Tips & advice

How to use the hard shoulder
motorway
Tips & advice

How to use the hard shoulder

It's the emptiest lane on the UK's motorways, but do you know what you need to do if you stop on the hard shoulder? We explain all...
15 Oct 2020
Euro 6 vans and trucks: EU emissions rules for commercial vehicles explained
Vans

Euro 6 vans and trucks: EU emissions rules for commercial vehicles explained

New vans and trucks have to comply with Euro 6 emissions standards. Here’s what that means in detail
15 Oct 2020
ULEZ compliant vans: rules and charges explained
Vans

ULEZ compliant vans: rules and charges explained

If your van doesn’t meet certain criteria, you’ll need to pay to enter London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone. We explain the ULEZ rules and fees...
15 Oct 2020
Best Volkswagen campervan conversions
Best VW campervan conversions
Volkswagen Transporter

Best Volkswagen campervan conversions

A Volkswagen campervan conversion is a great choice if you want to get away at the drop of a hat
11 Oct 2020
UK van speed limits: all you need to know
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UK van speed limits: all you need to know

What's the speed limit for a van in the UK? It's not always the one you'll see posted on the road. We explain all
8 Oct 2020
Ford van models: range, specs, prices and how to choose one
Ford

Ford van models: range, specs, prices and how to choose one

We dive into the Ford commercial vehicle range from Transit to Ranger to explain how to find the best vehicle for your needs
5 Oct 2020
Car valuations: how much is your car worth?
MINI One 5dr - front tracking
Tips & advice

Car valuations: how much is your car worth?

If you're buying or selling a car, you'll want to know how much it's worth. So what’s the best way to find the true value of a used car?
1 Oct 2020

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Van MOTs explained: rules, costs and tips to help your van pass
Vans

Van MOTs explained: rules, costs and tips to help your van pass

The annual MOT check-up is an essential part of owning a van, here’s everything you need to know...
1 Oct 2020
Can I drive a van? The vans you can drive on your licence
Best medium panel vans
Tips & advice

Can I drive a van? The vans you can drive on your licence

So you've got a licence to drive a car, but are you also able to drive a van? Our practical guide explains the ins and outs of UK driving licence cate…
30 Sep 2020
Car care tips: how to protect your investment
Tips & advice

Car care tips: how to protect your investment

Keep your new car in the best shape with our recommended car care products
25 Sep 2020
Dartford Crossing toll: follow our guide and avoid a fine!
Dartford Crossing bridge
Consumer news

Dartford Crossing toll: follow our guide and avoid a fine!

Read our complete Dartford Crossing guide for when and how to pay the Dart Charge, along with guidance on appealing a fine
25 Sep 2020
Car warranty advice: manufacturer warranty cover and extended warranties explained
Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in long term - first report front action
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Car warranty advice: manufacturer warranty cover and extended warranties explained

Buy a new car, and it'll come with a warranty. Here we explain what it covers and what it doesn't, and for how long
23 Sep 2020
What are part-worn tyres? And should you buy them?
Tips & advice

What are part-worn tyres? And should you buy them?

Depending on who you ask, part-worn tyres are either a great money-saver or a risky gamble. So we've put together some tips
23 Sep 2020
Ultimate guide to car sharing, car clubs and ride-sharing
Ultimate guide to car sharing - header
Tips & advice

Ultimate guide to car sharing, car clubs and ride-sharing

We have all you need to know about your car sharing options, with first-hand tests of Zipcar, DriveNow and more
23 Sep 2020
Driving without due care and attention
Driving without care - phone
Tips & advice

Driving without due care and attention

You've been charged with driving without due care and attention - but what does that actually mean?
23 Sep 2020
Car headlights explained
Headlights explained header
Tips & advice

Car headlights explained

We look at the many different types of car headlight and explain how each technology works
23 Sep 2020
What is Waze? The phone navigation app explained
Fiat Panda Waze screen
Tips & advice

What is Waze? The phone navigation app explained

All you need to know about the Waze map app that aims to be better than any other sat-nav or smartphone navigation available
23 Sep 2020
Fog lights and when to use them
Tips & advice

Fog lights and when to use them

They do exactly as described, but fog lights seem to cause confusion with some drivers. Here’s all the key info on fog light use…
23 Sep 2020
Cheap car insurance for young drivers: top tips
Young driver
Tips & advice

Cheap car insurance for young drivers: top tips

Our guide on car insurance for teenage drivers that could help save hundreds on your annual bill
23 Sep 2020
How to spot a flood-damaged car
UK Floods: cars flooded
Tips & advice

How to spot a flood-damaged car

Flood water can have a huge effect on a car, both seen and unseen. But how do you know if the car you're about to buy is flood-damaged?
23 Sep 2020
How to get your driving licence
First Cars

How to get your driving licence

This is our simple, step-by-step guide to learning to drive and getting your full UK driving licence
23 Sep 2020
Driving on the right: we take our left-hand drive test
Driving abroad

Driving on the right: we take our left-hand drive test

Worried about driving safely in Europe? We take a test designed to improve your holiday driving skills
23 Sep 2020
Guide to car windscreen repair and car window replacement
Saab 9-5 windscreen
Tips & advice

Guide to car windscreen repair and car window replacement

What to do if you get a stone chip or crack in your car windscreen
23 Sep 2020
Driving in the USA: top tips
Ford Mustang
Driving abroad

Driving in the USA: top tips

Before planning that American road trip or fly-drive holiday, check out our guide to driving in the US
23 Sep 2020
How to change a car battery and choose the right battery
Winter driving - battery check
Tips & advice

How to change a car battery and choose the right battery

Flat car battery? Our guide to replacing it, installing a replacement and using a battery charger should help
23 Sep 2020
What are night driving glasses and do they work?
Driving glasses header
Tips & advice

What are night driving glasses and do they work?

In the wonderful world of driving accessories, you may have seen night driving glasses for sale - but what are they, and do they work?
23 Sep 2020
What is ABS? Anti-lock brake systems explained
ABS braking
Tips & advice

What is ABS? Anti-lock brake systems explained

ABS is a vital part of any new car's safety equipment, and is an effective boost for braking. Here's everything you need to know...
23 Sep 2020
Should you buy or lease your new car?
Tips & advice

Should you buy or lease your new car?

Should you buy or lease your new car? That is the big question facing millions of people who are eyeing up a new set of wheels, we talk you through th…
23 Sep 2020
Intensive driving courses: the ultimate guide
Prodrive Winter Driving Course
First Cars

Intensive driving courses: the ultimate guide

Are intensive driving courses a good way to get a driving licence? We guide you through the options to help you pass the practical test.
23 Sep 2020
Car security: staying one step ahead of the criminals
Car security
Tips & advice

Car security: staying one step ahead of the criminals

From simple to hi-tech, we look at some of the best ways to help prevent you from having your car or its contents stolen
23 Sep 2020
Best car cleaning tips: the secrets to a perfect finish
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Best car cleaning tips: the secrets to a perfect finish

We get some top car care and car cleaning tips from one of the best in the business
23 Sep 2020
What is ESP, and ESC on a car?
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What is ESP, and ESC on a car?

Since 2014, every new car in Europe has been fitted with Electronic Stability Control – but what is ESC, and what is ESP for that matter?
23 Sep 2020
How to test drive a car
Tips & advice

How to test drive a car

Before you buy a new or used car, you’ll want to take a test drive. Here’s how to do it well.
23 Sep 2020
How to SORN your car with the DVLA
Tips & advice

How to SORN your car with the DVLA

Taking your car off the road? You’ll need to abide by the 'SORN’ laws. We explain what it means and why it exists.
23 Sep 2020