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Sep 16

Autumn Driving in Devon


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A driving licence opens up the whole country for exploration, and autumn can be a fantastic time to see some of the best of it. If you plan on taking a trip after all the schools have gone back, then Devon offers plenty of sights and attractions. Go before the end of October and all of the attractions will still be in operation, but if these don’t grab you, there is still a lot to see and do.

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22
Sep 16

UK Driving Laws for US Drivers


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While UK drivers often have to get used to driving on the right when they travel abroad, for those coming here from the US the opposite is the case. UK driving laws are quite strict and it is useful, particularly for Americans driving in the UK, to know what they are. For new UK drivers and learners, it’s interesting and informative to see UK driving from an ‘outside’ perspective.

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15
Sep 16

Get Your Car Winter Ready


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When summer is just about over, it’s time to think about making your vehicle safe to drive this winter. If you haven’t already had your MOT test and it’s due fairly soon, then make sure that you book it before the weather changes significantly. In the winter months, driving can get hazardous. Everyone is feeling the cold and wants to reach their destination as quickly as possible; small wonder there are more accidents at that time of year. You can’t do anything about the progress of the seasons or other people’s driving, but you can do your best to ensure that your vehicle is safe to drive in the cold and wet.

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08
Sep 16

Great Used Cars for Not Much Money!


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Unlike most houses, cars do not usually appreciate in value; in fact, the depreciation process is quite dramatic. It is possible, however, to avoid the traps of depreciation by settling for a decent used car, rather than spending money on a new vehicle that will plummet in value almost as soon as you start to drive it.

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01
Sep 16

Driving in Old Age


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In the UK there is no upper age limit for drivers, something borne out by stories of people still driving in their nineties and sometimes beyond. While there is no law that says you should stop driving, you should employ common sense, if only for the sake of other road users. Once you reach seventy years of age you will receive notice from the DVLA that you will need to renew your licence if you want to continue driving – and you will need to renew it at three year intervals for as long as you continue to drive.

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