Tips For Driving on Snow and Ice #SnowDarcy
Feb07

Tips For Driving on Snow and Ice #SnowDarcy

Storm Darcy is on the way bringing icy conditions and snow, 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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Ten Tips to Avoid Buying a Lemon
Feb04

Ten Tips to Avoid Buying a Lemon

Buying a used car shouldn’t be a leap of faith. Here are our top ten tips to keep in mind when shopping for a used car, says Geraldine Herbert. Determine what your price range is and draw up a budget; don’t be tempted to exceed it. Consider how you would use the car, long commutes, journeys around town, city centre driving. Buy from a reputable car dealer, You will be assured of the best possible service and this will help to...

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Tips to avoid Road Rage
Jan11

Tips to avoid Road Rage

Financial stresses, early commutes and bad road surfaces all add to the congestion and create an atmosphere that could potentially lead to more accidents, we look at ways to avoid road rage writes Geraldine Herbert Driving gets most of us in a tizzy. The endless stopping and starting, the traffic jams and the right-hand-turn-only lane when you’re desperate to go left. The peak hour traffic experience is the stuff of nightmares....

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5 tips For Selling
Jan04

5 tips For Selling

  Selling your car can be a daunting experience but whether you’re selling privately or trading in a few simple steps will help you get the cash you’re looking for and increase your chances of selling quickly!   5 tips for selling your car 1. Car Wash First impressions count so the most important thing you can do to improve the chances of selling your car is to have it spotlessly clean for any viewings – Spend at least 30...

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What you need to know about Residual Value
Dec06

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 significant impact on the resale value and historically some brands and models simply hold their value better than others. Paint...

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Winter car care tips
Dec05

Winter car care tips

Ensure your car survives the winter with our winter car care tips writes Hannah Gordon I think most of you will join me in dreading winter, the cold mornings and constant eating trying to produce a layer of fat worthy to keep the bitterest arctic winds from reaching my internal organs is really not my idea of fun. But there are a few tips which will help keep you and your car safe if you decide to venture out. 1. Fluid Levels One of...

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