Dazzled drivers believe car headlights are becoming too bright


A new study suggests an overwhelming majority of drivers believe modern car headlights are becoming far brighter than necessary.
Haynes How-To: change a headlight bulb

Haynes How-To: change a headlight bulb


Without a full set of functioning headlight bulbs you’re making night-time driving more difficult for yourself and aren’t making yourself as...
How to restore car headlight covers

How to restore car headlight covers


Most modern headlights have a polycarbonate plastic cover rather than glass to protect the delicate bulbs and lenses inside
Reader Letters: French flies, car tax tussles, Welsh road signs and wave power

Reader Letters: Tax tussles and French flies


"After accumulating what seemed to be most of France’s flies on my windscreen, I followed a friend’s tip and attacked them with a wet wipe."
Reader Letters: New road tax, diesel riddle, headlight flashing, priorité à droit, Smart cars, red lights, plastic Clarkson and potholes

Reader Letters: New road tax and a diesel riddle


"It is disingenuous of the government to pretend that its revision to vehicle tax has a green element..."
Reader Letters: Bad diesel advice and not seeing the light

Reader Letters: Bad diesel advice


Roger Blackman is unsympathetic towards diesel owners and says a little research would have revealed why the diesel engine should be confined...
Car Clinic: How can I add aftermarket high-intensity lights to my car?

Car Clinic: How can I add high-intensity lights?


Q. How can I add high-intensity lights to my Ford Mondeo?
Reader Letters: Ateca wine, boiling brake fluid, auto headlights and NSX

Reader Letters: Ateca wine and boiling brake fluid


“Nobody wants an Ateca in their life,” says Jeremy Clarkson in his review of the new Seat. He should try a bottle of Bodegas Ateca’s old vines...
Reader Letters: Bright headlights, priorité à droite, annual servicing and quattro power

Reader Letters: Bright lights and quattro power


In the 1950s drivers seemed to take pride in delaying switching on their headlights until absolutely necessary...
Reader Letters: dazzling headlights, Macan boots, British cars and French road rules

Reader Letters: fix for glare &French road rules


Regarding headlight dazzle, I experienced the same problem when driving at night in the rain — until...

Reader Letters: Keyless capers and tax bombshells


"Is there anyone who finds keyless cars useful?" and other questions in this week's post bag.
Reader Letters: Suzuki recall concern, concealed signage and bi-xenon lights in fog

Reader Letters: Recalls, road signs and fog lights


In May I received a safety recall for my Suzuki Grand Vitara: the engine fuel pipes needed replacing because of “improper design...
Reader Letters: Hydrogen fuel, broken headlights and right-hand-drive

Reader Letters: Hydrogen cars, broken headlights and...


Jeremy Clarkson claims he is “baffled” by the car industry’s reluctance to switch to hydrogen power. Perhaps this is why...