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#motoring advice

# motoring-advice - Monday 8 October, 2018

Buying a new car? Here are some family-friendly features that make travelling with children easier
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Buying a new car? Here are some family-friendly features that make travelling with children easier

Oct 8th 2018, 4:15 PM 2,024 Views 0 Comments

Clever features for family driving.

7 new family cars coming to Ireland for 2019
# Paris Motor Show
# Paris Motor Show

7 new family cars coming to Ireland for 2019

Oct 8th 2018, 4:14 PM 20,426 Views 1 Comment

Our picks from the Paris Motor Show, from a new-old Toyota to a Mercedes SUV. (And the new Suzuki Jimny.)

# motoring-advice - Monday 1 October, 2018

3 essential tune-ups every car owner should do every year (that'll save you money)
# Motoring Advice
# Motoring Advice

3 essential tune-ups every car owner should do every year (that'll save you money)

Oct 1st 2018, 3:56 PM 10,624 Views 8 Comments

You don’t have to be a mechanic to know what needs doing. We asked the experts for the essentials.

# motoring-advice - Monday 24 September, 2018

Buying second-hand? Know these visual giveaways that can reveal bodywork repairs
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Buying second-hand? Know these visual giveaways that can reveal bodywork repairs

Sep 24th 2018, 2:59 PM 3,721 Views 1 Comment

Don’t get caught out buying a car that has been in an accident.

The 8 best family crossovers under €30k you can buy right now
# Best Car Buys
# Best Car Buys

The 8 best family crossovers under €30k you can buy right now

Sep 24th 2018, 2:54 PM 13,115 Views 7 Comments

For many families, crossovers are the new hatchback. Here we round up the best of the market.

# motoring-advice - Monday 17 September, 2018

What's the difference between a crossover and an SUV?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

What's the difference between a crossover and an SUV?

Sep 17th 2018, 3:40 PM 1,992 Views 0 Comments

And which one suits my needs?

Quiz: How well do you really know your dashboard warning lights?
# Dashboard Warning Lights
# Dashboard Warning Lights

Quiz: How well do you really know your dashboard warning lights?

Sep 17th 2018, 3:38 PM 20,974 Views 15 Comments

Buckle up – we’re going to tell you.

# motoring-advice - Monday 3 September, 2018

How the UK 'diesel dump' is impacting Ireland (and what it means for your car's resale value)
# Diesel Dump
# Diesel Dump

How the UK 'diesel dump' is impacting Ireland (and what it means for your car's resale value)

Sep 3rd 2018, 4:24 PM 28,252 Views 32 Comments

Plus, how to protect yourself if you’re buying a private import.

These are 10 of Ireland's most popular imported cars of 2018 so far
# Industry Report
# Industry Report

These are 10 of Ireland's most popular imported cars of 2018 so far

Sep 3rd 2018, 3:26 PM 8,411 Views 1 Comment

Highlights from the DoneDeal Motor Industry Review.

# motoring-advice - Monday 20 August, 2018

How to reduce your car's emissions (and pass the NCT in the process)
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

How to reduce your car's emissions (and pass the NCT in the process)

Aug 20th 2018, 1:17 PM 49,246 Views 3 Comments

Here’s what you can do to make your motor as clean and efficient as possible.

# motoring-advice - Monday 13 August, 2018

Help! I'm looking for a small car suitable for just one person
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Help! I'm looking for a small car suitable for just one person

Aug 13th 2018, 4:14 PM 5,749 Views 3 Comments

We look at the most compact cars on the market

# motoring-advice - Friday 3 August, 2018

What's the difference between L plates and N plates?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

What's the difference between L plates and N plates?

Aug 3rd 2018, 12:02 PM 41,732 Views 2 Comments

Understanding the Irish graduated driving licence system.

