Tips & advice
Speeding fines: top tips on speeding tickets
What to do if you receive a speeding fine or 'notice of intended prosecution for a speeding offence'
UK speed cameras explained
Everything you need to know about UK speed cameras, the types, how they work and what to look out for
What is Mazda SkyActiv?
We explain everything you need to know about Mazda’s SkyActiv range of engines, gearboxes and other technologies
UK speed limits: everything you need to know
Current UK speed limits explained, as well as their history and use
UK pedestrian crossings explained
There are various different types of crossing in the UK; we explain pedestrian crossing rules for each type, and how to identify them all
Used car checklist: key points to look for when buying
Read this used vehicle checklist to be safe when buying any used car – then download our free vehicle appraisal form
What is AdBlue?
Euro6 emissions regulations and SCR tech mean AdBlue usage is increasing rapidly – but what is AdBlue?
Is it worth paying more for premium diesel or petrol?
Advice on whether adding high octane super unleaded petrol or super diesel to your tank is worth the extra cost
What is Audi's Virtual Cockpit?
We give you the lowdown on Audi's hi-tech dashboard display screen, the Virtual Cockpit
How to avoid a flat car battery
Car batteries can go flat for a number of reasons, which is why we have gathered these top tips to help prevent the worst happening
4x4 vans and commercial vehicles explained
If you need a van or commercial vehicle with off-road ability, there are a number of options, from 4WD vans to pick-ups and converted SUVs
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
Your rights when buying a used car
What rights do you have as a consumer when you buy a second hand car? Our guide explains your legal protections
Wrong fuel: what to do if you put petrol in a diesel car
Misfuelling your car can be a costly mistake if you try to drive it, but here's what to do if you put petrol in your diesel car
How to avoid keyless theft
With growing numbers of cars being stolen via keyless theft, we look at the steps you can take to keep your car safe
Crash for cash scams
Crash for cash scams have received plenty of coverage in the media but what are they and how can car drivers protect themselves?
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...
Van finance explained: the best deals for van buyers
Buying a van on finance is similar in many ways to car finance, although business users do get some benefits from buying a work vehicle
Car tax refunds and how to claim yours
If selling your car, you can no longer add road tax as an incentive. We guide you through the rules on refunding your road fund licence
Main dealer car servicing - a complete guide
There’s a lot of talk about main dealer car servicing, but what is it and why is it important for your car?
What are dipped headlights and when should you use them?
Are you unsure of what dipped headlights are or how to use them? Let us shed a little light on the subject...
Car personalisation: it's all in the detail
We look at how car personalisation could help increase your cars value without bursting the bank.
What is a no claims bonus?
For many drivers a no claims bonus is the ticket to cheaper car insurance. We explain what it is and how to earn it
Essential car tech: 8 new car options you can't do without
Our experts reveal which boxes they’d tick on the options list if they were buying a car
Buying a used car: your complete guide
Buying a used car from a dealer or privately isn’t always easy. So here is our advice and tips on how to buy your dream second-hand motor
Wheel bearing noise - what causes it and what to do?
Are your wheel bearings becoming unbearable? Don't worry, here's a handy guide to teach you all you need to know
Driving in Italy
Driving in Italy needn’t be a challenge, as long as you’ve checked out our handy tips
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?
Haggling tips: how to negotiate the price of a new car
What to say and what not to say when haggling over a deal on a new car
Towing guide 2019: 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
What is BMW Connected Drive?
Find out everything you need to know about BMW’s sophisticated BMW Connected Driveinfotainment and connected services suite.
Should I buy a nearly new car?
If you're not fussed about ordering a brand-new car to your exact needs, then bag a big bargain and buy a nearly new car instead
What is aquaplaning and how to avoid it
We look at aquaplaning what it means, how it affects your car and what to do if it happens to you
Should you use snow chains in the UK?
Your comprehensive guide to using snow chains in the UK. Do you really need them?
Lost car keys: what do you do now?
Locked out of your car? Don’t panic, there’s more than one way to get back behind the wheel if you lose your car keys
Hazard perception test tips
DVSA Hazard Perception Test tips for learner drivers, and what to expect when you take the test