My highlights of the Motoring Year
Dec13

My highlights of the Motoring Year

From small cars packed with technology to fast cars loaded with power, narrowing the 2017 new car list down to just a handful isn’t an easy task, writes Geraldine Herbert Over the past year, I’ve swapped countless car keys and spent hours behind the wheels of many cars both home and abroad. Awarding one a car of the year title is a difficult thing to do; cars are more than simply about price, boot capacity, power output and safety...

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Tips For Driving on snow and ice
Dec07

Tips For Driving on snow and ice

Snow and sleet showers are expected tonight all across the UK  so we have  some tips for driving in wintry conditions Ensure your windows are clean and clear, and that you have all-round visibility before you set off. Also take the time to clear snow off the roof of your car. When driving in snow, […]

Snow and sleet showers are expected tonight all across the UK  so we have  some tips for driving in wintry conditions Ensure your windows are clean and clear, and that you have all-round visibility before you set off. Also take the time to clear snow off the roof of your car. When driving in snow, get your speed right – not too fast that you risk losing control, but not so slow that you risk losing momentum when it is needed From...

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5 Reasons why Slowing Down is a good idea
Nov20

5 Reasons why Slowing Down is a good idea

  Its Road Safety Week, we have 5 reasons why slowing down is a good idea Save lives- Most children hit by a car at less than 20mph are likely to make a full recovery, whereas most hit at 40mphwill be killed or face a lifetime of disability. Save Fuel –Increasing your speed from 55mph to 75mph  can raise fuel consumption as […]

  Its Road Safety Week, we have 5 reasons why slowing down is a good idea Save lives- Most children hit by a car at less than 20mph are likely to make a full recovery, whereas most hit at 40mphwill be killed or face a lifetime of disability. Save Fuel –Increasing your speed from 55mph to 75mph  can raise fuel consumption as much as 20% Save on Maintenance – Lower speeds should also reduce vehicle wear and tear. Save Stress –...

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What you need to know about Residual Value
Nov16

What you need to know about Residual Value

Residual value is one of the most important factors to consider when buying a car and one of the most overlooked writes Geraldine Herbert While all cars depreciate, some lose much less value than others and there are factors you need to be aware of that affect resale values. Brand: The brand you buy has a […]

Residual value is one of the most important factors to consider when buying a car and one of the most overlooked writes Geraldine Herbert While all cars depreciate, some lose much less value than others and there are factors you need to be aware of that affect resale values. Brand: The brand you buy has a significant impact on the resale value and historically some brands and models simply hold their value better than others. Paint...

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What to do when driving in fog
Nov01

What to do when driving in fog

We have some tips on how to stay safe when driving in fog writes Geraldine Herbert 1) Slow down – Driving at normal speeds in fog can be very dangerous particularly when you cannot see where you are going. 2) Clear your windows – Before you leave ensure you can see out of all windows and […]

We have some tips on how to stay safe when driving in fog writes Geraldine Herbert 1) Slow down – Driving at normal speeds in fog can be very dangerous particularly when you cannot see where you are going. 2) Clear your windows – Before you leave ensure you can see out of all windows and once on the road don’t let your windows and mirrors get fogged up. You need to have full visibility at all times so make sure your windows are clear....

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