5 things you need to consider when buying your first car
Aug01

5 things you need to consider when buying your first car

When it comes to buying your  first car there are some specific considerations writes Geraldine Herbert 1) Size Matters Think about how much space will genuinely be needed because the bigger the car the more it’s going to cost in terms of fuel and maintenance. So small is generally better plus it is much easier to drive and park a small car. 2) Basic is best We all enjoy a little luxury in life but when it comes to first cars the more...

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What you need to know about Residual Value
Aug01

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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Six unexpected health conditions you MUST tell DVLA about
Jul06

Six unexpected health conditions you MUST tell DVLA about

Drivers have been warned about six surprising health conditions that the DVLA must be notified about – or motorists could face a fine of up to £1,000.  Car hire comparison site StressFreeCarRental.com have revealed six illnesses and ailments that must be declared, including vertigo and sleep apnoea. Motorists can be fined up to £1,000 if they fail to tell DVLA about a medical condition that affects their driving, and drivers may also...

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Tips for driving in the countryside
Jun21

Tips for driving in the countryside

Too many of us drive too fast on country roads, oblivious to what that could be lying just around the corner writes Geraldine Herbert  Slow down and expect the unexpected. You never know when you go round a bend what you might encounter from a cyclist to a broken down vehicle. Tractors & Farm Vehicles When overtaking, leave nothing to chance, take your time and be safe. Don’t start your manoeuvre until you know exactly how you...

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10 ways to keep children safe in and around cars
Jun11

10 ways to keep children safe in and around cars

There are some simple things we can do to help keep children safe writes Geraldine Herbert.   Be Aware – All too often children are hurt or die because drivers simply didn’t see them. From schools to residential driveways and quiet back streets always be aware that children are around. Reversing – Before you back out of your driveway ensure your children are being supervised. Leaving your window wound down while reversing out of...

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Over 98% of British Motorists Failed This Right of Way Quiz – Will You
May27

Over 98% of British Motorists Failed This Right of Way Quiz – Will You

Learning to drive can be a bumpy journey, with one of the biggest downfalls being the right of way. Some junctions and situations are pretty simple when it comes to who has the right of way, but can you remember what those are? To challenge our readers, Veygo have released a fun quiz which will show the extent of your right of way knowledge: https://www.veygo.com/right-of-way/ After surveying 1000 British motorists, the results...

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