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#Dear Driver

# dear-driver - Monday 8 October, 2018

Buying a new car? Here are some family-friendly features that make travelling with children easier
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Buying a new car? Here are some family-friendly features that make travelling with children easier

Oct 8th 2018, 4:15 PM 2,057 Views 0 Comments

Clever features for family driving.

# dear-driver - Monday 1 October, 2018

4 road hazards to look out for in autumn... and how to avoid them
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

4 road hazards to look out for in autumn... and how to avoid them

Oct 1st 2018, 3:57 PM 1,226 Views 0 Comments

Learn how to prepare for and avoid these risks.

# dear-driver - Monday 24 September, 2018

Buying second-hand? Know these visual giveaways that can reveal bodywork repairs
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Buying second-hand? Know these visual giveaways that can reveal bodywork repairs

Sep 24th 2018, 2:59 PM 3,748 Views 1 Comment

Don’t get caught out buying a car that has been in an accident.

# dear-driver - Monday 17 September, 2018

What's the difference between a crossover and an SUV?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

What's the difference between a crossover and an SUV?

Sep 17th 2018, 3:40 PM 2,044 Views 0 Comments

And which one suits my needs?

# dear-driver - Monday 10 September, 2018

3 features to look out for that make city driving and parking easier
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

3 features to look out for that make city driving and parking easier

Sep 10th 2018, 3:24 PM 21,836 Views 0 Comments

And which cars have them.

# dear-driver - Monday 20 August, 2018

How to reduce your car's emissions (and pass the NCT in the process)
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

How to reduce your car's emissions (and pass the NCT in the process)

Aug 20th 2018, 1:17 PM 60,210 Views 3 Comments

Here’s what you can do to make your motor as clean and efficient as possible.

# dear-driver - Monday 13 August, 2018

Help! I'm looking for a small car suitable for just one person
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Help! I'm looking for a small car suitable for just one person

Aug 13th 2018, 4:14 PM 6,146 Views 3 Comments

We look at the most compact cars on the market

# dear-driver - Friday 3 August, 2018

What's the difference between L plates and N plates?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

What's the difference between L plates and N plates?

Aug 3rd 2018, 12:02 PM 58,887 Views 2 Comments

Understanding the Irish graduated driving licence system.

# dear-driver - Monday 30 July, 2018

Motoring milestones: How to keep on top of basic car servicing
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Motoring milestones: How to keep on top of basic car servicing

Jul 30th 2018, 3:19 PM 1,657 Views 0 Comments

Car maintenance by the mile.

# dear-driver - Monday 23 July, 2018

Two tips to park like a pro - and save fuel while you're at it
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Two tips to park like a pro - and save fuel while you're at it

Jul 23rd 2018, 2:51 PM 1,520 Views 3 Comments

These tips will help you save pennies at the pump.

# dear-driver - Monday 9 July, 2018

Estate or SUV: Which one is right for you?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Estate or SUV: Which one is right for you?

Jul 9th 2018, 4:13 PM 4,494 Views 1 Comment

Or is there an alternative option?

# dear-driver - Monday 2 July, 2018

5 tips to keep your cool behind the wheel in this hot weather
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

5 tips to keep your cool behind the wheel in this hot weather

Jul 2nd 2018, 4:27 PM 1,520 Views 0 Comments

It’s wheely wheely warm.

# dear-driver - Monday 25 June, 2018

Spend a lot of time on the road? These 8 items will make your journey that little bit easier
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Spend a lot of time on the road? These 8 items will make your journey that little bit easier

Jun 25th 2018, 2:38 PM 1,456 Views 0 Comments

Essential items to have in your car.

# dear-driver - Monday 21 May, 2018

Has your car been recalled? If so, here's what to do
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Has your car been recalled? If so, here's what to do

May 21st 2018, 3:08 PM 1,239 Views 0 Comments

A number of recalls have recently been issued.

# dear-driver - Monday 14 May, 2018

6 sunny weather driving tips for stress-free summer road trips
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

6 sunny weather driving tips for stress-free summer road trips

May 14th 2018, 3:42 PM 916 Views 0 Comments

Beware of the glare.

# dear-driver - Monday 30 April, 2018

How long should you keep your child in a rear-facing seat?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

How long should you keep your child in a rear-facing seat?

Apr 30th 2018, 2:32 PM 23,642 Views 0 Comments

Rear facing child seats are deemed to be safer.

# dear-driver - Monday 23 April, 2018

Tired at the wheel? How to spot the driver fatigue danger signs - and what to do next
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Tired at the wheel? How to spot the driver fatigue danger signs - and what to do next

Apr 23rd 2018, 3:05 PM 1,014 Views 1 Comment

Avoid driver fatigue with these simple tricks.

# dear-driver - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Here's what a perfect driving position looks like - and how to fix yours
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Here's what a perfect driving position looks like - and how to fix yours

Mar 29th 2018, 4:55 PM 8,646 Views 0 Comments

Plus, why it’s time to forget the ‘ten and two’ rule.

# dear-driver - Friday 16 March, 2018

You should always reverse into a parking space - and here's why
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

You should always reverse into a parking space - and here's why

Mar 16th 2018, 12:33 PM 47,686 Views 5 Comments

Parking like a boss.

# dear-driver - Monday 12 March, 2018

How to deactivate the passenger airbag - and why you might need to
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

How to deactivate the passenger airbag - and why you might need to

Mar 12th 2018, 4:41 PM 174,786 Views 0 Comments

When should you disable the front passenger airbag?

# dear-driver - Monday 5 March, 2018

One litre or two: How big an engine do I really need in my car?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

One litre or two: How big an engine do I really need in my car?

Mar 5th 2018, 2:33 PM 22,467 Views 2 Comments

Which is right for you?

