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# Driver dilemma
Buying a new car? Here are some family-friendly features that make travelling with children easier
Clever features for family driving.
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4 road hazards to look out for in autumn... and how to avoid them
Learn how to prepare for and avoid these risks.
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Buying second-hand? Know these visual giveaways that can reveal bodywork repairs
Don’t get caught out buying a car that has been in an accident.
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What's the difference between a crossover and an SUV?
And which one suits my needs?
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3 features to look out for that make city driving and parking easier
And which cars have them.
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What are my rights if my car gets clamped?
Here’s how to pay up – and how to appeal if you think there’s been a mistake.
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How to reduce your car's emissions (and pass the NCT in the process)
Here’s what you can do to make your motor as clean and efficient as possible.
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Help! I'm looking for a small car suitable for just one person
We look at the most compact cars on the market
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What's the difference between L plates and N plates?
Understanding the Irish graduated driving licence system.
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Motoring milestones: How to keep on top of basic car servicing
Car maintenance by the mile.
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Two tips to park like a pro - and save fuel while you're at it
These tips will help you save pennies at the pump.
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Is it more efficient to open your window, or switch on the air-con?
We answer those burning motoring questions.
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Estate or SUV: Which one is right for you?
Or is there an alternative option?
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5 tips to keep your cool behind the wheel in this hot weather
It’s wheely wheely warm.
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Spend a lot of time on the road? These 8 items will make your journey that little bit easier
Essential items to have in your car.
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Have a summer road trip on the horizon? Here's how to prep your car for the journey
It’s not just about the picnic stops and the playlist.
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Planning a beach trip? Here's what to do if your car gets stuck on sand
That shovel will be handy for more than just building sandcastles.
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How does wheel size affect my car and driving?
Bigger isn’t always better.
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Here's what to do if you break down on the motorway
The hard shoulder is only there for emergencies. But emergencies do happen!
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Has your car been recalled? If so, here's what to do
A number of recalls have recently been issued.
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Here's what to do if you put the wrong fuel in your car
D’oh!
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6 sunny weather driving tips for stress-free summer road trips
Beware of the glare.
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How long should you keep your child in a rear-facing seat?
Rear facing child seats are deemed to be safer.
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Tired at the wheel? How to spot the driver fatigue danger signs - and what to do next
Avoid driver fatigue with these simple tricks.
# Confident driving
6 tips to reduce the nerves and increase confidence behind the wheel
Repeat after me: “I am a strong, confident, driver”.
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Here's why driver visibility matters - plus 10 cars that get it right
Changing car shapes means a simple look over your shoulder isn’t enough anymore.
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Here's what a perfect driving position looks like - and how to fix yours
Plus, why it’s time to forget the ‘ten and two’ rule.
# run flat tyres
How 'run flat tyres' let you keep driving with a puncture
And what do you need to know?
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You should always reverse into a parking space - and here's why
Parking like a boss.
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How to deactivate the passenger airbag - and why you might need to
When should you disable the front passenger airbag?
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One litre or two: How big an engine do I really need in my car?
Which is right for you?
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How those pesky dashboard warning lights can affect your car's NCT
We’re here to help you decode them.
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What are those numbers by the side of the motorway and what are they for?
Using Location Reference Markings and Emergency Roadside Telephones.
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12 tips to help reduce back pain whilst driving
Are you sitting comfortably?
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How to make sure your tyres are the correct pressure
Don’t risk your safety with incorrect tyre pressure.
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No more 'ten and two' - here's the right way to put your hands on the wheel
Nowadays it’s all about nine and three.
# Stress busters
Stress less: 4 tips to reduce your rage behind the wheel
Road rage be gone!
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Are your headrests in the right place? (Most people's aren't.)
Those headrests are actually an essential bit of safety kit.
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How to use your car's high-beam headlights... properly
And how to avoid being dazzled by them.
# car care
Getting a new car? Here's how you can make the most of it by 'breaking it in'
Top tips for running-in your new car.