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Most Frequent Causes of Breakdowns

The ancient Romans believed in the saying “a sound mind in a sound body”. There were no cars back then, but if there were, there may have been a similar nugget of wisdom to the effect “a safe drive in a well-maintained vehicle”.


Easy Checks to Avoid Common Problems

A steady stream of improvements in car technology means the vehicles you now buy are far more reliable than before. Manufacturers subject each vehicle to a series of tests to detect deficiencies and faults even before the vehicle goes to the dealer.


What to do After a Vehicle Breakdown

Irrespective of the cause of the breakdown, you need to be prepared to take various steps to ensure your safety and that of any passengers, the wellbeing of the vehicle and of course, safety of other vehicles and others that use the road.


Ways to Reduce Your Fuel Consumption

How much you spend on fuel depends of course on the following simple calculation: pounds per litre x litres of fuel. While you cannot influence the price per litre, except by shopping around for the cheapest price, you CAN influence the number of litres of fuel you use, keeping costs down.


Quick Introduction to Advanced Driving

You may have heard of ‘advanced driving’, but do you know what it is? And, more importantly, did you know that becoming an advanced driver can dramatically reduce the chances of breaking down on the road? This article is going to tell you how you can start reducing your chance of breaking down today.


How to Buy a Personalised Number Plate

If you’ve just bought your car or think it is missing something, then why not buy yourself a personalised number plate? Many people like to personalise their lives and their car doesn’t miss out. With over 37 million personalised plates available, there is bound to be one to suit your needs.


Category A/B/C/D/E/F Total Loss Write-Offs

Insurance write offs, total loss or category loss vehicles are vehicles that have recorded accident damage to them and are categorised by an insurance assessor in five varying levels of damage.


Things to Remember when Selling a Car

Getting your car ready and in a saleable condition is one of the key points when you’re thinking of selling it. Think of the purchase from the buyer’s point of view.


Advice for Buying a Used Car

Buying a used car doesn’t have to be such a headache. If you do your homework, follow the steps listed below and be diligent, there is no reason why you shouldn’t be able to successfully by a car without problem.


More Coming Soon...

1. Tips to Pass Your Driving Test
2. Best Roads for Driving in the UK
3. Tracking Down the History of a Vehicle
4. How to Claim Accident Compensation
5. Essential Checklist Before Driving Abroad
6. How to Save Money on Car Insurance


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