Driving tips and features

Whether it's new tech, a weekend away or winter driving, our driving tips and features keep you in the know!

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Driving tips and features

Can I drive another car on my insurance?

There is a misconception that if you have fully comprehensive insurance on your car, you’ve automatically got third party cover to drive someone else’s car. While this used...

Steve Shields
Steve Shields
2 min read
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Driving tips and features

What is WLTP and what does it mean for you?

From September 1st 2018, all new cars will have to go through a new rigorous test called WLPT - The Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure....

CarShop
CarShop
3 min read
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Driving tips and features

10 of the craziest ways to keep cool in your car

We all love a bit of sunshine during our holidays. But, with relentless heat, Brits don’t seem to know quite what to do with themselves, and...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
3 min read
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Choosing a car, Driving tips and features

Are hybrids all they're cracked up to be?

With diesel becoming the environment’s worst enemy and hybrids sneaking in as its best friend (or so it seems,) we thought it was time to cut...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
2 min read
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Driving tips and features

Don't get the hump with the bumps - speed bumps explained

Discover the different types of speed bump and other traffic calming measures....

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
4 min read
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Driving tips and features

What is all the fuss around diesel cars?

Diesel has been hitting the headlines a lot lately, and it's come across as anything but good....

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
5 min read
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Maintaining your car, Driving tips and features

Save fuel with CarShop's top driving tips

With fuel prices on the rise, we’re constantly having to watch our pennies when we get behind the wheel. So, here are a few top tips...

CarShop
CarShop
2 min read
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Driving tips and features

What are the different types of car paint?

The finishing touches on your car are just as important as what’s under the bonnet and what’s on the dash. So, if you’re a little confused...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
3 min read
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Driving tips and features

Smart motorways explained

With smart motorways catching more people speeding than ever before according to an article from the Telegraph, we thought it was time we clued up the...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
2 min read
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Driving tips and features

Happy birthday Ford

We didn’t bake Ford a cake as they were founded on 16th June 1903, which makes them a whopping 115 years old, and frankly we couldn’t...

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
4 min read
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Driving tips and features

What is DAB radio and should you get a car with it?

DAB radio stands for digital audio broadcasting radio – so, it doesn’t rely on analogue....

Saffron Wilson
Saffron Wilson
1 min read
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Driving tips and features

Xenon Headlights Explained

During your car-buying search, you may come across “xenon headlights” among the features of many higher-spec and prestige cars. But what exactly are they, and what are the...

Steve Shields
Steve Shields
2 min read