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Should you buy a cheap dash cam from Amazon?

Dash cams on Amazon’s Bestseller list are as cheap as £23 – but can they be trusted to provide good quality footage? We’ve put them to the test to find...

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New Best Buy sat navs and free sat nav apps – and one to avoid

Given the proliferation of smartphone apps, as well as cars now increasingly coming with built-in sat navs, you’d be forgiven for thinking the traditional portable sat nav unit has had...

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Dash cams are helping drivers save money in insurance claims

One thing that every car owner fears is the pain of paying a hefty insurance bill. Insurance claims are hardly a blissful experience but some savvy drivers have managed to...

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Where is your parked car most likely to get hit?

Our research shows that well over a third of drivers have had their car dinged while it was parked. So we’ve rounded up the top three places where your parked...

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Will your sat nav stop working this Saturday?

The weekly timing system used by GPS devices will reset itself this Saturday, 6 April 2019. If you own an older, portable or built-in sat nav, or don’t regularly update your sat...

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Should you pay more for a premium dash cam?

Dash cams vary widely in price, even from the same manufacturer. So with the option of paying a reasonable £40 or an eye-watering £133, what do you actually get if...

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The best free sat nav apps for the Christmas getaway

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – allegedly. While most of us are getting well into the Christmas spirit, those who have the responsibility of getting their family to...

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Does TomTom’s sat nav app spell the end for windscreen sat navs?

Our latest sat nav tests have revealed whether it’s worth splashing out on a dedicated sat nav or simply downloading an app to your phone.  We’ve tested TomTom’s newest traditional...

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October offers: get 20% off a new dash cam

For the whole of October, Halfords is offering 20% off all individual Nextbase dash cams when you trade in an old one, from any brand. This special offer is a...

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Sat nav apps for your smartphone: to pay or not to pay?

If you’re happy using your smartphone instead of a dedicated sat nav, you could be wondering whether there’s much difference between free sat nav apps and the ones you pay...

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