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Driving abroad involves a lot more than simply driving on the ‘wrong’ side of the road; you can all too easily end up on the wrong side of the law too.
It has to be said; the UK system for training and testing drivers is rather strange when it comes to motorways.
We have all been there. Sitting at a red traffic light, muttering about how late these delays are going to make us.
Even if your car is an essential part of your life, you can still do your bit for the environment by what you choose to drive and the way you choose to drive it.
If we’re honest, most of us take our cars for granted, assuming that they will start first time and get us there and back, whenever we need them.
You buy them both side by side at the forecourt, they both are designed to do the same job, and they are both made by refining mineral oil, but petrol and diesel are two entirely different fuels and if you get them mixed up, the consequences can be very serious.
Renting a car can be the easiest way of getting around whether you are at home or on holiday, but if you’re not careful, it can also be very costly.
For anyone with a car that is over three years old, the MOT is an annual ritual that can often cost hundreds of pounds to complete.
Not so long ago, it was easy to pop the bonnet of your car and have a good idea of what did what. These days, however, it is all much more complicated, with sophisticated engine management systems changing our cars beyond recognition.