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You’ve Been Flashed by a Speed Camera, Now What?

Around 100,000 drivers in the UK are caught speeding each year. For many it’s the icing on the cake of an already bad morning when you’re running late for work and see that flash in the rear view. You get to work late and have to spend the…

Winter Driving Tips

I don’t know about you but when September and October arrive I always say to myself “Right, this year I am going to do things properly and get totally prepared for winter” as regards to my car – which obviously never happens and ends up…

The Consequences of Dangerous & Drink Driving

The Consequences of Speed and Dangerous Driving Over 3000 people die on the roads every day, globally. Millions are injured or disabled due to speeding and collisions every year around the world. Almost 1.3 million people are killed due to…

Driving Abroad Checklist

Go through this essential travel checklist to help plan for your trip abroad and stay safe while you are away. Before you go: We've teamed up with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to bring you this checklist to help you prepare for…

Volkswagen E-Up

Volkswagen is to launch the production version of its e-up electric car. Volkswagen will be showcasing it at its Annual Press and Investors Conference in Wolfsburg, Germany before a public debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.…

Black Box Car Insurance Guide

“Big Brother is watching you…” The famous quote from author George Orwell in his book 1984 wasn’t written with Northern Ireland car insurance in mind: but it certainly applies to its most modern form – black box car insurance. This new form…

Road Safety Tips

As easy as it may seem, driving still poses a risk of hazards to our health and our lives on the odd occasion.Reading about fatal accidents on the roads is an all too common sight and the result is usually due to poor knowledge of road…

Rising Fuel Prices in UK and Ireland

Looking at the reasons behind why fuel prices are so expensive in the UK and Ireland. Running used cars is never going to be the cheapest thing to do in the world. Apart from splashing out on the vehicle itself, additional costs such as…

Changes to Vehicle Testing

From 20 March 2013, revised European legislation will introduce new requirements to annual vehicle tests to reflect advances in technology. The changes include additional checks for some of the vehicle systems already examined such as…