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Top tips for bad weather driving

4th February 2019

Although the colder weather can transform the landscape into a winter wonderland, driving throughout the season can present a host of different challenges for drivers to face. Whether you have years of experience or are someone who will be navigating the wintery roads for the first time, taking extra care on the roads during winter is a necessity. …


Weird driving laws from around the world

21st January 2019

One of the first things that you need to get to grips with when you start to learn to drive is the rules of the road. Failure to comply can not only land you a fine but the possibility of points on your licence. Racking these points up can not only result in higher prices for car insurance but can also cause you to lose your right to drive for a …


Caring for your car in winter

11th January 2019

Some of us love it and some of us hate it - the winter months create a divide every year, but there is one thing that we know for sure, the cold is not your car’s best friend. Your car is one of the many things that require some preparation before the frosty, colder months kick in and our guide should help you navigate your way around these …


5 New Year’s resolutions for your car

3rd January 2019

The new year is the perfect time to make resolutions. Starting afresh, you may find that you have created a list of conscious changes that you would like to make over the next 12 months, but how many of those relate to your car? Despite being one of the most important purchases you’re likely to make, your car can often be overlooked and in …


The best driving video games ever released

27th December 2018

Since being first released during the 1970s, racing and driving simulation games have become one of the most popular genres of video games, from the brightly coloured 16-bit visuals on Hang On (1985) to the beautiful, super-realistic graphics of Forza. In the past 30 years, over 2,500 of these games have been created across a number of different …


Bucket list places to visit on your 2019 road trip

19th December 2018

  Hugely underestimated as a location to explore, the UK is the perfect map for a year of unforgettable road trips. No matter where you’re heading on your journey, or the time of the year, you’re not going to be left disappointed by the sights you’ll see as you gaze out of your car windscreen. Historic landmarks, gardens with…


The Christmas Competition has come to an end

12th December 2018

With less than two weeks left until Christmas, we’ve reached the end of our Christmas competition, which has really got us in the Christmas spirit! Our Facebook page has been buzzing with excitement since the start of the competition, with a huge range of prizes up for grabs, including Bang & Olufsen speakers, a drone, a hotel break, an …


Dorchester Ford used car sales are back in business!

11th December 2018

  We hope you will join us in welcoming Luke Hallett to our Dorchester Ford branch. Luke will now be selling used Ford and non-Ford cars, and has access to over 400 used cars in stock, as well as what you can see on site. Luke has 10 years’ experience in new and used car sales, so he has all the knowledge and expertise to find …