5 Steps to Take If You Want to Protect Yourself from Uninsured Drivers

Do you know how to protect yourself against uninsured drivers? For drivers, there are plenty of possible situations in which you might find yourself that range from inconvenient to dangerous. There’s bad weather, flat tires, mechanical failure of various kinds, and then there are uninsured drivers. You will never be able to tell if the driver next to you on…

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5 Overlooked Expenses That Ruin Your Car’s Budget

I remember saving up for my first car. It’s a big thing when you have passed your driving test and find it’s time to get a car. Cars can be expensive, bottomless pits for money. I should know! There are always some unknown expenses that ruin your car’s budget. My second car was I suppose effectively known as a lemon.…

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Don’t Hire a Car Accident Attorney Before Knowing These 3 Things the Best of Them Have in Common

Car accidents are almost impossible to predict. You could be driving on the highway or just walking on the pedestrian lane and, Boom! A nightmare scenario. Sometimes, a family member, or someone close could get injured by a negligent driver and now you have to pursue compensation claims. But you need someone who’ve specialized and have experience in the area,…

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Accidents in Numbers: Did You Know That a Cyclist Is Far More Likely to Get Involved in Traffic Accidents Than a Driver?

Traffic accidents are an unfortunate fact of life. They happen every day around the world, more often than you are probably aware of, and cause untold damage and suffering to millions of people. By the numbers, the statistics of accidents are staggering. But which accidents happen more frequently, and which ones cause more damage?

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How To Drive Safely – Car Checklist

As a nation we spend a lot of time on the roads. The average driver travels more than 6500 miles a year. If you commute this figure is a lot higher. So you can understand that the need to drive safely and have a roadworthy car is extremely important.

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Extending Your Car’s Life : Timely Maintenance Tips

I had my previous car for 9 years. In fact it was only my second car. The first car I had – my trusty Ford Fiesta I had even longer! I believe in taking pride in looking after a car and keeping up to date with timely maintenance. This will save you money in the long run, as well as…

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Tips for Buying a Family Car

When you’re buying a family car, whether it’s your first time or you’re well versed, there are certain things that you should look out for. Earlier this year I told you about my memories of learning to drive and buying my first car.  That first time buying a car I was looking for a little runaround. Nothing fancy, but I…

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Basic Car Maintenance Tips You should know

Growing up I was always a bit of a tomboy. If you ask my dad, I used to know every car make on the road when I was about 5. I used to love shouting them as we were driving along. Of course back then there were not as many as there are today. I was obsessed with cars! As…

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Why Should You Have A Dash Camera In Your Car?

When I trawl through my Facebook feed there is usually some story that grabs my attention. I love easy reading trashy stories. They are normally from online news sites such as the Metro. At the moment it’s the Trump stories that keep cropping up. The latest one is that Trump is considering plans that will affect us all if we…

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Throwback Thursday: Memories of Buying My First Car

I didn’t learn to drive at 17. I waited a few years. Thinking back now I have no idea why. When I started learning to drive I was a scaredy cat. I honestly thought I would never pass my test let alone go out and buy my first car. I remember that first lesson. My driving instructor was called Chris,…

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8 Factors That Affect Your Car’s Resale Value

I have had my current car for 9 years at the end of the year. It’s got fairly high mileage on it so will be on the lookout for another in the near future. But what’s got me thinking is how much mine is worth? When it comes to selling your car, it’s important to consider its resale value. Many…

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5 Reasons Why Having a Carport is an Advantage

I’m at work for 6am some mornings and the last thing I want to do at this time of year is spend precious time scraping the ice and snow from the windscreen. The solution? A carport of course! Getting up at 4:30am is a bit of a drag at this time of year. It’s cold, dark and plain miserable. It’s…

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