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Too Much Car Technology Can Be Good For You

Thanks to modern manufacturing techniques, cars are getting lighter and, accordingly, more fuel efficient. Conversely and perversely cars are also getting heavier because of the amount of technology they now carry; and what we see on cars today is just the tip of the iceberg. It is a truth universally …

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Introduction To Used Car Warranties

It’s arguable that buying a used-car is a lot more stressful than a brand new one, despite the several thousands less you may be spending. With a new car, you know – or at least you expect – that everything is in working order and you know your new vehicle …

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The Risks Of Driving In Winter

Last month, the Highways Agency praised motorists who took extra care when driving on the icy British roads as the snow continued to fall. They also warned that drivers must keep up this effort in order to ensure everyone remains safe on the road. The advice for snowy weather is …

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Restoring a Classic Car This Winter

It’s cold, dark and damp outside. You can’t do any gardening and, with the days getting gloomy at 4.00pm, the evenings appear to stretch into eternity. If you want to keep active during the long winter nights, how about restoring a classic car? You can pick one up relatively cheaply …

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A Jaguar Land Rover Success Story

The recent news that some 800 jobs are to go at Honda’s plant in Swindon makes for depressing reading. This once vibrant Wiltshire town where just a few short years ago unemployment was almost non-existent has suffered more than most in the South of England. What’s worse is that it …

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Is Your Driving License Still Valid?

Getting your first driving licence is great. Keeping it in the face of the many traffic laws is also great but, other than that, many drivers understandably don’t really give it a lot of thought. The plastic card part is in the purse or wallet should the need arise but …

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What’s The Best Option – New Or Used Cars?

Buying a car is one of those great moments in life. They are expensive enough to merit some serious pondering before parting with the hard-earned moolah, but generate enormous pleasure and satisfaction to the lucky new owners. In short, cars are great. The problem is that most of us only …

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Too Young To Drive?

We bring it upon ourselves really. We insist on continually having children despite all the warnings. We instinctively know – from the first time we hold those parasitic bundles of joy – that it is going to cost. Food, clothes and sundry expenses all take their financial toll as does …

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The Truth About Drink Driving

Most of us like an alcoholic drink from time to time and most of us drink alcohol responsibly. The snag is that most of us drive as well and, as is universally known, the two – like water and oil – don’t mix. Year on year motorists are encouraged not …

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