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Are you as clueless on British road signs as 79% of UK drivers?

Are you as clueless on British road signs as 79% of UK drivers?

It’s been a while since we took our driving theory tests. We won’t bore you with the number of years, and we're hazy on how many it’s been now anyway. Let’s just say, we’d be tempted to give the Highway Code at least a once-over if we ever needed to take the test again, but we like to ... Read More
 
Don’t try 007-style drawbridge leap at home

Don’t try 007-style drawbridge leap at home

The next Bond film’s finally coming out in September and it looks like I’m not the only one who’s a little bit excited. I can’t wait to watch ridiculous stunt after ridiculous stunt and marvel over the magic that is James Bond’s nine (ten, five hundred?) lives. I mean, how does he keep living?! But ... Read More
 
Note to self: don’t leave finger behind when slashing tyres

Note to self: don’t leave finger behind when slashing tyres

So, you’ve had an argument with a neighbour and decided to exact some petty revenge. You’ve come up with the perfect crime, and it involves their tyres. The only problem? You’ve left your finger at the scene. Unbelievably, this was the reality for a man in Arizona - click here to find out more The ... Read More
 
The weirdest hidden features you’ve NEVER heard of

The weirdest hidden features you’ve NEVER heard of

Buying a new car usually means choosing your preferred engine and gearbox combo, paint colour and trim level. That’s about it – maybe throw in a couple of nice extras for comfort. Job done. But over the years, some manufacturers have taken it beyond just heated steering wheels in order to tempt us… As far ... Read More
 
Cars missing MOTS by more than 3 weeks triples

Cars missing MOTS by more than 3 weeks triples

  The past 12 months has set new trends in the way we use our cars. There’s no denying that! Many lay motionless on the drive for months bar the odd trip to the supermarket. And when the 6-month MOT extension came in with the first lockdown, it was welcomed. Not only to ensure key ... Read More
 
How to clean your car when it’s -40°C outside

How to clean your car when it’s -40°C outside

Were you taken in by “Fool’s Spring” last weekend? I certainly was. Out in the sunshine, bathing with a beer, mentally preparing to swap out my winter wardrobe for my summer clothes. Then Monday came and I remembered that I live in the UK, not the Bahamas, and I’d been sadly mistaken in thinking that ... Read More
 
What do you do when your trailer uncouples in the middle of the motorway?

What do you do when your trailer uncouples in the middle of the motorway?

  When you’re heading down the motorway and you catch sight of the trailer you’re towing gliding gracefully past your passenger window, it’s safe to say you’ve got fair cause for a double-take. Possibly even a triple. What you do next is pretty crucial. And according to several YouTubers, this unfortunate driver caught on camera ... Read More