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top 5 most affordable cars for young learners

The top 5 most affordable cars for young drivers

You might think being on the road is a bit pricey, but there’s a reason why thousands of us take up driving lessons each year. You can go wherever you want, whenever you want… without having to touch a bus timetable!...

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Top 10 Eco-Friendly First Cars

We all know how important it is to look after the environment, and choosing an eco-friendly car can be one of the best ways to reduce your carbon footprint. Whether you're just starting your driving lessons or you've newly re...

7 questions to ask before buying a used car

7 questions to ask before buying a used car

Buying a car is very exciting. Not only will you be able to drive yourself around, but there’ll be no more buses, no more mum’s Micra and no more being the annoying mate who always needs a lift. Having said that, you shouldn’...

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Should I Buy a New or Second Hand Car?

Shopping for your first car is possibly the most exciting part of the whole learning to drive process. Your very first proper vehicle, no matter what it is, represents freedom and, for younger drivers, the start of adult life...

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6 essentials every girl needs in her car

There are a few things your dad will insist you have in the boot once you pass your driving test, but once you’ve got your high vis and your torch sorted, there’s definitely room for some more in-car essentials. Check out ou...

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What does your car say about you?

You might dream of one day owning your very own Ferrari or Lamborghini, but right now your second hand Fiesta is the best car in the world. Whether you’re just borrowing your mum’s car to get about the weekend, or you’ve got...

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Are you a boy racer?

Driving like a boy racer takes commitment. Not only do you have to spend a lot of time perfecting your look, but you’ll spend the majority of your evenings hanging around supermarket car parks. If you’re an aspiring boy racer...

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5 iconic movie cars

These cars are every new driver’s fantasy. Cars in films have always given pop culture an extra sense of time and place and it is for this reason that these cars are such integral parts of these films and TV shows. Years late...

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Top 10: Chavvy Cars

For many people their cars are their pride and joy, but there are some people who take this love to the extreme. This top 10 takes a look at some of the most inventive, brave and downright ridiculous of car modifications, as ...

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Top 10 cars for girls

If you’re a girl and you’re about to finish up your driving lessons, you’re probably already planning this summer’s road trips and shopping excursions. There’s only one problem though – you haven’t found the perfect car to do...

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Personalised number plates: Tasteful or tacky?

Last month, the BBC reported that the DVLA raised a staggering £67million from the sale of personalised number plates last year, and it seems that they’re not just reserved for the elite these days. More and more of us are l...

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Top 7 music videos featuring cars

Remember when Nelly wrote a song about a Porsche and then drove around in a Porsche for three minutes in the music video?...

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What cars do One Direction drive?

Whether you love them or hate them, One Direction are everywhere. Since making their debut on our screens, we’ve watched them transform from school boys to international pop stars almost overnight. With that fame comes money,...

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Top 10 Safest First Cars to Buy

When buying your first car, you want to make sure you’re making the right decision, both financially and when it comes to safety. Although a huge part of staying safe on the road is down to the driver’s actions behind the whe...

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How to Buy a Used Car the Right Way

Whether you need to buy a car to learn to drive in or you’re looking to buy one for after you pass your driving test, you’re probably thinking about buying a used car. Buying your first car is an exciting but expensive time, ...

Winter driving tips for new drivers

Winter driving tips for new drivers

Winter driving can be pretty unpleasant for even the best drivers, so it’s no surprise that snow and ice cause a lot of concern for learner and newly-qualified drivers - especially if you took your driving lessons during the ...

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Car servicing: all you need to know

Getting your car serviced can seem like just another expense to add on to the cost of motoring, but keeping your engine and vehicle maintained and in good working order is essential for your safety and for your pocket. It's n...

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What's So Great About Dashcams?

The Russian dash cam is something which YouTube viewers will probably be familiar with. As highlighted by February’s meteor, the number of dash cams in Russia appears to be higher than in any other country in the world. Peopl...

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Are Electric Cars Worth the Money?

With petrol prices and pollution levels rising, electric cars are an attractive option. The government are also offering discounts to anyone wishing to purchase their first electric car, and have allocated £400 million toward...

Should I buy a petrol or diesel car

Should I buy a petrol or diesel car?

One thing that your driving lessons probably won't shed much light on is whether you should choose a petrol or diesel model for your first car. There are certainly a lot of reasons to consider diesel over petrol: cheaper tax,...

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Should I buy a car on finance?

Buying your first car is an exciting time, but it can also be confusing trying to compare all of the options. More and more of us are switching to finance deals to buy vehicles, and here we take a look at how buying a car on ...