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Everything young drivers need to know to get set for the road, from getting through the driving test to buying and running your first car

I was involved in a car accident!

For new drivers who are involved in car accidents, hearing first hand stories can help! Here's what happened when Liam was involved in a crash.

Is learning in an automatic the new normal?

Will automatic cars will soon surpass manuals as the preferred choice for driving tests? We're taking a look!

Modifications can void your car insurance

Car modifications can affect your insurance. Check with your insurer before you add any extras onto your car.

How do I put fuel in my car?

You’re going to have to fill up your car at some point! It’s not a difficult process, but if you’ve never done it before then it can feel quite daunting.

Will boiling water crack the windscreen?

“Will boiling water crack the windscreen?” is a common question asked on frosty mornings by many drivers.

What to do if you hit an animal whilst driving

Here's some helpful advice on what to do - and how to avoid it in the future.

In-car tech: Cruise control

As part of our in-car tech month, we’re looking at cruise control and how it could be a bigger help than you may have thought.

How to check your engine oil

As the mornings get noticeably colder and the evenings gradually get darker - we can definitely sense that winter is on its way!

What does a full car service include?

If you want to know more about what is involved in a car service, and why it is important to have a service carried out on car regularly - we explain all here.

Will the cost of a new car go up after Brexit?

Buying a car after Brexit will be different depending on if the UK leaves the EU without a trade deal. Here's what we know so far.

How to top up your engine coolant

Filling up your engine coolant for the first time? Check out our guide on what to do.

How to put screen wash in your car

We've put together some simple instructions on where to find your screen washer bottle and how fill it up!

How good is your driving based on your star sign?

Marmalade has analysed the best and worst driving scores to see if star signs really do impact the driving skills of young drivers.

Tips for nervous new drivers

If you're new to the road and feeling anxious, we're here to help with some top tips to combat those fears on the road.

The first time driving alone

Read how our guest blogger, Meg, got on with her first time solo behind the wheel!

Ford Focus vs Fiesta

Check out a very honest review from young driver Chloe one which she prefers – the Fiesta or the Focus

In-car tech: Parking sensors

We recently ran a survey to see how important in-car tech was to drivers. Find out who wants parking sensors the most, and the different types available.

What is E10 petrol?

A rundown of what E10 petrol is, which cars are compatible and everything else you need to know!

Third Party vs Comprehensive Insurance

When looking for insurance, you'll see different terms flying around. We're explaining the difference between Third party, fire & theft and Comprehensive cover.

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