What to Look for When Buying a Used Car

AD | Collaborative post Choosing a used car should be a great experience, but can sometimes be a time for doubts, errors of judgement and regrets. Here are some points to consider before you even set foot in your car dealer’s territory. Read Reviews Always check out reviews, looking for details about the customer service, the product’s quality and condition, after sales servicing, and the prices of the products or services for sale. Bear in mind with reviews, that while almost all of those (approximately 90% of those who suffer bad service or who feel

How to decide which type of family car you should invest in

AD | Collaborative post The term ‘family car’ is a pretty broad one, potentially covering many different types of car, ranging from hatchbacks to people carriers (MPVs). Nonetheless, most of us probably instinctively know what is meant by the term ‘family car’. Or at least, we have a decent sense that a family car tends to be more about practicality and reliability, than outward style or performance.  Does that mean a family car has to be a mere ‘dull and worthy’, rather than exciting purchase? No, not really. But if you’re being responsible in your

Staying safe as a new driver with a GPS tracker

AD | Collaborative post This year we had a huge change as a family and we bought our first car. John has been having lessons for around a year and is ready to take his test now. As a family with a young child, I want to make sure we are as safe as possible not only while on the road but making sure we know where the car is at all times.

New Driver? 5 Ways to Save Money at the Dealership

AD | Collaborative post Now that you’ve passed the test, the open road is ahead of you. The only snag is that you need to find the perfect set of wheels for the occasion that won’t break the bank.  Along with high insurance premiums and mounting pressure to go green, simply popping down to your local dealership and bagging a bargain isn’t as simple as Hollywood would have you believe. But, it is possible.  Money might be tight, but there are plenty of ways for your to save yourself some cash at the dealership. Read

Opting for Alloy Wheels to Pump Up Your Ride

Some people simply use their cars as a means to an end – a form of transportation like any other, while others can become deeply committed to their vehicle, wanting it to look and perform at its best at all times. If you are one of the latter, here are some excellent reasons to choose alloy wheels over steel wheels to keep your car at the top of its game! Looking Good! The racing world discovered the practical benefits of alloy wheels before the regular Essex motorists began to adopt them, which happened fairly fast

Things To Consider When Travelling As A Family By Car

AD | Collaborative post Nowadays more and more families are choosing to travel by car, whether that be in the UK or while travelling abroad. There are plenty of reasons why travelling by car can be the best choice for families but there are also lots of different things to consider. Here are some tips for travelling by car as a family. Plan your breaks It doesn’t matter how long you are travelling for, both you and children need regular breaks. Driving for a long time can make you tired so it’s important to be

5 Tips For Buying Your Dream Family Car

AD | Collaborative post  Purchasing a family car is not as straightforward as you may think. Unlike in the past where you may have solely focused on what car you liked the look of most, with young children to think about, it’s important that you pick a vehicle that offers maximum safety and security. To help, here are 5 tips to consider when buying your dream family car. Create a Budget Before splurging out on a family car, it’s vital that you set a budget beforehand. Whether you’re on a tight budget, or can afford

When Do Number Plates Change?

AD | Collaborative post With a new car comes a new number plate, and one of the busiest times of the year for car sales is when a new number plate is released. But when is the best time for you to pick up a brand spanking new plate?  Over the years the number plate system has changed several times to ensure that no two number plates are the same. Each system has a unique trend in the way it formats number plates, however, there will come a point with every system that the number