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The most popular drive-thrus in the UKThe top drive-thru restaurants in 20 UK towns and cities.
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New driving rule that will impact motoristsA new Highway Code rule is coming at the end of January that could severely impact motorists.
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The top New Year's Eve road trip destinationsLooking to get away for a New Year's Eve break? Look no further than these top destinations.
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Where the most car accidents occur in the UKThe UK city hotspots for minor and severe crashes in the last 10 years.
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How to successfully haggle down a car's priceIt can be daunting haggling for a discount on anything, let alone a car, but we have some tips to help you feel confident.
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Used car prices at record high - upgrade todayUsed car prices are at a record high, meaning there's a strong chance your car is worth more than the finance you still owe on it.
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Driving at night: Tips to help you stay safeDriving in the dark can be a daunting proposition for drivers of all experience levels, so here are some tips to help you.
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Buying a used car on car financeBuying a new or used car is one of the most expensive things you'll ever buy so having a finance option can be important to afford it.
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'Show me, tell me' questions on your driving testThe examiner on your driving test will ask you to 'show' them one thing and 'tell' them one thing about the car you are driving.
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Black Friday 2021: Tips to get the best dealsBlack Friday is almost upon us and we're here to help you get the best deals amongst the mad rush.
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New drivers: FAQs after passing your testThere is no better feeling than passing your driving test and you'll be eager to go out and explore the world.
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Car finance: Being in a negative equity position Buying a car on finance is a great option for many people, but it can often be confusing and overcomplicated.
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UK Driving laws: 20 common myths debunkedDriving laws are put in place to keep us all safe, though there are some that many people are unsure about.
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Cancelling your car finance agreement earlyCancelling your car finance early is possible but there are a few factors that need to be taken into consideration.
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15 tips to help you pass your driving testWe've listed the top 15 tips that everyone taking a driving test should follow in order to pass.
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How to preserve the value of your new carIt's hard to keep your new pride and joy in tip top condition, but it could help its value stick around a little bit longer.
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Car servicing: When to get to a garageIt's easy to dismiss strange noises or warning lights on your dashboard, but you should get your car sorted quickly or risk long-term damage.
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Car buying: The future of the industryThere is a lot to be excited about in the automotive industry right now as we look to the future.
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How to prepare your car for winter The coldest time of the year is slowly creeping up on us, so we've put together a guide on how you can be sure your car is ready to tackle the change from mild to cold weather.
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Car buying: How consumer habits have changedCar buying is always evolving with the process becoming more digital and streamlined in recent years.
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Speed limiters fitted to all new cars by 2022The somewhat controversial new plan to help reduce speeding will be coming into play very soon, so here's everything you need to know.
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UK fuel shortage, gas price rises: the latestIt seems that the fuel shortage issue in the UK is easing, as petrol prices hit their highest numbers in eight years.
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Potholes: the worst affected roads in the UKPotholes cost councils across the country millions per year to fill and resolve.
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Car Credible launches new refinance optionTake back control of your car finance with our new feature to help you upgrade or save money.
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Car Credible: How it works to help youCar Credible identifies the optimal time to sell, refinance and renew your car finance deal, allowing you to get a newer car.
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Road trips: The five best to enjoy in the UKThere are some absolutely stunning road trips to be had in the UK, and you don't even need it to be summer to make the most of them.
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Soft vs hard credit check: What do they mean?If you're looking to take out some form of finance, the likelihood is you would have come across these terms.
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Buying a car online: Is it safe and easy?Due to Covid-19 restrictions over the past 18 months, more people than ever have opted to buy a car online rather than in person.
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How to become more economical with your car Carbon emissions is an increasing threat to the world's global warming and there are steps every driver can take to help decrease them on UK roads.
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What to look out for when buying a used carBuying a used car is a good alternative to a new car at a much lower cost.
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Simple car hacks to make life easier for youThey might not be for useful for everyone, but they may just save you some frustration every once in a while.
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Affordability: What is it in terms of car financeWhen you come to buy a car on finance, you need to consider what you can afford before applying for a loan.
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What to do if your car breaks downIt's never a good time for your car to break down but we're here to help you stay one step ahead with some tips if the worst were to happen.
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Car colours: Why it's important when buyingChoosing the perfect coloured car is not only an important decision for yourself, but also others if you wish to sell it on in future.
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Avoiding driving stress and road rage Sometimes things can get the better of us when we're out on the road, so we've put together some tips to help combat the anxiety.
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How to create a budget and save money each monthIt's really important that you have a clear idea how much money you have to play with each month.
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Parking laws: All the rules and regulationsThere are so many parking rules and restrictions that it can be hard to keep up or understand which is which.
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The pros and cons of part exchanging your carWe identify the pros and cons of part exchanging a car so you can make an informed decision.
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How to stay safe while driving on the motorwayDriving on the motorway can be an extremely daunting experience, particularly for new drivers.
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Car finance loan: What can I borrow?Taking out car finance can be complicated and you may be unsure just how much you are allowed to borrow.
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UK driving laws: changes you may have missedThe past 18 months have been challenging for us all and it's been easy to miss some of the new laws on the road.
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What is the car depreciation value and how does it affect me?Your car starts to lose its value as soon as you drive it off of the dealer's forecourt.