The 5 best family cars under €30k you can buy right now
# Best Family Cars
# Best Family Cars

The 5 best family cars under €30k you can buy right now

Aug 3rd 2018, 12:00 PM 42,739 Views 11 Comments

Whether you’re looking for an SUV, estate, saloon, hatchback or crossover, we’ve got you covered.

# motoring-advice - Monday 16 July, 2018

Is it more efficient to open your window, or switch on the air-con?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Is it more efficient to open your window, or switch on the air-con?

Jul 16th 2018, 4:15 PM 3,152 Views 0 Comments

We answer those burning motoring questions.

# motoring-advice - Monday 9 July, 2018

Estate or SUV: Which one is right for you?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Estate or SUV: Which one is right for you?

Jul 9th 2018, 4:13 PM 4,225 Views 1 Comment

Or is there an alternative option?

# motoring-advice - Monday 2 July, 2018

5 tips to keep your cool behind the wheel in this hot weather
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

5 tips to keep your cool behind the wheel in this hot weather

Jul 2nd 2018, 4:27 PM 1,501 Views 0 Comments

It’s wheely wheely warm.

# motoring-advice - Monday 25 June, 2018

Spend a lot of time on the road? These 8 items will make your journey that little bit easier
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Spend a lot of time on the road? These 8 items will make your journey that little bit easier

Jun 25th 2018, 2:38 PM 1,325 Views 0 Comments

Essential items to have in your car.

# motoring-advice - Monday 21 May, 2018

Has your car been recalled? If so, here's what to do
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Has your car been recalled? If so, here's what to do

May 21st 2018, 3:08 PM 1,107 Views 0 Comments

A number of recalls have recently been issued.

# motoring-advice - Monday 16 April, 2018

6 tips to reduce the nerves and increase confidence behind the wheel
# Confident Driving
# Confident Driving

6 tips to reduce the nerves and increase confidence behind the wheel

Apr 16th 2018, 5:04 PM 57,405 Views 0 Comments

Repeat after me: “I am a strong, confident, driver”.

# motoring-advice - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Getting a new car? Here's how you can make the most of it by 'breaking it in'
# Car Care
# Car Care

Getting a new car? Here's how you can make the most of it by 'breaking it in'

Dec 20th 2017, 12:52 PM 4,029 Views 1 Comment

Top tips for running-in your new car.

Everything you need to know about eCall: How your car will soon trigger emergency services automatically
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Everything you need to know about eCall: How your car will soon trigger emergency services automatically

Dec 20th 2017, 10:43 AM 929 Views 0 Comments

We explain the automated emergency call in-car technology.

# motoring-advice - Monday 11 December, 2017

How bad does the weather have to be before you use fog lights?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

How bad does the weather have to be before you use fog lights?

Dec 11th 2017, 4:35 PM 2,010 Views 4 Comments

Know the law to avoid a fine.

# motoring-advice - Monday 20 November, 2017

Fully charged: 7 tips to protect your car battery this winter
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Fully charged: 7 tips to protect your car battery this winter

Nov 20th 2017, 5:38 PM 7,395 Views 0 Comments

These tips and tricks will keep your battery charged all winter long.

# motoring-advice - Monday 13 November, 2017

7 things you can do now to protect your car's exterior all winter long
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

7 things you can do now to protect your car's exterior all winter long

Nov 13th 2017, 5:34 PM 2,573 Views 0 Comments

Don’t let your precious motor fall foul of frost, wind and rain.

5 of the most common NCT failures (and how to prevent against them)
# Car Check-up
# Car Check-up

5 of the most common NCT failures (and how to prevent against them)

Nov 13th 2017, 5:32 PM 39,072 Views 14 Comments

These essential pre-test checks could save you time and money.

# motoring-advice - Friday 27 October, 2017

From air-con to massage seats: Which optional extras on a car are worth paying for?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

From air-con to massage seats: Which optional extras on a car are worth paying for?

Oct 27th 2017, 3:48 PM 1,197 Views 0 Comments

Not all options are a wise investment.

