Tick Tock The Clocks Go Back and Darkness Descends
Oct23

Tick Tock The Clocks Go Back and Darkness Descends

With the clocks going back this weekend, we have some tips for driving in the dark. To improve your view as far as possible, keep your lights and windscreen clean. Use main beam, but when other drivers are approaching make sure you dip your lights to avoid dazzling the oncoming traffic. Make sure you can stop safely within the distance you can see to be clear. If you’re feeling tired, caffeine alone is not a fix. Take a break and have...

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6 Spooky European Road Trips
Oct20

6 Spooky European Road Trips

With Halloween just around the corner, it is the perfect time for families to go on a road trip. We have 6 spooky destinations   Get Spooked in Scotland From haunted castles and horrible histories to Celtic legends across ancient moors and mountains, Scotland’s got a lot to offer the Halloween holidaymaker. Start in Edinburgh, the Castle is said to be one of the most haunted in Europe, with many previously sceptical...

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20 Fuel Saving Tips
Oct12

20 Fuel Saving Tips

The increasing price of fuel is on the minds of most drivers these days. We have 20 fuel-saving tips that can be surprisingly effective. 1) Remove all non-essential items from your car and don’t forget to include the boot! 2) One of the easiest and most effective ways to conserve fuel is to change driving styles. Change up into a higher gear as soon as its possible, correct use of gears can save you up to 15% of your fuel bill....

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First Drive: Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X
Oct04

First Drive: Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X

Can Mazda offer a new future for petrol and diesel engines asks Geraldine Herbert What’s new? At a time when most carmakers are ditching the development of new internal combustion engines (ICE), Mazda are saying yes to investing in petrol and diesel engines and are launching a new take on the lean concept with their revolutionary Skyactiv-X engine. So could this new technology help prolong petrol and even the much-maligned diesel...

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Subaru XV 1.6 Lineartronic
Oct03

Subaru XV 1.6 Lineartronic

Just in time for the bad weather Hannah Gordon test drives Subaru’s  XV 1.6 Lineartronic What is it? The XV has the same proportions as a hatchback but with the added benefit of more ground clearance, coupled with a superb All-wheel drive system it makes the XV a great off-roader. Who is it aimed at? Subaru has an extremely loyal following, the XV isn’t as large as an SUV but is arguably more capable. Small families and anyone...

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Review: Axkid Modukid i-Size (2019)
Oct02

Review: Axkid Modukid i-Size (2019)

Suzanne Keane puts the new Axkid Modukid i-Size (2019) to the test What is it? Axkid are well known as the heavy hitters when it comes to child seat safety. Founded in Sweden 10 years ago their focus is on child safety and promotion of extended rear facing seats for families. The Axkid Minikid is one of the most popular extended rear facing seats on the market so the all new Axkid Modukid i-Size has high standards to live up to! The...

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