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How to protect your car from keyless car theft
Mar27

How to protect your car from keyless car theft

Keyless car theft is on the increase but what is it and how can you prevent becoming a victim writes Geraldine Herbert What is a keyless car? Modern cars no longer require a key to physically unlock the doors instead you simply walk towards the car with your key fob and press a button to open the car and once inside you start the engine via the start button.  The system works by sending a signal from the car to the key, the key...

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A woman’s place ……… is at the wheel
Mar23

A woman’s place ……… is at the wheel

We catch up with three very fast women dedicated to inspiring the next generation writes Geraldine Herbert Nicole Drought Nicole is forging a reputation as one of Irish motorsport’s most exciting emerging talents since her first win at the Irish Touring Car Championship in 2016. The Tipperary native has certainly been making her mark on the race track since and has raced in the Irish Stryker Championship and more recently she...

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Weird and Wacky Car Names
Mar19

Weird and Wacky Car Names

We recall some of the more eccentric car names writes Geraldine Herbert The global success of cars such as the Ford Focus or the Volkswagen Golf confirms that the holy grail for car markers is to produce something that appeals in all four corners of the world. But coining a name that conveys the same amount of allure and panache across different cultures is something entirely different.  Over the last few decades, consumers have been...

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What impact is the Coronavirus having for Motorists?
Mar16

What impact is the Coronavirus having for Motorists?

The outbreak of COVID-19, aka the coronavirus is impacting every aspect of our life writes Geraldine Herbert   Driving tests The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has suspended all driving tests since Friday 13 March 2020. Those who have a driving test scheduled during this period will have the test rescheduled free of charge and we will be directly in contact with candidates in the coming days. Updates around the re-starting of...

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Are you afraid to drive on Friday the 13th?
Mar13

Are you afraid to drive on Friday the 13th?

  Centuries of superstition have made us dread the day, but is Friday the 13th actually as unlucky as legend would have it? Probably not but for the 1% who won’t dare drive on this day we have some tips writes Geraldine Herbert According to the AA 1% of drivers in Ireland will not venture on the road on Friday the 13th so here are our tips on how to calm your driving nerves Always carry your mobile phone and tell someone what...

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