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Your footwear choice could be putting your driving at risk

March 23, 2017
category: Road Safety
Of all the things that are bandied about these days to do with driving law and driving standards, you’d never think that they’d come after your shoes. Your driving instructor will always check on what shoes you’re wearing to drive, and you might not believe them at the time, but it makes a huge difference.

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Changes to the UK driving test - what and why?

March 22, 2017
category: Driving Tests
It’s needless to say that changes to the UK driving test aren’t exactly taken lightly. THe last time that any amendments were made was in 2010, when the very positively received ‘independent driving’ section was introduced to distinguish between ‘learning to drive to pass the test’ and ‘learning to drive in the real world’.

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Buying a used car privately - what to look out for

March 17, 2017
category: Young Drivers

here are so many places you can buy a used car these days. You can choose from Autotrader, Gumtree or even the AA - but there's always the draw that buying private can almost always be much cheaper. With this, however, comes with a range of issues and pitfalls that can lead to scams, cons and overall exploitation of new buyers that you need to be careful of. Here’s the 5 things you HAVE to make sure to check when buying a used car from a private vendor.

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Do you drive a 'bad driver' car?

February 22, 2017
category: Road Safety
We all know the standard driver stereotypes; ‘Everyone who drives a Beemer will definitely cut you up’, ‘All Skoda drivers are boring, middle ages people’, ‘Anyone who drives a Honda Jazz is over the age of 65’ - but how real can they really be?

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Six Car Maintenance Myths That Are Just Plain Wrong

February 15, 2017
category: Road Safety
In a world of ‘alternative facts’ it’s good to know where the land lies especially when it comes to your car maintenance. Whether it’s ‘advice’ passed down from petrol station attendants, stickers on the side of packets or bottles or spurious old wives’ tales that your parents have convinced you are true; believing and practicing these myths can not only waste your time, but could also see you a couple of quid out of pocket. 

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