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Driving Advice


Car dashboard lights meanings

Friday 19th February 2021

Most modern vehicles are fitted with multiple electronics and sensors which monitor how your vehicle is behaving. Spotted a sign on your dashboard and you’re unsure what it means? Our helpful guide to car warning lights has you covered. Car dashboard symbols and their meanings Firstly, it’s import... Read More

Tips for driving at night

Monday 11th January 2021

Whether you’re a new driver, you’ve taken a break from driving for a while, or simply want to brush up on your skills of driving at night, our top tips on driving in the dark have you covered. With the additional challenges it can pose, late night driving can be more dangerous than daytime driving –... Read More

8 tips for driving after taking a break

Thursday 7th January 2021

Looking to get back behind the wheel after a short break away? This could be due to staying at home during lockdown, or if you had a change in circumstance, such as job or living situation, which meant you didn’t need to drive anymore. Whatever the reason, it’s likely you’ll want to take some steps... Read More

5 reasons why your car won’t start in the cold

Thursday 10th December 2020

December brings with it the chilling temperatures, icier roads to contend with when driving and the need for lots of cans of de-icer! But what happens if your car won’t start during the colder months? Our guide highlights the 5 most common reasons for why your vehicle may not start in the cold, so y... Read More

Should over 60s have to retake their driving test?

Monday 19th October 2020

Currently, UK law says that when a driver reaches the age of 70, they must renew their license if they wish to continue driving. Drivers must then renew their license every three years from this point. This is in place to protect drivers, pedestrians and cyclists from avoidable incidents as eyesight... Read More

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