# motoring-advice - Monday 23 October, 2017

How do short journeys affect diesel particulate filters?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

How do short journeys affect diesel particulate filters?

Oct 23rd 2017, 3:49 PM 18,193 Views 0 Comments

Keep the Diesel Particulate Filter working properly with these tips.

# motoring-advice - Monday 16 October, 2017

Here are the best times of year to buy a car
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Here are the best times of year to buy a car

Oct 16th 2017, 12:11 PM 12,424 Views 0 Comments

Certain times of the year are better than others.

# motoring-advice - Monday 21 August, 2017

6 ways to cut the cost of the school run
# Back To School
# Back To School

6 ways to cut the cost of the school run

Aug 21st 2017, 12:33 PM 4,172 Views 18 Comments

Getting in the car costs money. Here’s how to lessen the load.

# motoring-advice - Monday 30 January, 2017

To stop or not to stop? Here's what to do if you see an accident
# Dear Driver
# Dear Driver

To stop or not to stop? Here's what to do if you see an accident

Jan 30th 2017, 4:35 PM 2,399 Views 0 Comments

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

# motoring-advice - Monday 23 January, 2017

Dear Driver: What do I need to know when buying child seats?
# Dear Driver
# Dear Driver

Dear Driver: What do I need to know when buying child seats?

Jan 23rd 2017, 3:39 PM 1,231 Views 0 Comments

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

# motoring-advice - Monday 9 January, 2017

Which car brands offer the best (and worst) warranties in Ireland?
# Dear Driver
# Dear Driver

Which car brands offer the best (and worst) warranties in Ireland?

Jan 9th 2017, 11:44 AM 22,677 Views 0 Comments

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

# motoring-advice - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

What counts as 'good' MPG nowadays?
# Dear Driver
# Dear Driver

What counts as 'good' MPG nowadays?

Dec 21st 2016, 10:19 AM 47,782 Views 0 Comments

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

# motoring-advice - Monday 19 December, 2016

What are pretensioner seatbelts and are they better than normal seatbelts?
# Dear Driver
# Dear Driver

What are pretensioner seatbelts and are they better than normal seatbelts?

Dec 19th 2016, 3:16 PM 6,751 Views 1 Comment

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

Essential tips to destress and stay sane while driving home for Christmas
# Driving Home For Christmas
# Driving Home For Christmas

Essential tips to destress and stay sane while driving home for Christmas

Dec 19th 2016, 3:15 PM 298 Views 0 Comments

Be cool as a cucumber even when you are top to toe in tailbacks.

# motoring-advice - Monday 5 December, 2016

Are xenon headlights really better than halogen ones?
# Dear Driver
# Dear Driver

Are xenon headlights really better than halogen ones?

Dec 5th 2016, 4:14 PM 15,327 Views 0 Comments

We shed some light on this subject.

# motoring-advice - Friday 28 October, 2016

Can you get all the way from Dublin to Cork in an electric car?
# Dear Driver
# Dear Driver

Can you get all the way from Dublin to Cork in an electric car?

Oct 28th 2016, 4:22 PM 2,937 Views 2 Comments

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

# motoring-advice - Monday 24 October, 2016

Dear Driver: Should I worry about my car's timing belt?
# Dear Driver
# Dear Driver

Dear Driver: Should I worry about my car's timing belt?

Oct 24th 2016, 2:29 PM 12,643 Views 0 Comments

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

# motoring-advice - Monday 17 October, 2016

Dear Driver: How can I tell when my car is due its NCT?
# Dear Driver
# Dear Driver

Dear Driver: How can I tell when my car is due its NCT?

Oct 17th 2016, 12:35 PM 38,580 Views 0 Comments

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

# motoring-advice - Monday 3 October, 2016

Dear Driver: When should I let my child go in the front seat?
# Dear Driver
# Dear Driver

Dear Driver: When should I let my child go in the front seat?

Oct 3rd 2016, 1:35 PM 19,678 Views 0 Comments

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

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