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18th April 2018
The German brand’s logo combines the Free State of Württemberg and the former capital, Stuttgart

Decoding the hidden meanings behind car logos

When a manufacturer decides on their brand name, it usually gold-seals its identity with a logo. But do you know why Alfa Romeo’s badge depicts a […]
16th April 2018
Young people are the highest-risk group when it comes to being distracted by their phones

74% of young motorists admit to being distracted by their mobiles

Talkative passengers, noisy kids and worsening congestion make it difficult to stay focused while driving. But the ping or ring of a mobile phone is the […]
13th April 2018
7 of the best cars for surviving a zombie apocalypse

7 Cars you’d want to drive in a zombie apocalypse

If a zombie apocalypse is upon you, and Rick Grimes is otherwise engaged, then a monster of a machine could be the next best thing to have […]
10th April 2018
London’s Met Police have cost the taxpayer £17,589.57 in misfuelling repairs

300 police cars misfuelled in 2017

The frustration of putting the wrong fuel in your motor is a feeling that many motorists share at some point in their driving lifetime, and police […]
6th April 2018
Dacia is a Romanian car manufacturer renowned for well-priced vehicles

Top 10 cheapest cars on the market

Are you on the lookout for a new car but your budget is a bit on the tight side and don’t want to settle for an […]
5th April 2018
One in six respondents claim to have had a near miss after being dazzled by headlights

Are you being blinded by the light?

Almost two out of three motorists say they get repeatedly dazzled by oncoming dipped headlights on a regular basis, a poll by the RAC has revealed. […]
4th April 2018
Slow car sales in 2018 makes shopping for a new car a buyer’s market

New vs old: a buyer’s guide to car shopping

Splashing out on a car is not a decision you should take lightly…what make and model do you want? How much do you want to spend? […]
3rd April 2018
The AA says the easiest way to sell your vehicle is to trade it in or part exchange

How to sell your car in a few easy steps

There are around seven million used cars bought and sold in Britain each year, and many of them change hands through private sales. If you’re thinking […]
28th March 2018
Penalties for uninsured drivers include points, unlimited fines and their car being crushed

Research uncovers almost 120,000 uninsured drivers

Points, fines, crushed vehicles… even the possibility of being thousands of pounds out of pocket isn’t enough to encourage tens of thousands of people to take […]
20th March 2018
The taller half of the comedy duo Ant and Dec has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving. But do you know the limits and penalties when it comes to driving and alcohol?

A 2018 guide to drink driving laws

Ant McPartlin has been released pending an investigation, following a collision involving his Mini in Richmond, West London on 18th March. While the circumstances around the […]
16th March 2018
Boxer Herbie Hide with 'Herbie' the Volkswagen

Two thirds of Brits don’t name their car

Larry the Landie, Brad the Beemer or Xena the Xantia – naming your pride and joy is a time-tested tradition among motorists. But it’s a custom […]
14th March 2018
Planning an Easter road trip takes time, preparation and some effective packing.

How to prepare for an Easter road trip

Squabbles, boredom, hunger, car troubles…they’re all very possible when packing up the family for a long-distance car journey. A successful road trip takes planning and preparation, […]
13th March 2018
@SurreyRoadCops quipped that the dangerous driver had been watching Dumb and Dumber

Surrey Police stop BMW driver watching a movie on the M25

Owners of BMWs often get a bad rap for their driving. Disliked on the roads, they’re frequently stereotyped as being inconsiderate lane hoggers, who drive too […]
12th March 2018
Snow, ice and rain brought by the Beast from the East has created and exacerbated thousands of potholes.

The scourge of potholes – and how to handle them

The Beast from the East has brought with it snow, ice and a scourge of potholes. Here’s some things about them you should know and some […]
9th March 2018
Drivers caught are given a £200 fine and six penalty points

UK among Europe’s hardest hitters for mobile phone use

It’s no secret that if you’re caught using your mobile phone behind the wheel, you’ll likely be hit with a harsh-but-fair penalty. But did you know […]
8th March 2018
Metadescription Planning the journey, prepping your car and planning some in-car entertainment could save the day if you hit Bank Holiday congestion this Easter.

Top tips for surviving bank holiday traffic

The year’s only four-day weekend is on the horizon. Whether you’re planning an Easter getaway or driving home to see family and friends, our tips for […]
7th March 2018
New car emissions will be tested on real roads

Car tax: What to expect in 2018

Vehicle Excise Duty (VED), or road tax, will shoot up for some drivers this year as the Government tries to clamp down on air pollution… Changes […]
2nd March 2018
The cost of car ownership soars to over £200,000 in a lifetime

Brits ‘spend over £200,000 on car ownership’

While the cost of public transport continues to spiral, owning a car doesn’t come cheap either, with new research showing motorists spend more than £200,000 on […]
1st March 2018
The Tesla Model S has an abundance of hidden Easter eggs

What are car Easter eggs?

With Easter fast-approaching, an annual Easter egg hunt is likely to be on the cards. But maybe not in the traditional sense… Before you start hiding […]
26th February 2018
Victims of the scam have lost an average of £769 each

Ghost insurance scams on the rise

Rogue insurance brokers are scamming drivers out of hundreds of thousands of pounds, police warn. According to the City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department […]