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With so many attractive new car deals on the market and almost impossible to avoid adverts on social media, tv and on billboards across the country, it's no wonder new car sales are so high. But, look…

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When it comes to choosing a car, there are a number of features that you need to consider if you're a wheelchair user or regularly transport a disabled person that uses a wheelchair or mobility scoote…

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Blind spots are the areas to the sides of your car that can't be seen in your peripheral vision or the rear-view and side mirrors. Most drivers are taught to position their door mirrors so that the si…

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Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs) are standard vehicles that have been specially converted for a wheelchair or scooter user to access the vehicle while remaining in their wheelchair or scooter. As…

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driver location sign

Driver location signs are small blue signs on all motorways and some major A-roads in England and the Republic of Ireland (where they're called Location Reference Indicators). They're used by emergenc…

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Quick Guide to Private Number Plates

Some people aren't satisfied with the standard number plate that comes with a car and would rather pay out for a personalised plate to put on their new purchase. The most expensive plate sold for £7 m…

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arranging temporary car insurance on mobile in car

Temporary car insurance, also known as short-term car insurance, can be a cost-effective way to legally drive a car from as little as one hour up to as long as 30 days. There are certain situations wh…

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bare foot on the clutch pedal

Although it is not technically illegal to get behind the wheel of a vehicle without any shoes on; you have to be able to operate the controls safely. So, if you're involved in a road traffic incident …

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How to lower the cost of motoring for new drivers

The average newly-qualified driver aged 17 – 22 pays more than £1,400 per year. So, the team at Avon Valley Garage have compiled a few tips to help you to save money on running your first car, and get…

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A car heater system is essential during the winter or early in the morning when you need to heat your car for that comfortable ambience to work. It can be very uncomfortable and inconvenient if your c…

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