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Latest live M25 traffic news
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Tips & advice

Latest live M25 traffic news

Live M25 traffic reports, plus the latest news on M25 accidents, delays and congestion
24 Nov 2021
How to pass your driving theory test
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First Cars

How to pass your driving theory test

Practice makes perfect in the driving theory test, so get up to speed before you book your test online
23 Nov 2021
How to renew your driving licence or change the address
Driving licence
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How to renew your driving licence or change the address

Renewing your driving licence or changing the address is really simple: here’s how it’s done
22 Nov 2021
VED road tax: how much does it cost?
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Consumer news

VED road tax: how much does it cost?

Confused by VED road tax? Our comprehensive guide explains how much you'll pay on your next car
22 Nov 2021
Advanced driving courses and tests: prices, insurance and safety benefits explained
car keys
Tips & advice

Advanced driving courses and tests: prices, insurance and safety benefits explained

Getting additional driver training beyond the usual lessons is a great idea for a host of reasons. That’s where advanced driving courses come in.
19 Nov 2021
What is Green NCAP?
VW Golf NCAP Green
Tips & advice

What is Green NCAP?

You may have heard about your car’s Green NCAP rating, but what exactly does this rating involve? Here’s our quick guide to Green NCAP...
18 Nov 2021
Car service intervals explained: how often should you service your car?
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Owning a car

Car service intervals explained: how often should you service your car?

Whether your car is petrol, diesel, hybrid or electric powered, it’s going to need a service. Here’s a quick guide to car servicing and service interv…
17 Nov 2021

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What is an immobiliser and does my car have one?
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Tips & advice

What is an immobiliser and does my car have one?

In this guide, we explain what an immobiliser does and how it helps to protect your car from theft
15 Nov 2021
Towing guide 2021: UK laws, licences, costs and tips
Skoda Kodiaq towing
Tips & advice

Towing guide 2021: UK laws, licences, costs and tips

From tips for towing a caravan across the UK to help getting your towing licence, our towing guide explains all
15 Nov 2021
Car warranty advice: manufacturer warranty cover and extended warranties explained
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Tips & advice

Car warranty advice: manufacturer warranty cover and extended warranties explained

Whether you’re buying a new or used car, a warranty provides great peace of mind. Here’s what they cover, what they don't, and how long they last...
12 Nov 2021
Electric classic cars: top conversions, kits and UK companies
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Tips & advice

Electric classic cars: top conversions, kits and UK companies

Electric classic cars offer modern electric power with retro looks - here’s all you need to know about them...
12 Nov 2021
What is a blind spot when driving?
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Tips & advice

What is a blind spot when driving?

There’s plenty of tech in modern cars to help us cope with blind spots but what are they and how can you keep yourself safe with or without the driver…
11 Nov 2021
How to buy an electric car
How to buy an electric car
Electric cars

How to buy an electric car

Buying an electric car can be easier than you think, we spoke to EV specialists to answer the most common EV related questions
9 Nov 2021
Storing a car: how to lay up a car for the long term
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Tips & advice

Storing a car: how to lay up a car for the long term

Leaving a car unused for an extended period of time can be worrying, here’s how you can keep your car in top condition while it’s not in use.
8 Nov 2021
Speeding fines: top tips on UK speeding tickets and how to appeal them
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Tips & advice

Speeding fines: top tips on UK speeding tickets and how to appeal them

Here’s everything you need to know about getting caught speeding and potentially appealing the fines...
7 Nov 2021
How to clean alloy wheels
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Tips & advice

How to clean alloy wheels

Alloy wheels can get dirty pretty quickly. Here's how you can keep them looking fresh with an alloy wheel cleaner.
2 Nov 2021
London Congestion Charge explained
Congestion Charge
Tips & advice

London Congestion Charge explained

All the facts about the £15 charge for driving into central London including a map, how to pay and how to check if you need to...
27 Oct 2021
Company van tax: understanding the rules
Toyota Proace City van - rear
Vans

Company van tax: understanding the rules

Tax rates for businesses using a van are simpler than they are for car drivers, but there are still issues to look out for
19 Oct 2021
Can I drive a van? The vans you can drive on your licence
Fiat Talento van
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…
19 Oct 2021
What is hypermiling and how do you do it?
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Tips & advice

What is hypermiling and how do you do it?

Hypermiling helps you get the most from every last drop of fuel to maximise MPG. We explain how it works, and how it can save money…
18 Oct 2021
Cheap car insurance for young drivers: top tips
Young drivers
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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
12 Oct 2021
Driving in Europe after Brexit: everything you need to know
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Driving in Europe after Brexit: everything you need to know

Brexit will impact UK motorists driving in EU countries in a number of ways; our guide sets out the changes
11 Oct 2021
How to transfer car ownership: what to do when buying or selling
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Tips & advice

How to transfer car ownership: what to do when buying or selling

Ensuring a car safely changes hands can be a daunting task - here’s everything you need to know to transfer a vehicle’s ownership to another person
8 Oct 2021
What is a V5C vehicle log book? Rules for car buyers and sellers
New V5C document
Tips & advice

What is a V5C vehicle log book? Rules for car buyers and sellers

Understanding the V5C log book and the rules around it, whether you're buying or selling a car
8 Oct 2021
What is lane-keeping assist?
Lane keep assist
Tips & advice

What is lane-keeping assist?

Most new cars feature lane-keeping technology of some kind, but what is it, and how does it work?
14 Sep 2021
What are synthetic fuels? efuels explained
eFuels
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What are synthetic fuels? efuels explained

Combustion engines could be viable in a fossil-fuel-free future thanks to new synthetic fuel tech. We explain how...
10 Sep 2021
Fuel cards explained
Fuel card payment
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Fuel cards explained

All the details on fuel cards and how to use them
8 Sep 2021
Used car finance explained: PCP, PCH, leasing, loans and top tips
Car finance
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Used car finance explained: PCP, PCH, leasing, loans and top tips

Want to buy a used car on finance? We’ve got everything you need to know about used car finance deals
7 Sep 2021
How to get bird poop off your car
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Tips & advice

How to get bird poop off your car

It can damage your paint, so work fast to remove bird droppings from your car as soon as possible
6 Sep 2021
How to wash your car
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Tips & advice

How to wash your car

A step-by-step guide on the basics of how to hand wash your car and make it shine
23 Aug 2021
Euro 6 emissions standards: what do they mean for you?
Diesel smog, haze, pollution
Tips & advice

Euro 6 emissions standards: what do they mean for you?

Since their introduction in 2015, Euro 6 standards for exhaust emissions have had a big impact but what are they?
6 Aug 2021
Electric car charging in the UK
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Electric cars

Electric car charging in the UK

The UK’s electric car charging infrastructure has changed substantially in the past 12 months but can it make an EV suit your lifestyle?
4 Aug 2021
Traction Control – what is it, and how does it work?
Nissan Note traction control
Tips & advice

Traction Control – what is it, and how does it work?

All new cars are equipped with a traction control system but do you know how it works and when to switch it off?
29 Jul 2021
How to spot a flood-damaged car
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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 Jul 2021