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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# car hack

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How to: Check if your tyres are safe to drive on
And know the legal limit.
How To: Extend your engine's life by letting it tick over
Go easy during start-up to get that oil flowing.
Hack: Use your head to extend your car's remote locking
This unusual car hack can give the wireless signal from your car remote a boost.
Car tip: How to get your tyres wheely, wheely clean!
These tips will make your tired tyres look brand spanking new again.
Car tip: how to prevent highway hypnosis
Avoid white line fever by keeping your brain active and engaged.
Car hack: Lower your seat to lower your speed
Want that feeling of speed with out putting the foot down? This car hack shows you how.
Car hack: Turn up the heat to cool down the engine
Follow this handy tip to cool an overheating engine.
Car tip: Adjust your headrest to reduce injuries
The correct head restraint position can protect you during a collision.
Car tip: Lighting up during the day saves lives
Research shows that using your lights during the day reduces the risk of collisions.
Want to stay a little bit safer while driving? Turn down the music
Research shows that listening to loud music can hamper driver reaction times.
Where's the fuel cap? A trick to help easily identify what side to park against the pump
No more straining your neck out the car window to see which side the fuel cap is on.
Keep your car super organised with our simple hack
Follow this tip to organise your car essentials and keep everything neat and tidy.
Get a grip and get your car out of sticky situations
Follow these tips to get your car unstuck from festival mud (or snow or ice in winter!)