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Driving abroad: How to ensure you avoid any issues on your holidayPrepare yourself for everything you need to know to avoid a daunting experience when driving abroad.
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Selling a car with outstanding financeEverything you need to know about what to do with your car if you want to sell it.
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Car safety: The top nine worst driving habitsEveryone is prone to a bad habit when driving, but some are downright shocking. We've listed the top nine worst out there.
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Annual Percentage Rate (APR): What is it and how it affects meUnderstand the confusion surrounding APR and how to make more informed choices when borrowing
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Driving laws you could be breaking this summerThe summer is finally here, but don't get caught out on some of these driving laws that could affect you.
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Driving tests: most common failure reasonsTaking your driving test can be a daunting experience and these are the most common reasons why people fail.
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Early renewal in car finance: How does it affect me?Not many people know you can get out of your car finance deal earlier than expected with an early renewal.
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Equity in car finance: What is it and how does it affect me?Knowing your equity position will give you a clearer understanding of your overall car finance deal.
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Early settlement figure and car finance: How does it affect me?The early settlement figure is something everybody with car finance needs to know.
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Car finance: Is it worth it, what is best for me, how do I do itCar finance can be an excellent way to buy your next new or used car, but it is dependent on each individual's needs and budget.
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Car finance with bad credit: Is it possible and how to get itIf you need to buy a car, it can be tougher if you have poor credit but it is achievable, and we're here to explain how.
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Car insurance: the eight reasons why the annual price you pay may suddenly increaseWe look at the factors that could cause your car insurance price to rise.
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Smart motorways: What they are, why people want them removed, and the new safety measuresHighway England has come under scrutiny and been urged to abandon plans for smart motorways.
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Buying a new or used car: what are the pros and cons of each option?Buying a motor can be stressful, so we've listed the positives and negatives of new and used cars to help you.
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Running a car: Eight ways to help you save money on your motorBuying a car is expensive, but it's critical you budget for the running extras too.
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Credit history and car finance: what is good, how to improve and why it's importantFinance companies will scrutinise your credit history before approving your car finance borrowing request.
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Buying a car on finance: the seven things to consider before you purchaseWith car finance being so flexible and customisable, it can often be difficult understanding what you need most.
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UK Driving laws: Nine common confusing rules of the road cleared upIt's easy to be puzzled by what is and isn't allowed while driving in 2021.
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Car Credible launches brand new site and features to help anyone with a car finance deal90% of cars in the UK are financed and we're here to help those that have taken out an agreement.
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Lockdown roadmap: All the key dates you need to know as the UK looks to move on from Covid-19What does it look like for the motor industry, as well as the general dates we should all be looking out for.
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New car sales: The top tactics used by car dealers to secure a deal with youIf you're looking to buy a new car or just have a look around a showroom, it's useful to know what you can expect when you're there.
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Car finance: All the pros and cons you need to know before taking out a dealCar finance can be overcomplicated, but Car Credible breaks it all down to help make it clear and simple.
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Lockdown finances: How to manage your funds during COVIDThe coronavirus pandemic has taken a huge toll on our finances and mental health
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Driving in 2021: The new laws being introduced and how they’ll affect youCar legislations are updating all the time but we've got everything you need to know ahead of driving in 2021.
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UK driving laws: 10 rules you (probably) didn’t know existedUK motorists can be caught doing the most stupid things, but nothing as bad as these unknown laws.
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COVID lockdown 3: What it means for UK motoristsThe rules on what you can and can't do are conflicted but the one message that is consistent is do not leave your home unless for essential purposes.
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The automotive industry: What we can expect to see happen in 2021The car sector has been in the midst of a lot of uncertainty over the past 12 months due to the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit.
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The Car industry in 2020: What the landscape looks like after an unforgettable yearThe coronavirus pandemic and the impending Brexit could have a severe impact on the future of the automotive industry.
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Buying a car at Christmas: The top tips to getting your dream car at the best priceWe provide the top tips on buying a car at Christmas
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Brexit and the car industry: The impacts of no-deal being agreed between Britain and the EUBrexit could have a detrimental impact on the automotive industry in the UK.
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The 2030 petrol diesel ban: Everything you need to know and how it will affect youThe UK government has announced that by 2030, the sale of new cars powered solely by petrol and diesel will be prohibited.
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Black Friday: 11 top shopping tips for finding the best deals from homeThis year's Black Friday is going to be the craziest yet, and with the UK in lockdown, we will have to do everything online.
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Coronavirus: How to maintain your car during lockdown 2.0The UK is in lockdown for the second time this year due to COVID-19 and we're here to help you keep your car in good shape.
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Coronavirus lockdown: How you could take a break on your car finance repaymentsThe FCA is continuing its payment holidays on credit borrowed due to COVID-19
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Car finance: Car Credible launches new first-of-its-kind deal calculatorThis release will help users get an even better understanding of their car finance deal
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Car finance: Five ways Car Credible can help you right nowWe look at the five features Car Credible has that can help with your car finance
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Credit score vs credit history for car financeThere are numerous misconceptions around these topical subjects in the finance industry
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Impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on car finance industry Much like the rest of the UK, the finance industry has had to adapt following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
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