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Quiz: these are the most misunderstood road signs, how many can you identify?

Quiz: these are the most misunderstood road signs, how many can you identify?

A new study has revealed shocking ignorance of road signs among UK drivers. After government data revealed that there were more than 170,000 crashes on British roads in 2017, private number plate provider Click4reg.co.uk carried out a survey into motorists’ knowledge to find out if a lack of understanding was contributing to collisions. It found […]

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Anker Roav Viva review – an Alexa assistant in your car

Anker Roav Viva review – an Alexa assistant in your car

Price: £45.99 What is it? Anker say that the Roav Viva is a world-first. Although it looks like a fairly standard in-car charger it actually brings the Amazon Alexa assistant into cars for the first time. The Roav Viva acts as a normal charger, with two high-speed USB sockets that support rapid charging for the […]

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Quiz: Are you a car expert? This tricky test will ‘wheely’ challenge your knowledge

Quiz: Are you a car expert? This tricky test will ‘wheely’ challenge your knowledge

Anyone who calls themselves a petrolhead will feel pretty confident about identifying various makes and models from the smallest clues. Whether it’s a badge, headlight or interior, there are usually enough pointers to name a motor. But this new quiz could make even the most dedicated car fan struggle. Put together by garage marketplace WhoCanFixMyCar.com, […]

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This is what will happen if you are caught running a red light in your car

This is what will happen if you are caught running a red light in your car

From ‘amber-gamblers’ to drivers thinking red does not mean stop, running a red light can happen to anyone. For many, it is an accidental lapse in concentration, but the consequences can be deadly with thousands of people each year dying due to accidents on junctions. Thousands of traffic offence reports are issued by police to […]

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Here’s how much you could be fined for not giving way at a zebra crossing

Here’s how much you could be fined for not giving way at a zebra crossing

Stopping to allow pedestrians to cross the road is not only good driving etiquette, it will also keep you out of trouble with the law. Failing to stop at a zebra crossing while a pedestrian is still on the road could land you with a hefty fine and points on your licence. Giving way If […]

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This fascinating video illustrates the evolution of car manufacturing over the past 50 years

This fascinating video illustrates the evolution of car manufacturing over the past 50 years

The split-screen film shows how humans are helped out with heavy lifting by state-of-the-art robots at SEAT’s Martorell factory near Barcelona, Spain. Designers, once armed with pencils and erasers, would come up with endless drawings on paper while today’s team is equipped with tablets, virtual reality glasses and floating screens. The result is a clinical […]

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Quiz: Could you pass a 2019 driving theory test?

Quiz: Could you pass a 2019 driving theory test?

You might be an experienced driver – but could you pass a modern day driving theory test? As well as the testing practical test, modern day drivers also have to navigate a theory exam – and it can be a difficult hurdle for learners. But could you pass the test? Try our quick quiz below and […]

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Car hire – how to save money on you holiday wheels

Car hire – how to save money on you holiday wheels

For many British holidaymakers a hire car is an essential part of any foreign break. It gives freedom to explore your surroundings and set your own schedule rather than relying on public transport. However, knowing how to get the best price can be tricky – everything from the time you book to how you refuel […]

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Top tips for new drivers – how to build confidence on the road

Top tips for new drivers – how to build confidence on the road

Learning to drive and sitting the driving test are often highlighted as particularly stressful events but for many novice drivers the stress doesn’t disappear the minute they’ve got their licence. Passing the test shows you’ve mastered the basics of car control and understand the rules of the road but there’s still a lot to learn […]

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Ring RTC1000 Premium review

Ring RTC1000 Premium review

Price: £49.99 What is it? A compact tyre compressor from car accessory powerhouse Ring. The RTC1000 Premium is a small portable unit that runs off your car’s 12V power supply and allows you to check and top up your car’s tyre pressure wherever you are. At 22cm x 20cm x 8cm it’s a fairly small […]

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