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Car Advice Archive
- Better Driving Habits for Driving in Ireland
Every time a driver gets behind the wheel of their car they not only need to have all of their paper work in order such as; tax; car insurance etc., they also need to be aware of the environment around them whilst driving. Driving on the motor-ways in Ireland, as in any other country, demands a high level of concentration on the driver’s behalf.
- Buying from a Dealer or Privately?
Whether buying your first car or updating your current one, buying a car is a huge investment, second only to buying a home. There are a huge range of options available for buying a car; from buying from a friend of the family, to buying from an accredited dealer. But which option is the best?
- Choosing a Driving Instructor
Choosing a driving instructor is now just as important as choosing a mechanic or finding a competitive car insurance quote. Gone are the days when a learner driver could sit their test after learning with a parent or older sibling. Under new Irish Legislation, every new driver must by law complete a course of 12 lessons with an approved instructor, but how do you choose which driving instructor to go with?
- Basic Car Maintenance
For many of us, what goes on under the bonnet of the car is a total mystery. Many focus solely on other car related tasks such as; choosing the right car insurance quote, taxing the car, passing the National Car Test (NCT), filling up with fuel and hoping everything works when we turn the key in the ignition. Although the big jobs under the bonnet are definitely better left to the professionals, there are a few routine jobs we should all be doing to keep our car running smoothly.
- Avoiding pothole damage
After having sorted out your car insurance policy and everything else needed to drive safely on the road, it is important to consider some of the less obvious problems we face on the roads, one of which is potholes.