Category Archives: Blog

Cut the cost of motoring

The price that new drivers and parents pay

By Pete Barden • March 27th, 2015 • (2 comments)

Getting behind the wheel of your first car and cutting free from childhood restraints is a rite of passage for all of us… but claiming that sacrament of youth is rapidly becoming a debilitating financial burden on parents, too. Find out how much it’ll cost to set ...

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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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Got an unfair ticket? Here's how to fight it

Parking… fines, lines and saving cash – updated

By Pete Barden • March 6th, 2015 • (5 comments)

Parking… it’s a word that strikes fear into the heart of motorists across the country. From locating a space to fighting off the unwanted advances of ticket-wielding wardens, Brits are finding it harder than ever to park the nation’s 35million vehicles. Don’t ...

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children's car safety

Children’s car safety – keep your kids safe while on the go

By Allie • March 4th, 2015 • (0 comments)

There’s nothing like packing up the car and heading off for a day of adventure with the family; drives to the coast, weekends in Wales or trips further afield to Europe all offer chances for much needed family fun. Making sure your little ones are safe while travell...

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what side of the road

Left or right? Which side of the road do countries drive on…

By Allie • February 26th, 2015 • (0 comments)

Unfortunately not every country drives on the left, how nice would that be? Driving abroad can be fraught with danger; unknown roads, a whole set of strange rules and regulations not to mention navigating with foreign road signs, so learning to drive on the right side...

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Tell us what you think about the smoking ban in cars with under 18s

Smoking ban in cars – have your say

By Pete Barden • February 13th, 2015 • (0 comments)

Make sure you vote in our poll below. Smoking in cars with children under the age of 18 will be banned from October, but is it a long-overdue move or just a profound erosion of an individual’s freedom? The move has been backed by 700 senior doctors, saying smoke in ...

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Your questions answered

How driving licence changes signal cheaper, easier insurance quotes

By Pete Barden • February 13th, 2015 • (0 comments)

Want to cut the amount you pay for insurance and make sure you’re not being charged extra for expired endorsements or penalties? You need to read on and find out about the all-new MyLicence scheme and how it affects you and your licence. Designed to help drivers get...

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All-new Skoda Fabia: At-a-glance guide

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

The all-new Skoda Fabia is available to buy now and a must-view addition to any supermini-buyer’s shortlist. Join us for a look around the new What Car? Car of the Year 2015. Read on and join CDG Cars for a virtual test drive of the all-new car. Have a look at w...

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Car finance jargon explained!

By Allie • February 5th, 2015 • (0 comments)

Getting a car on finance can be a minefield of jargon and confusing terms; at CDG we’ve taken the stress out of buying a car and compiled a glossary of terms so that you can see the wood for the trees… Confused about something we’ve not listed? Let...

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