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Mar 16

Motorway Driving: Part of the Test?


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Every experienced driver knows that there is a tremendous difference between driving on motorways, and driving on smaller roads and dual carriageways. Most learner drivers will have experienced driving along their local roads, driving in and around town, and using dual carriageways.

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Mar 16

The Highway Code Story


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When we think of best selling books, we often think of works of fiction that have had a huge cultural effect – things like Harry Potter or Fifty Shades of Grey. When it comes to non-fiction it might be Darwin’s Origin of Species that springs to mind, or maybe The Guinness Book of Records. Not many people would guess that The Highway Code ranks among them.

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Mar 16

A Look at Budget Sat Navs


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For new drivers, navigation can be a major challenge. It can be hard to remember all you’ve learned about how to be a good driver, and concentrate on getting to where you need to be at the same time! Thank goodness satellite navigation technology can help us get from A to B with minimal fuss – they’re a great investment for any new driver. But with such a huge range out there to choose from, where do you start? We’ve attempted to find a functional sat nav system that won’t break the bank.

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10
Mar 16

How to Pick a Second Hand Car


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For many newly-qualified drivers, the dream of a brand new shiny car is simply out of reach – after all, learning to drive is expensive, and you might be short a few pennies for a gleaming Ferrari or Porsche! However, that doesn’t mean that you’re relegated to driving a moving heap of junk. Buying a second hand car is a sensible investment involving very little compromise on quality – and remember, most cars bought brand new depreciate sharply in the first year, as much as 40%, so it’s a smart long term move. That doesn’t mean that it’s an easy field to navigate. Buying a second hand car carries risks that are simply not involved in buying brand new. However, there are some steps that you can take towards making the best choice, and protecting yourself and your hard earned money.

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03
Mar 16

4 Key Car Maintenance Tips You Need To Know


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Car maintenance can be a scary thing to contemplate when you have your first car. Owning a car is expensive, and they’re complex machines that shouldn’t be tampered with lightly. That said, the car is yours now, and it’s worth knowing a bit about how to take care of it. With a little care and prior knowledge, anyone can succeed at tackling some simple, common car problems.

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