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# driving tips

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# Driver dilemma
3 features to look out for that make city driving and parking easier
And which cars have them.
# Driver dilemma
Motoring milestones: How to keep on top of basic car servicing
Car maintenance by the mile.
# Driver dilemma
Two tips to park like a pro - and save fuel while you're at it
These tips will help you save pennies at the pump.
# Driver dilemma
5 tips to keep your cool behind the wheel in this hot weather
It’s wheely wheely warm.
# Driver dilemma
How does wheel size affect my car and driving?
Bigger isn’t always better.
# you be tripping
Want an adventure this summer? Here are 4 of the most epic European road trips
And some tips to keep you and your car from having a meltdown.
# Driver dilemma
Here's what to do if you put the wrong fuel in your car
D’oh!
# Driver dilemma
6 sunny weather driving tips for stress-free summer road trips
Beware of the glare.
# Confident driving
6 tips to reduce the nerves and increase confidence behind the wheel
Repeat after me: “I am a strong, confident, driver”.
# run flat tyres
How 'run flat tyres' let you keep driving with a puncture
And what do you need to know?
# Driver dilemma
You should always reverse into a parking space - and here's why
Parking like a boss.
# Driver dilemma
12 tips to help reduce back pain whilst driving
Are you sitting comfortably?
# Driver dilemma
No more 'ten and two' - here's the right way to put your hands on the wheel
Nowadays it’s all about nine and three.
# Driver dilemma
Are your headrests in the right place? (Most people's aren't.)
Those headrests are actually an essential bit of safety kit.
# Driver dilemma
How to use your car's high-beam headlights... properly
And how to avoid being dazzled by them.
# Driver dilemma
How bad does the weather have to be before you use fog lights?
Know the law to avoid a fine.
# Driver dilemma
13 tips to help you cope with driving in wet weather
Stay safe when travelling in heavy rain.
# Driver dilemma
10 essential tips for driving in dark winter conditions
Stay safe on the roads now that the clocks have gone back.
# car rental
8 tips to avoid getting stung when you rent a car abroad
Holiday car hire advice from a penny-pinching pro.
# back off
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.
# driving tips
The 7 tips you need for driving in wet weather
Essential driving advice to help keep you and other road users safe when the roads get wet.
# motion sickness
Reduce car sickness with these easy tips
Don’t let motion sickness ruin your road trip. Follow these tips to feel better in no time.
# car tip
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.
# car hack
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.
# Behind the wheel
Wrong way round: Your guide to driving in Europe
Navigating the mean streets of Europe can be daunting for the uninitiated motorist – we’re here to help.
# fuel saving tips
Hypermiling and MPG - how low can you go?
Get more bang for your petrol buck.
# open thread
Open thread: What is the best piece of driving advice you have ever been given?
“And don’t forget to indicate!”