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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# car tip

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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.
What's the best way to handle tailgating?
How to avoid tailgating other cars and what to do when someone is driving too close to you.
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.