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Learner drivers on motorways

If a learner driver is accompanied by an Approved Driving Instructor and is driving a car fitted with dual controls, they could be allowed to drive on the motorway for lessons if the instructor agrees that the driver is competent

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Are space saver wheels safe as a spare tyre?

Many car manufacturers provide a skinny space saver wheel (a temporary spare tyre) for use if you get a puncture. They save room in the boot which gives you more cargo space, and they weigh less than providing a full-sized

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Car dashboard warning lights explained

Right in front of you on your dashboard are a number of warning lights which illuminate to tell you if something is either critically wrong or could go wrong soon. In general red lights should be paid immediate attention while

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Should you leave your car idling when you are stationary at traffic lights?

More and more cars are appearing with stop/start technology which automatically shuts off the engine if the car stops, then starts it again once the driver either presses the clutch or releases the brake (depending on whether it’s a manual

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10 of the greatest gifts for the car enthusiast

Navigating the winding roads of gift buying for a car enthusiast can be tricky; what we’d give to have enough money to buy them that dream car! But, with a bit of clever thinking, you’re sure to find them the

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What to look out for when buying a used car

Whether you plan to buy your next car car from a well established, reputable dealer or are arranging a meet-up with a private seller, there are a number of checks you should carry out before even thinking about price negotiations.

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16 tips for driving in the dark

We’re well and truly into winter now and that means it gets dark early. Follow these simple tips to keep you safer when driving in the dark: Keep your headlights clean so that you get the most light out of

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