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The top 10 cars for short distance road trips

Everyone likes going on a road trip from time to time, so it makes sense that you would consider this aspect of usage when comparing prospective vehicle models for an upcoming purchase.

8 ways to make your car look awesome

Having a car can be quite expensive, so it is not surprising that many car owners spend a considerable amount of time looking after them.

Nearly half of consumers deem bad drivers biggest road distraction

A concerning 40% of consumers have deemed bad drivers as the biggest distraction on the roads, according to new research by cost comparison site, Quote Goat.

Secrets of the car showroom revealed

Admiral Car Finance has worked with a panel of motor sales experts with 65 years of experience between them. They’ve anonymously shared their tips and advice when it comes to buying a car to help car buyers purchase a vehicle with confidence.

Understanding why the UK is facing a major headache with potholes

Can you remember a time when you headed out on a drive somewhere in the UK and didn’t come across a pothole?

Is it better to invest in new or used vehicles?

Investing in a new car is long-term affair. Buying a car is rarely ever a simple transaction, and often loans, repair costs, maintenance supplements and more are constantly being thrown in all the time.

Overspray and your automobile

Out on the road, there are many things that can do damage to your car. In most cases, there’s not much to stop it. For instance, road crews have just finished painting the double yellow lines and white shoulder margin.

How to buy your first car

Buying your first car is an amazing experience and everyone remembers their first set of wheels fondly. It is a huge purchase to make and it can be daunting when it is your first time, but there are a few simple steps to take which will help you to find the right car for your needs and also avoid common mistakes.

What are you entitled to as a Blue Badge holder?

If you are a disabled driver, having a Blue Badge can open you up to a wide range of opportunities. The badge may be issued automatically if you receive a mobility allowance.

Car safety features you need to know about in 2018

These days, it is surprising if you are over the age of 18 and don’t have a car, or at least have not passed your test! Car sales do not appear to be slowing down anytime soon and as the years have gone by, more and more safety features are being added to cars to make them safe should you, unfortunately, find yourself in a car accident.

Practical advice for when you’ve passed your driving test

Practical advice for when you’ve passed your driving test

Now that you’ve finally passed your driving test the first thing you probably want to do is jump in the car and go somewhere. However, you might have the professional qualification, but there are still a few things you need to be mindful of before you start feeling overly confident in your motor.

Is it beneficial owning a car as a student?

If you are about to become a university student, there is a lot to think about, especially regarding money. Being a student can be hard and if you do not have a lot of cash saved up before you move to university it may be even harder.

Test drive tips

For many drivers, taking a potential new car out for a test drive is vital to the buying experience, as it helps you determine if a car is right for you and your needs – or whether it's one to avoid.

Misfuelling mishaps could prove costly for motorists

Distracted drivers who fill their tank with the wrong fuel could be left facing a hefty repair bill, according to new research from independent financial information business, Defaqto.

Car tax bands to change in April

Car tax bands to change in April

In last year's Autumn Budget Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, announced an increase in car tax for all new diesel cars (vans and commercial vehicles were exempt).