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Here you will find a wide range of articles covering the latest news, features, car reviews and much more from across the automotive industry. With contributions from Money4yourMotors staff and some of our key partners. All views expressed are those of the article's author and do not necessarily represent those of Money4yourMotors.

Keeping Cool All Winter *New

by Jonathan Clensy |
posted 19 October 2017

Keeping Cool All Winter

With wind and rain battering the country last week, more storms forecast over the next few days and the nights drawing in at a rapid rate, it is clear that winter is almost upon us. Winter weather can take its toll on your vehicle and so you want to ensure that your car is winter ready. One of the most important things to check before any sub-zero temperatures arrive is your vehicle's coolant. Read More...


New Electric Vehicle Registrations Rise *New

by Jonathan Clensy |
posted 17 October 2017

New Electric Vehicle Registrations Rise

Source: goultralow.com

There have been lots of articles in recent months discussing the pros and cons of electric vehicles. It seems there is little doubt they will soon start to challenge the dominance of the internal combustion engine, but if you find yourself unsure about whether you know enough about this new technology to be able to make a judgement as to whether you should 'go electric' when you buy your next car then fear not as a new site has recently launched aimed at answering all the questions you may have. Read More...


Take the TyreSafe Test

by Jonathan Clensy |
posted 14 October 2017

Take the TyreSafe Test

Good maintenance of the tyres on your vehicle is an essential part of car ownership. Regular checks on the air pressures and the tread depth are vital and should be part of a regular regime for keeping your car roadworthy. But just how much do you know about these vital elements of your car? Tyresafe.org is giving you the chance to find out in a fun online quiz. Read More...


Breathalyser Reaches 50

by Jonathan Clensy |
posted 12 October 2017

Breathalyser Reaches 50

Since the roadside breath test was first introduced 50 years ago the numbers of road fatalities where alcohol was a contributing factor have been greatly reduced, and this nifty piece of police kit has played a large part in helping to reduce the figures, and yet as we find out in our latest article opinion over the use of the breathalyser was divided when it was first introduced way back in 1967. Read More...


Seatbelt Myth Busters

by Jonathan Clensy |
posted 10 October 2017

Seatbelt Myth Busters

Seatbelts have been commonplace in most vehicles since the late 1950s after Volvo was the first manufacturer to fit them as standard. In the UK it has been compulsory to wear front seatbelts since 1983 and rear seatbelts since 1986. It is well known that wearing a seat-belt greatly reduces the risk of injury in the event of an accident, it is estimated that seatbelts save 1 life every 6 minutes and yet incredibly there are still some people who don't wear them. Read More...


Drivers Driven to Distraction

by Jonathan Clensy |
posted 04 October 2017

Drivers Driven to Distraction

We will have all noticed drivers who seem distracted by one thing or another as they are driving along, but a recent poll by the road safety charity IAM RoadSmart has shed light on just how commonplace it has become for people to see drivers eating, drinking, smoking even texting when behind the wheel. As we find out in our latest article this multi-tasking approach to driving makes you far less focused on the driving leading to an increased risk of an accident. Read More...


Top Car Buying Tips

by Jonathan Clensy |
posted 02 October 2017

Top Car Buying Tips

Buying a new car can be quite a daunting prospect. It is not just a case of knowing which make or model you want, there are a lot of things that you need to consider and so it is vital to know what to look for when buying a car. In our latest article, we discuss some of the key things to check and look out for before parting with your hard-earned cash. Read More...


Brake and RoSPA Want More 20mph Speed Limits

by Jonathan Clensy |
posted 28 September 2017

Brake and RoSPA Want More 20mph Speed Limits

Recent statistics released by the Government show that the number of deaths caused by road traffic collisions in 2016 was the highest annual total for six years and had increased 4% from the previous year. Brake, the road safety charity believe there is a need for a road collision investigation branch similar to those that exist for air, rail and sea, in order that lessons can be learned to prevent future crashes. Read More...


Good Advice for New Drivers

by Jonathan Clensy |
posted 21 September 2017

Good Advice for New Drivers

If you have passed your driving test you have been able to prove that you are considered a safe and capable driver. However, there will be many situations that you either won’t have yet had a chance to experience or that you only have minimal experience of, these could range from driving in certain weather conditions, at night, on motorways, in heavy traffic etc. In our latest article, we discuss some invaluable tips for new drivers. Read More...


Nightmare Commutes Revealed

by Jonathan Clensy |
posted 18 September 2017

Nightmare Commutes Revealed

We have all experienced nightmare commutes to and from work. If you are lucky it may just be the occasional journey that is disrupted, but for increasing numbers of us, the issue is much more common. A recent survey has highlighted just how severe traffic congestion has become in some of the UK's most populated cities. However, there may now be something you can do to try and beat those annoying queues. Read More...