matter whether you’re a new driver or have plenty of on-the-road experience – the truth is that driving is becoming more and more costly. From insurance to road tax – and all the little extras in between – it can be expensive to maintain a vehicle. That’s why so many people are grabbing bargains when they find them, most notably in the form of used cars. The used car market has grown by nearly 6 percent in the past year alone, and it’s reported that around three quarters of car shoppers are now choosing used cars over new cars in a bid to reduce the high costs of driving.

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17
Sep 15

Driving Tests Around the World: Fascinating Facts


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Last year, the UK driving test turned 80 years old, sparking complete media madness. Most of us have seen recent news stories with a timeline of the driving test, or statistics from the UK, but what about driving test facts from other countries? Here’s a few fascinating facts you may not have known:

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10
Sep 15

Motorway Breakdown: What to Do


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As much as we love and rely on them, motor vehicles are not invincible objects. No matter the quality or price you pay for them, they can break down in the most inconvenient of places, at extremely dangerous times. One of the biggest worries we have as drivers is breaking down on the motorway, as we all know too well just how hazardous such a location can be. To help you prepare for such an event, we’ve put together five simple steps you can follow to ensure you and your passengers remain safe following a breakdown on the motorway. Here we go:

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03
Sep 15

Driving Test: How To Keep Calm and Carry On


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Driving test nerves are normal! Before you can learn to keep calm and carry on during your driving test, you first need to understand that you’re not alone and that other people feel nervous before their test too. Once you come to terms with your nerves and accept that they are there, you can begin to manage them.

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