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Warning Lights
Jul25

Warning Lights

Those pesky little lights that appear on the dashboard….. sometimes with a warning beep…. What exactly do they mean? This week Suzanne Keane guides you through the minefield that is a modern vehicle…. We’ve all seen them, usually just for fuel, water and possible a service light – But what about if something different appears on your dashboard? Obviously the first thing to do is pull over and check your...

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Review: The Nachfolger HY5 Car Seat
Jun28

Review: The Nachfolger HY5 Car Seat

Suzanne Keane checks out the new inflatable Nachfolger HY5 TT car seat What is it? If you’re heading off on holidays soon the thoughts of dragging child car seats through the airport can be extremely off-putting – and you really can’t trust the type or condition of seats provided with rental cars! Even though it’s not strictly necessary to have a child seat on a plane for children of any age that doesn’t mean it’s safe for them to use...

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Bank Holiday – 5 Minute Maintenance Tips
May31

Bank Holiday – 5 Minute Maintenance Tips

Bank holidays are a great opportunity to give your car some TLC and you would be amazed what you can achieve with a spare a few minutes writes Suzanne Keane These maintenance tips won’t take long, but done regularly, they can keep your car happy!   1. Oil Too much oil in your engine can be just as bad a too little! The level on the dipstick should be somewhere in between the 2 marks – as shown (you can see from the...

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Beware of hidden charges before you sign on the dotted line
May07

Beware of hidden charges before you sign on the dotted line

  ‘Delivery and related’ charges can come as a nasty shock to car buyers writes Suzanne Keane Buying a new car can be a minefield. Choosing the right manufacturer, model, engine and specification is one thing but negotiating the right price while keeping within your budget can be a real headache. To avoid further uncertainty before you sign on the dotted line be sure to check out any additional charges which could be added...

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Driving for Work
Apr12

Driving for Work

Whether driving for work or over seeing employees on the road we have some guidelines you need to follow writes Suzanne Keane For Employees – Always follow the rules of the road Double check with your employer that you’re insured to drive the vehicle Make sure you have the correct licence for the vehicle type Check that the vehicle is taxed and has the correct NCT/DOE certification (if applicable) Check tyres and fluids before setting...

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