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. There was always something going wrong with it.

5 Overlooked expenses that ruin your car’s budget - t'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.

I loved my blue Citroen C3 she was an exclusive demonstrators model so had every optional extra you could find for the age of that car. She, well I always called her my baby blue car, had front arm rests, built-in sat nav and an extra parcel shelf so the boot had two levels. For a 2003 car it was top of the range.

I suppose being a top of the range ex demonstrator model was a blessing and a curse. The thing was with it having extras, the engine and other parts around the body were different to the “normal” C3 model and when it went wrong the garages found it hard to get replacement parts.

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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, a car accident attorney. And you will agree with me that not any personal injury lawyer can do the job but you ought to have the best.

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

Don’t rush to hire an attorney to represent you without knowing these three qualities the best of them have in common.

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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?

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

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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.

How to drive safely 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 extending your car’s life. Plus helping to limit costly breakdowns.

car maintenance checklist

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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 loved my little red fiesta.

When you have a baby, your priorities for your car change. No longer are you looking for something swish or fast, you need a car that will keep your precious cargo as safe as can be. You need something practical and spacious. Of course, these cars can be swish and fast too – it just doesn’t matter as much.

Here are the things that you should look for the next time you’re looking to replace your family car.

Must have Tips for buying a family car

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