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The 7 Worst Car Passengers
Apr23

The 7 Worst Car Passengers

Forget the endless stopping and starting, the traffic jams and the right-hand-turn-only lane when you’re desperate to go left what causes drivers the most stress is their passengers writes Geraldine Herbert. 1) The Backseat Driver These are the real experts when it comes to driving and they dispense unwanted but well-intentioned advice at every twist and turn in the road. There is simply no driving experience they have not had...

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Fourth place finish for Alyx Coby at Mondello Park.
Apr22

Fourth place finish for Alyx Coby at Mondello Park.

13 year old Alyx Coby makes her first of three visits to Mondello Park this season for Round 2 of the 2018 Motorsport Ireland Karting Championship  13-year-old Alyx Coby, from Newbridge, Co. Kildare, was on the grid at Mondello Park as the Motorsport Ireland Karting Championship made the first of three visits to the circuit this season. Alyx put in a strong performance last season when the series returned to the Kildare circuit after...

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Why Servicing Your Car is Important
Apr15

Why Servicing Your Car is Important

Hannah Gordon, our resident Mechanic, explains why servicing your car is important A few years back when the recession was in full swing and people were watching every hard earned cent I noticed a huge decrease in servicing, going from doing 2-3 services a day this was becoming 2-3 services a week. Understandably the lack of disposable income played a huge role in this, customers just wanted the bare minimum done on their vehicles to...

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Are you afraid to drive on Friday the 13th?
Apr13

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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Tips for Travelling with pets
Apr11

Tips for Travelling with pets

To celebrate National Pet Day 2018 we have some tips for travelling with our furry friends writes Geraldine Herbert For the safety of people and pets, animals should be restrained in the car. Never let a pet travel in the front because it could be seriously injured or killed, just as a small child could be, if an airbag deploys. Also it is never a good idea to put a pet in the boot. They deserve your attention and who knows what they...

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How safe are driverless cars?
Apr05

How safe are driverless cars?

The Uber fatality raises questions about the testing of driverless cars and how they mix with people, writes Geraldine Herbert Uber has suspended all tests of self-driving cars after a fatal accident in Arizona last week. It was not the first fatality linked to a driverless car but it was the first time a pedestrian has been killed in a collision with one. Questions are still being asked about what exactly happened, but recently...

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