Ten Tips to Avoid Buying a Lemon
Feb10

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 for Travelling with pets
Feb01

Tips for Travelling with pets

Taking your pet along can make a family trip more fun for everyone so we have some tips writes Geraldine Herbert For the safety of people and pets, animals should be restrained in the car. Never let pet travel in the front because it could be seriously injured or killed, just as a small child could be if an airbag deploys. Also, it is never a good idea to put a pet in the boot. They deserve your attention and who knows what they could...

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Kia XCeed
Jan11

Kia XCeed

Kia’s family hatch gets the rugged treatment so Hannah Gordon test drives the new XCeed What is it? Imagine the current Kia Ceed with high heeled welly boots and a trekking rucksack. The XCeed is higher from the ground whilst it still retains hatchback dimensions, it is part of a small crossover market. Who is it aimed at? The sporty compact crossover is aimed at small families or couples, the heightened ride would be an...

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7 Ways to be a Safer Driver in 2020
Dec31

7 Ways to be a Safer Driver in 2020

Instead of  creating a daunting list of New Year’s resolutions you’ll break before the month is through why not resolve to do 7 things that will make our roads safer for you and all road users writes Geraldine Herbert Keep your eyes on the road Distracted drivers are one of  main causes of car accidents so for 2017 avoid anything that takes your eyes off the road and that includes not only talking on your mobile but texting, emailing,...

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Winter Solstice – The Longest Night of the Year
Dec21

Winter Solstice – The Longest Night of the Year

Sunday 22nd is Winter Solstice or the longest night of the year so we have some advice when  driving on the motorway at night writes Geraldine Herbert In London, the shortest day of the year will last 7 hours 49 minutes and 43 seconds so we are likely to spend a lot of time driving in the dark! Driving in the dark can cause fatigue – plan your journey, scheduling at least one stop every two hours. Don’t ignore warning...

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Sing your way home for Christmas
Dec17

Sing your way home for Christmas

It’s that time of year again, so what do you sing along to on the journey home for Christmas. As UK motorist plan to cover an average 100 miles over the festive period we want to know what festive tune do you listen to in your car! Leave a comment in the box below of your favourite Christmas track Some classics include Chris Rea Driving Home for Christmas Band Aid Do They Know it’s Christmas Time Mariah Carey All I Want for Christmas...

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