When is it OK to tow another car, and what do I need to know before towing?


Towing another car behind yours might sound like a simple operation, but it isn’t – if you’ve never towed another vehicle, you’ll discover that it’s actually quite tricky...
How to check how safe a car is using Euro NCAP crash test scores

How to check how safe a car is using Euro NCAP crash...


Before 1997, drivers were kept in the dark when it came to knowing how safe a car would be in the event of an accident. The only available guide was...
What Brexit means for driving in Europe

What Brexit means for driving in Europe


Popping across to France in your car has never been easier, thanks to the addition of the Euro Tunnel trains to the good, old-fashioned ferries...
Driving in France during Euro 2016 and summer holiday season

Driving in France during Euro 2016 and summer holiday...


As the summer holiday looms on the horizon like distant blue skies, nearly 1m British holidaymakers are preparing to dust off their passports...
Where can I find the custom numberplate I want?

Where can I find the custom numberplate I want?


Q. I would like to acquire a very specific numberplate but I can't find it at present
Is there an upper age limit for hire cars?

Is there an upper age limit for hire cars?


I’ve heard stories of older people being stranded in France because car hire firms will not issue vehicles to the over-75s
How can I trace the ownership of a classic car?

How can I trace the ownership of a classic car?


Q. My grandfather bought a Bentley from Jack Barclay in Berkeley Square, central London, in the 1950s. I believe he also sold it through the dealer...
Advice on buying a used electric car

What do you need to know before buying a used electric...


At the end of 2014, Nissan claimed that most Leaf drivers wouldn’t ever go back to an ICE (internal combustion engine) car
Guide to sitting comfortably in a car

How can I make sure I have found the perfect driving...


Back trouble is almost up there with the common cold, afflicting four out of five people. But there’s worse news for drivers; according to the British...
Complete advice to buying a new or used car

Buying a new or used car? Start here


Contrary to popular belief, not everyone makes a beeline for the seaside of DIY stores when it’s a bank holiday. Thousands of drivers descend on...
Changes to the counterpart driving licence

Counterpart driving licence changes — what you need...


If you're hiring a car, either in the UK or abroad, or drive for a living you'll need to know about these important changes to driving licences.
Stressed driver should have follwed our tips for staying calm

Top 10 ways to avoid stress when driving


Maybe you're being tailgated too closely. Perhaps you're arguing with a stranger over a parking space. Or you're stuck in traffic on the way to a...
What car options should I go for

Three essential tips before buying a car


So you want to buy a car, but where do you start? Before you even get to the dealer’s forecourt to do battle with the shiny-suited, silver-tongued...