Category Archives: Advice

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Top 10 reasons for MOT failures

By Grace Meldrum • August 6th, 2015 • (0 comments)

So it’s time for your essential yearly visit to the Crawley Down Group service centre to get your car’s MOT. Although the majority of cars pass first time with no problems, some fail on some easily rectifiable problems – we’ve put together the most common reas...

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We all like a Whopper

Food on the move… where to eat on the road

By Pete Barden • June 25th, 2015 • (0 comments)

Heading out on the road this summer? It’s not just your car that needs to be brimmed with fuel. Here we look at all things food as the British road-trip season cranks into gear. Fast food… the good, bad and the greasy Embarking on an 8-hour jaunt to your Corni...

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Dartford Crossing changes you need to know about

By Pete Barden • June 24th, 2015 • (5 comments)

If you’re travelling around the South East, it’s likely you’ll need to use the Dartford Crossing at some point in the near future. You’ll also need to know about the new cash-less payment system and how to avoid being hit by big fines. HereR...

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Revive your working life with a job as an ambulance driver

Get a licence to earn

By Pete Barden • June 12th, 2015 • (0 comments)

Love driving? Then why not let you passion bring in the cash, too… here’s our guide to getting on the road to a new driving career...

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Give your licence a health check here

Driving licence changes you need to know about… Updated Feb 2015

By Pete Barden • April 27th, 2015 • (124 comments)

We’ve already said goodbye to the tax disc – and from June 8, 2015 it’s the turn of your driving licence to fall under the axe – with some significant changes and updates you need to know about. This is also a good time to give your driving licence...

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Ride high

Bikes and cars… the best of both worlds

By Pete Barden • April 22nd, 2015 • (0 comments)

We show you how to share your life with a car and bike… Are you looking for a way out of those rush-hour jams that stretch before you in a never-ending snake towards eternity? Why not step from the car, saddle-up and get cycling? We all need a car, but that does...

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The limited edition 'Opening Edition' version... lots of kits for not much cash

Fiat 500 gets the X factor… meet the Fiat 500X

By Pete Barden • April 18th, 2015 • (0 comments)

As your motoring horizons expand, it doesn’t mean you have to give up on Fiat’s retro style when it comes to motoring. Rebel against the bland and check out the all-new Fiat 500X…...

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This is why Britain is Great... the Black Cab

Spice up your garage life… alternative car guide

By Pete Barden • April 2nd, 2015 • (0 comments)

If your automotive love life has hit the skids, why not  put some excitement back in the garage department with our alternative car buying guide. Reignite the spark in your plugs here…...

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driving manners

Driving manners – staying polite while on the road

By Allie • March 18th, 2015 • (2 comments)

According to a recent study, British drivers think that around a third of motorists on the road could do with upgrading their driving manners. From lack of indicating to not even getting a simple thank you when you’ve let someone out; it’s the small things that ...

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