# dear-driver - Monday 26 February, 2018

How those pesky dashboard warning lights can affect your car's NCT
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

How those pesky dashboard warning lights can affect your car's NCT

Feb 26th 2018, 5:12 PM 20,281 Views 1 Comment

We’re here to help you decode them.

# dear-driver - Monday 19 February, 2018

What are those numbers by the side of the motorway and what are they for?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

What are those numbers by the side of the motorway and what are they for?

Feb 19th 2018, 5:16 PM 17,699 Views 5 Comments

Using Location Reference Markings and Emergency Roadside Telephones.

# dear-driver - Monday 12 February, 2018

12 tips to help reduce back pain whilst driving
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

12 tips to help reduce back pain whilst driving

Feb 12th 2018, 4:14 PM 5,977 Views 1 Comment

Are you sitting comfortably?

# dear-driver - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Everything you need to know about eCall: How your car will soon trigger emergency services automatically
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Everything you need to know about eCall: How your car will soon trigger emergency services automatically

Dec 20th 2017, 10:43 AM 965 Views 0 Comments

We explain the automated emergency call in-car technology.

# dear-driver - Monday 18 December, 2017

The difference between zebra and pelican crossings: a simpleton's guide
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

The difference between zebra and pelican crossings: a simpleton's guide

Dec 18th 2017, 3:50 PM 35,398 Views 0 Comments

And what to do when approaching them.

# dear-driver - Monday 11 December, 2017

How bad does the weather have to be before you use fog lights?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

How bad does the weather have to be before you use fog lights?

Dec 11th 2017, 4:35 PM 2,199 Views 4 Comments

Know the law to avoid a fine.

# dear-driver - Monday 4 December, 2017

How to drive on a motorway: a numbskull's guide
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

How to drive on a motorway: a numbskull's guide

Dec 4th 2017, 2:39 PM 9,828 Views 6 Comments

It’s really not that hard, people.

# dear-driver - Friday 24 November, 2017

13 tips to help you cope with driving in wet weather
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

13 tips to help you cope with driving in wet weather

Nov 24th 2017, 4:19 PM 1,753 Views 0 Comments

Stay safe when travelling in heavy rain.

# dear-driver - Monday 20 November, 2017

Fully charged: 7 tips to protect your car battery this winter
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Fully charged: 7 tips to protect your car battery this winter

Nov 20th 2017, 5:38 PM 7,574 Views 2 Comments

These tips and tricks will keep your battery charged all winter long.

# dear-driver - Monday 16 October, 2017

Here are the best times of year to buy a car
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Here are the best times of year to buy a car

Oct 16th 2017, 12:11 PM 12,803 Views 0 Comments

Certain times of the year are better than others.

# dear-driver - Monday 4 September, 2017

Hybrids vs plug-in hybrids - what's the difference and which are cheaper?

Hybrids vs plug-in hybrids - what's the difference and which are cheaper?

Sep 4th 2017, 3:52 PM 28,183 Views 7 Comments

We run the numbers to find which variety of hybrid could save you money.

# dear-driver - Monday 28 August, 2017

How can you cut the risk of being injured by your airbag?
# Airbag Safety
# Airbag Safety

How can you cut the risk of being injured by your airbag?

Aug 28th 2017, 12:13 PM 2,326 Views 2 Comments

Here are some things you can do to reduce your chance of getting hurt if your airbag inflates.

# dear-driver - Monday 21 August, 2017

5 apps that will make city driving less stressful
# Stress Less
# Stress Less

5 apps that will make city driving less stressful

Aug 21st 2017, 12:34 PM 2,954 Views 0 Comments

Find the perfect parking spot and get free coffee with these apps for stress less driving.

# dear-driver - Monday 14 August, 2017

Planning a summer road trip? Here's our pick of the most spacious cars around
# Bootylicious
# Bootylicious

Planning a summer road trip? Here's our pick of the most spacious cars around

Aug 14th 2017, 2:35 PM 5,099 Views 0 Comments

Need to take the kitchen sink? These big-booted cars should do the trick.

# dear-driver - Friday 4 August, 2017

8 tips to avoid getting stung when you rent a car abroad
# Car Rental
# Car Rental

8 tips to avoid getting stung when you rent a car abroad

Aug 4th 2017, 3:58 PM 4,002 Views 5 Comments

Holiday car hire advice from a penny-pinching pro.

# dear-driver - Monday 31 July, 2017

The 2 car safety features I'd always choose - based on years of motoring
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

The 2 car safety features I'd always choose - based on years of motoring

Jul 31st 2017, 3:29 PM 3,261 Views 1 Comment

There are a bewildering array of features on the market. Here are the ones I’d choose.

# dear-driver - Monday 24 July, 2017

What is Apple CarPlay and what exactly does it do?
# Apple CarPlay
# Apple CarPlay

What is Apple CarPlay and what exactly does it do?

Jul 24th 2017, 12:51 PM 4,094 Views 3 Comments

Over 200 models of car now feature Apple CarPlay.

# dear-driver - Monday 3 July, 2017

How buying an ex-demo car could save you money
# Problem Solver
# Problem Solver

How buying an ex-demo car could save you money

Jul 3rd 2017, 12:52 PM 6,969 Views 0 Comments

Ex-demo cars are a great way to buy a nearly new car at a discounted price.

# dear-driver - Monday 29 May, 2017

How the price of a used Volkswagen Golf has rocketed in the last five years
# Volkswagen Golf Prices
# Volkswagen Golf Prices

How the price of a used Volkswagen Golf has rocketed in the last five years

May 29th 2017, 4:06 PM 10,558 Views 2 Comments

We take a look at how the average price of a used VW Golf changes over time.

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