Motoring advice that drivers and car owners need to know. We feature money-saving tips, how-to guides, explainer features and more.

Smart motorway refuge areaGov.uk

How to use the emergency refuge areas on smart motorways

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Emergency refuge areas are a safe haven for stranded vehicles on busy smart motorways – but many motorists don’t know what they are or how to use them.
What to do when you have a car accidentEuro Car Parts

What to do after a car accident

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Car accidents are an upsetting experience, but there are certain things you need to do immediately after having one. Here are the steps you must take.
Staying cool in hot weatherFord

How to keep cool when driving in hot weather

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Keeping yourself and your car cool is vital for safe, reliable motoring when the outside temperature rises. Here are our easy-to-follow tips.
Diesel particulate filter warning light

Why are diesel particulate filters a problem?

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Replacing a diesel particulate filter (DPF) could cost more than the value of your car. Here, we look at the potential problems and how to avoid them.
Money-saving motoring secretsShutterstock

How to save money on motoring

From ditching diesel to buying a classic car, we list the easy-to-follow steps you can take to cut your monthly motoring costs.
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What to do if you fill your car with the wrong fuel

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Putting the wrong fuel in a car affects around 150,000 motorists every year. Here's what to do if you put diesel in a petrol car or petrol in a diesel car.
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How to stay healthy, safe and happy when driving

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Stress, boredom, poor diet and, of course, viral infection are all issues drivers can face. Read our guide to staying healthy and happy behind the wheel.
Yellow box junction

Yellow box junctions: how to avoid a penalty

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Stopping in a yellow box junction could land you with a £130 fine. We explain the rules – including a video – so you can stay legal and safe.
How to save money on your car insuranceShutterstock

How to save money on car insurance

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Car insurance can be expensive, particularly for younger drivers, but following this advice could save you money on your next renewal.
How to get the best price for your PCP trade-inShutterstock

How to get the best price for your PCP trade-in car

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Beware the word 'minimum' in Guaranteed Minimum Future Value. Read our guide to make sure you get the best price for your PCP trade-in.