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I Had a Car Accident: What do I do Next? A Handy Checklist
Mar06

I Had a Car Accident: What do I do Next? A Handy Checklist

Car accidents can be overwhelming, so it’s important to be prepared to avoid panic. Our friends in An Post Insurance have some useful advice in this 5-step checklist Whether it’s a nudge in a car park or a more serious crash on the road, many of us will hear the squeal of brakes and the crunch of a bumper at some point in our lives. Thankfully, most car accidents involve no more than some scuffed metal and a bruised ego or two,...

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How to change a flat tyre
Feb19

How to change a flat tyre

Not sure how to change a tyre? Our friends in SandyFord Motor Centre have some useful advice in this step by step guide Knowing how to change a flat tyre is essential knowledge for any driver. You never know what can happen and what situation you may end up in, so if you’re responsible enough to be driving, you should be responsible enough to learn this imperative life skill. Experiencing a tyre blowout can be a scary thing,...

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Six Ways to go Self-Employed with a Van
Mar20

Six Ways to go Self-Employed with a Van

So many people are giving up working for someone else and going self-employed these days. In fact, it was recently discovered that a huge number of women were becoming self-employed, rising by 31,00 in the last quarter of 2018. If you’re thinking of doing it, but don’t know how, have you ever considered getting a van? If this sounds weird, below are six self-employed jobs you could do with the help of a van, and a little hard work....

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What to do if you get involved in an accident
Mar13

What to do if you get involved in an accident

There’s no denying it, car accidents are frightening and when they happen, they can often leave you feeling flustered and unable to think straight. While nobody wants to think about it, knowing what to do in the event of a car accident can help you cope better. FBD have created a handy checklist of general tips to help you to get through the experience. First of all….. Stop the car as soon as possible – it is a criminal offence not to...

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A burning question – Petrol or Diesel?
Nov05

A burning question – Petrol or Diesel?

 Petrol or diesel? It’s one of the first questions car buyers need to ask Petrol or diesel – which is right for you? There are many factors to consider when buying a new car. How much will it cost me to run? How much fuel will the car use? How much will my tax and insurance cost? Size, colour, brand, model, there are many different options to consider across the market. So when it comes to the type of fuel, how do you know...

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Things Every Car Lover Should Have in Their Garage
Aug16

Things Every Car Lover Should Have in Their Garage

A ‘car lover’ doesn’t love their car alone. The true enthusiast acknowledges that the car is merely the summation of hard work and expert craftsmanship. Design, expertise, genius level innovation; a dose of each can be found as any engine roars into life. It’s clear that cars aren’t just aesthetically pleasing to the true car lover; they’re marvels of ingenuity. The garage is the place to show your respect for this fact. You can only...

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