Car News

What is the April 2020 Road Tax Increase?

3rd March 2020

From April 2020 changes are going to be made to the Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) rates, which are also known as road tax. In this guide, we take a look at everything you need to know about the changes to car road tax in April 2020 and what you can do to avoid paying more. What is the road tax increase and what is changing? Drivers in the UK have to …


A guide to breakdown cover

8th January 2020

You likely rely on your car almost daily; from allowing you to commute to work and pick up your kids from school to filling the boot with your groceries for the week, your car is responsible for ensuring that your day-to-day life runs smoothly. With this in mind, it is important to have the appropriate cover in place for every eventuality, and this…


Driving on a budget: tips for the student driver

6th January 2020

Cars can be very expensive to run and driving costs have continued to rise in recent years with fuel and insurance becoming even more costly. For the student driver, this can be hard to keep up with. From searching for the best insurance deal to the most inexpensive ways to look after your car, this guide looks at how you can get the most out of …


The best markets to visit in the South West

26th November 2019

Whether you want to soak up the atmosphere of your favourite town and stroll amongst the craft stalls sipping on a refreshing tipple, or you want to stock up on fresh produce ready for supper, markets can be a treasure trove full of wonderful things. The South West is famed for its rich farming heritage and culinary offerings including cream teas, …


How to teach your child about road safety

22nd November 2019

Teaching your child about road safety both as a pedestrian and as a passenger is incredibly important and ensuring youngsters are safe on the road is something which can be taught at an early age. For this article, we spoke to bloggers to find out their top tips on the most effective ways to teach children all about road safety. Safety as a …


How to combat driving test nerves

5th November 2019

  Learning to drive is often seen as a rite of passage, however, the idea of sitting a driving test is enough to break even the most composed people into a cold sweat. Nerves are something most people get from time to time and being anxious under pressure can impact some people more than others. This article aims to give people some advice on …


Tips for driving on rural roads

4th November 2019

Navigating your way around the UK’s country roads can be daunting, even for the most experienced of motorists. Sharp bends, narrow lanes and the possibility of being stuck behind a tractor are all factors which need to be taken into consideration. For this article, we spoke to bloggers who live and work in rural areas for their tips and …


The best car cleaning products

7th October 2019

Apart from your home, your car is likely to be one of the biggest and most expensive items you will purchase. Whether you use a car for commuting to and from work or for the school run, you will want to keep it looking clean and shiny. For this article, we spoke to bloggers and industry professionals to find out what the best car cleaning products …