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Car Advice Archive
- Mixed fortunes at the pumps
Moving away from car insurance prices, there have been mixed fortunes for drivers at the pumps in recent weeks, as petrol prices saw a minor fall while diesel prices increased.
- Checking the basics in your own car
While having the correct insurance policy on your car and your car serviced regularly by a professional mechanic is important, there are things you can do in between services to help maintain your vehicle.
- Upgrading your car in 2012
You may be considering a new car this new year, as you look to upgrade to something larger or different. When upgrading your car, there are a number of things you should consider. Do you want to upgrade from your current model to a new version of it? Or do you want a larger car, perhaps from the same year? Are the car insurance rates the same price?
- Driving in Ireland’s stormy weather
The recent stormy weather in Ireland saw winds reach up to 78 miles per hour at Malin Head. This exceeded the highest ever wind speed recorded in Ireland in 1945. Driving in stormy conditions can present many challenges to drivers who must be more alert to avoid accidents and car insurance claims.
- Tips for Planning a Long Drive
Many of us use our cars to get to and from work, or around town, just to pop to the shops or meet friends. If a longer journey is planned, there are a few things to consider before setting off, in order to ensure the journey goes smoothly. Aside from the obvious checks such as car tax, car insurance and NCT date you can also carry out these steps...
- Driving Tips for Learner Drivers
Learning to drive is one of those rites of passage that we all go through, usually in our late teens and early twenties. Many of us save, save, save to get our first car and our first car insurance in Ireland set up so we can get our independence. Everyone forgets what it was like when they were learning to drive, and is keen to pass on their wisdom to the younger generation. Some of this wisdom really isn’t worth listening to, but here are the top three tips which learners should bear in mind.