Category Archives: Blog


How to remove penalty points from your driving licence

By Pete Barden • January 30th, 2015 • (3 comments)

Big changes are coming to your driving licence and you need to stay up to date. With the paper counterpart being axed from the summer, staying in control of your endorsements will suddenly become a lot harder – and significantly more important. Follow our guide to k...

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personalised number plates

Personalised number plates

By Allie • January 21st, 2015 • (0 comments)

Personalised number plates are 25 years old; since 1989 you have been able to make the ultimate driving statement by getting your hands on a personalised registration. If you’ve always been tempted to make the trade to personalised plates, CDG gives you the lic...

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You need to know about new drug driving legislation coming this spring

New drug-driving law that you need to know about

By Pete Barden • January 16th, 2015 • (0 comments)

New drug driving legislation comes into effect from March 2, 2015 – and it’s not just those using illegal drugs that will be affected by it. Read on to find out how the new drug-driving law means your prescription medicines and over-the-counter remedies could res...

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Driving test changes are on the way

UPDATED Jan 2015: Driving test changes you need to know about…

By Pete Barden • January 12th, 2015 • (6 comments)

Big changes are coming to the driving test… find out what could be on the way here… Yes, following on from big changes to the tax disc and driving licence, the next motoring essential to go under the knife is the driving test. The three-point turn could so...

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What to do next if you've forgotten to pay for your Dartford Crossing

Late payment of the Dartford Crossing toll – what next?

By Pete Barden • January 8th, 2015 • (57 comments)

Did you know that up to 300,000 drivers forgot to pay their Dartford Crossing charge in December? This equates to a shocking £21m in fines. Make sure you’re not one of them this month by following the CDG Car’s guide to beating late payment fines at the D...

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Back-to-work checks for your car

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

The holidays are over and many of us will be heading back to work on Monday… but will your car be ready to hit the road? Most of us won’t have stepped inside our cars over the festive period, so combine this lack of mileage with freezing conditions that hit th...

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Christmas tunes

CDG Cars Christmas video jukebox

By Pete Barden • December 23rd, 2014 • (0 comments)

The boss has left early for an ‘important meeting’ so forget about work, crack open the non-alcoholic fizzy and start the Christmas party now with CDG Cars’ festive jukebox. These are some of our favourites, so why not tell us yours at the bottom of ...

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Christmas traffic delays

Christmas traffic delays

By Allie • December 23rd, 2014 • (0 comments)

Are you one of the four million Brits taking to the road this Christmas? Then you’ll need to be prepared for delays as the holiday getaway clogs motorways and A-roads causing nightmare journeys during the festive season. Stay one step ahead of the queues with CDG?..

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Don't panic and don't head to the High Street... we've got the Xmas answer

Last-minute Xmas gifts with e-vouchers

By Pete Barden • December 18th, 2014 • (0 comments)

Are you suffering from Christmas present panic? Still got gifts to buy but online delivery deadlines have passed? Sit back, relax and swerve the High Street hassle with our guide to last-minute motoring gifts delivered straight to your inbox with a handy e-voucher. Ju...

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