Are You Ready For a Breakdown?
Dec30

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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Tips for buying a used car
Nov18

Tips for buying a used car

Buying a used car?  How can we make sure we’re getting a good deal and not a rust bucket? Suzanne Keane has some tips When buying a car it’s important to research what you need, what you can afford and also what the common problems with your chosen model are! The tips below will give you an idea of what to look out for when buying second hand – 1. Mileage Check this against the most recent NCT cert. Look at the...

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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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What is my car actually worth?
Nov16

What is my car actually worth?

The value of your car can vary depending on a number of factors. So how do you know how much your car is worth, Suzanne Keane explains? More than likely you have a figure in your head – maybe it’s what you paid for the car, maybe more but have you ever actually thought about what the value of your car is? The first step in getting an accurate idea of what your car is worth is to look online. There are plenty of Irish websites that...

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Beware the Hazards  Lurking in Your Car
Jul27

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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Buying your first car
Jun22

Buying your first car

What you should think about when buying your first car; Suzanne Keane has some advice If you’ve never driven before choosing your first car can be a nightmare. Of course, it’s important to take driving lessons from a professional but if you want plenty of practice before your test it’s always useful to have your own set of wheels. 1 – Don’t Supersize it Unless you’re planning on travelling long...

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