How to plan a long road trip

Road trips can create memories that will last forever. There’s nothing quite like packing up the car, picking up your mates and heading towards the horizon. Whether it is for a UK trip or a jaunt across Europe, you’ll never forget how much fun you had on a road trip. To make sure you are ready for most eventualities, then run through our checklist which can help you avo...

How to SORN a car

Cars have a knack of worming their way into our affections and becoming as vital to us as limbs. We fall in love with cars, especially ones that hold sentimental value to us, however they aren’t always useful in our every day lives. If you can’t bear to part with your old car but won’t be driving it often, or at all, then you should save yourself needing to tax and insu...

Why it is a good time to upgrade and sell your van

Fleets of vans are what keeps business moving, which was showcased even more during the pandemic where the only way to get goods to customers was via road delivery. In 2020, there has been a huge shift back to road haulage as lots of other avenues for retail and other industries were stopped. This pushed our reliance on vans to a new level and may have pushed you to the...

Selling your car in a pandemic

Life has been anything but normal in 2020 and lots of plans for the year have been shelved due to the impact of Covid-19. As the economy ground to halt over the course of the year car dealerships up and down the UK had to shut their doors. But the new and used car markets are nothing if not resilient. Immediately, they were finding ways to keep trading in cars safely an...

Dash Cams

How would you rate your driving skills? Many people would actually say their driving is very good, so why are there so many accidents in the UK? If you don’t break the law when behind the wheel, you probably see your driving as almost perfect. You don’t run red lights, use your mobile, or even speed.

Yet the chances are you’ve been involved in a collision of some sort; after all th...

Most Expensive Parking Spaces

Most Expensive Car Parking Spaces In Britain

In February 2014, the most expensive parking space in the United Kingdom was sold for £400,000. This underground parking space in London near the Royal Albert Hall can only fit two cars yet it costs more than twice the average rate for a house in Britain; which as of September 2014 is £188,374.

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Where unsold cars go to die

The amount of consumers who purchase new cars has declined drastically in recent years. This is due to the fact that used cars can be purchased for a significantly reduced rate as opposed to expensive new vehicles.

However, despite this decrease in sales, many automotive manufacturers continue to produce new cars. Unfortunately, this has created a global problem wherein there are n...

Cutting Motoring Costs

The cost of motoring is higher than ever, and many drivers are looking for tips on how to save money. Unfortunately we can’t control the price of fuel, but we can give you some advice on how to how to keep motoring affordable. Go eco Choosing a car that emits less carbon dioxide helps to save you money on running costs. Cars are classified into tax bands, A to M depending on ...

Driving Test Tips

When it comes to preparing for your driving test, nothing beats listening carefully to your instructor and good old fashioned practice. But nerves can take over in a test situation, so we’ve provided some advice on what to expect and how to make sure you give it your best shot. On the day On the day of your test, the examiner will ask you to read the number plate of a car aro...

Driving In Europe

There are several things to consider when driving in Europe. Road rules and legal requirements differ from country to country, so be sure to do your research before leaving, but you can find some general advice here about what to expect, particularly if you’ve not ventured abroad in your car before. Get it right In most European countries (with the exception of the Republic o...