What oil does my car need? Find the right type for your engine


Car engines produce a great deal of heat and friction and it’s oil that keeps all the internal parts moving smoothly.
Is it illegal to park on zig-zag lines outside schools?

Zig-zag lines explained


Yellow zig-zag lines on the road are most often seen outside schools, yet many motorists are still unsure as to what they mean.
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Key fob signal blocking explained


Some of the recent surge in car thefts has been attributed to the rise of keyless entry. Here's how to reduce the chances of it happening.
Volkswagen to launch 2,400 electric vehicle chargers in the UK

Cost of charging an electric car


It can be cheaper than filling with petrol or diesel, but what's the real price you pay when it comes to charging an electric car?
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Any fine for 1mph over the speed limit?


Breaking the speed limit doesn't necessarily mean that you'll receive a fine. We explain why.
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How to check and inflate your tyres


Tyres are arguably a car’s most important safety feature. Here's how to check car tyre pressure and put air in them.
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The law on parking on private land


Parking on private land in the UK is a contentious issue for drivers and landowners alike. Here we explain the ins and outs.
The five best winter tyres

Five of the best winter tyres for 2021


With snow falling, some drivers across the country are once again questioning whether or not this is the year to invest in winter tyres.
These are the nation's most hated parking manoeuvres

How to parallel park


Parallel parking can be a daunting manoeuvre, so here’s a guide on how to do it.
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Halfords Black Friday 2021: Save up to 30% now


Halfords' Black Friday deals are a great way for thrifty petrolheads to get their mitts on a huge range of motoring accessories
Driving advice for Advanced Stop Lines (bike boxes)

Are you allowed to stop your car in bike boxes?


The law on entering an Advanced Stop Lines for drivers and motorcyclists.
VAN 1TY: five-fold rise in personalised numberplates

How to add a private plate


There can be a lot of reasons why you might want to add a private plate to your car. Here we explain how you go about it.
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What to do if you hit a parked car


What to do if you hit a parked car - the rules, laws and tips to avoid penalty points, fines and more.