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Jan 16

Beat the Winter Driving Blues


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It’s that time of year again. Christmas is over, New Year has come and gone, the weather is damp, the sky is grey and it feels like winter is never going to end. One way to beat the January blues is to get planning for the summer months to come. This year, why not take yourself off on a driving holiday? Go with a group of mates, a special someone or maybe just take some time out for yourself. Here’s our shortlist of four top driving holiday destinations, taking you from Brazilian mountain tops to Scottish lochs; from roughing it in the Wild West, to pure Hollywood glamour.

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21
Jan 16

Men & Women Learning to Drive: What’s the Difference?


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While the Suffragettes of the early 20th century, and the rise of feminism in the late nineteen sixties sought to advance women’s equality with men, there are still some significant differences. The glass ceiling for certain types of employment still exists, and despite evidence to the contrary, women are still sometimes treated as though they are worse drivers than men.

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14
Jan 16

Diesel or Petrol: Choosing a First Car


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Once you’ve passed your test, the next thing that you want to do is get out there on the open road, but first, you need a vehicle. Choosing a first car is something that most drivers remember with a great deal of fondness, even though that choice is often determined by what they can afford. Before you actually go out and buy a car though, it’s always best to research various models – and the difference in fuel type and usage.

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07
Jan 16

Learner Drivers to get Cashback if they Pass First Time


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In a new shake up of driving test rules, people who fail to pass their tests now face paying more than those drivers who do pass the test. The new initiative is designed to attempt to discourage those motorists who are not road ready. Those who manage to pass the driving test will receive money back from the £62 test fee.

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07
Jan 16

New Year’s Resolutions for Drivers


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New Year is a time for turning over a new leaf, and many people make resolutions to give up smoking, cut back on drinking or maybe lose a bit of weight. But have you ever considered including some driving related ideas in your New Year’s resolutions? If your good intentions for January 1st have already fallen by the wayside, here are some genuinely useful ideas to try. It’s easy for even the best driver to pick up bad habits or develop sloppy skills, so take a look at our list of driving resolutions – and put a few on your list.

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