What cars are suitable for a family with 3 kids under 5?
Apr25

What cars are suitable for a family with 3 kids under 5?

What are the best family cars if you have three young children asks Suzanne Keane Family cars have drastically changed over recent years. Many parents have moved from 7-seater MPVs to SUV style cars with 7 seats and manufacturers have followed suit with many discontinuing their MPVs and concentrating on cars that look less like a family van but may not be as practical. Options for families with 3 or more young children are drastically...

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Second Hand Car Parts
Feb06

Second Hand Car Parts

Buying used car parts is a great way to keep costs down but there are certain parts you should always buy new warns Suzanne Keane Using 2nd hand car parts is not only kind to your pocket but can also be a good method of recycling and improving your eco-credentials! Surprisingly the newer your car is the better the value you can get on the second hand market – the parts will be newer and you can track down items that are usually only...

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Regular Car Checks
Nov17

Regular Car Checks

 Suzanne Keane has some simple tips to keep your car running in tip-top condition with some regular car checks!   Tyres It’s important to regularly check your tyre pressures – when they are cold – as proper inflation levels will ensure you have maximum contact with the road along with improving your fuel consumption. It’s also a good idea to keep an eye on the condition of your tyres – with winter...

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Are You Ready For a Breakdown?
Nov04

Are You Ready For a Breakdown?

According to a recent survey, almost 60% of Irish drivers are unprepared should their car break down. Suzanne Keane offers some tips on how to be prepared in the event of a breakdown. With a little preparation, you can be ready for most breakdown situations. Even if you do have breakdown cover or roadside rescue the following items can be useful until someone else arrives to help. Torch High-Vis Vest Warning triangle First aid kit...

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Autumn Car Care tips
Aug06

Autumn Car Care tips

  Unfortunately summer seems to be quickly coming to an end and it’s almost time to switch the heating back on but is your car prepared for the sudden change in conditions? We have some Autumn Car Care tips writes Suzanne Keane 1. Lights With long evenings we don’t need to rely on our headlights as much to see where we’re going (although you should always keep them turned on for safety). Check that all your...

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Beware the Hazards  Lurking in Your Car
Jul12

Beware the Hazards Lurking in Your Car

In the event of an accident flying objects can really hurt you. Suzanne Keane shares some tips on how to stay safe You may not be able to control what goes on outside of your car but you should always ensure your safety when inside a car! The wrong seating position, flying objects and even your pet can become a hazard if the worst was to happen…. 1. Seatbelts There is absolutely no excuse for not wearing a seat belt. It’s...

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