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Preparing for a road trip: checklist

Summer holidays are coming and it’s time for road trips through the English countryside. Here are things that you should remember to prepare and pack. Getting your car ready Book a service (or do it yourself): you might need to

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Forward collision warning (FCW) and automatic emergency braking (AEB): why they are essential?

Forward collision warning (FCW) is a vehicle technology that warns the driver if it detects there’s a risk of a crash. Automatic emergency braking (AEB) takes this one step further by also braking if the driver doesn’t respond to the

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How to drive on a beach

Being able to drive on the beach is convenient if you are disabled, useful for those who are doing action sports with lots of equipment such as kite surfing and kite buggying, and for those bringing a horse to the

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Tips for riding a motorbike in hot weather

Unfortunately we didn’t evolve a nice, hard exoskeleton to protect us against abrasive tarmac, and that’s why it’s important to wear protective gear when you’re riding your bike. Tarmac vs skin is a fight stacked in tarmac’s favour. Yet in

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Are you allowed to drive on a beach?

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In general you are not allowed to drive on beaches in the UK unless there is specific permission from the local council, or that it’s one of the following beaches. If there is permission from the council then they may

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When should you buy a car?

Choosing the best time to buy a car means you’ll get a better price and therefore more choice for your hard-earned cash. Don’t expect to get a deal on a car with a waiting list, but if you’re not so

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What are grey fleet vehicles?

Vehicles that don’t belong to a company, or aren’t hired or leased by a company, but are driven on company business are called the ‘grey fleet’. It includes vehicles that are privately owned by employees and vehicles privately rented or

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