Buyers Guides

Holiday Driving

Get Car Ready For Your Half-Term Road Trip


The half-term get-away is upon us and that means many families will be hitting the road to get to their holiday destinations.

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New Dacia Duster

Dacia Duster Review


The Dacia Duster TCe 125 Laureate is still a bargain-basement sports utility vehicle (SUV), even when fitted with a newer twin cam 1.2-litre petrol unit. Our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.

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Laws of the Road

Driving Laws To Be Aware Of


It is not always possible to keep on top of all the laws of the road. So, we, at Perrys, have come up with some reminders for you. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.

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First Drive Review: Vauxhall Crossland X


Vauxhall has kicked its Mervia to the kerb in favour of the all-new Crossland X. Our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, drove the 1.2 turbo petrol variant at the car’s media launch.

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New Drivers

New Driver? Check Out Our First Car Tips


Congratulations! The sweat and tears have paid off and you’ve finally passed your driving test. Now the fun begins because, as a new driver, you’re ready to start hunting for your own car.

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Picanto 1

2017 Kia Picanto Review


The 2017 Kia Picanto is a joy to get behind the wheel of, as our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, found out.

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Kia Optima Sportswagon Diesel engine

Diesels Don’t Deserve Demonisation


Diesel is being demonised by some, so it’s no wonder there’s some confusion about whether or not to go for a diesel car. Motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, reports.

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Rural road left hand bend

Drive Carefully On Rural Roads


Perrys is advising drivers to take further care on rural routes. This is because almost six out of every 10 deaths in Britain happen on country roads.

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Holiday Driving

Tips For Your Easter Road Trip


Perrys is urging drivers to ensure that their cars are roadworthy and legal in the run up to Easter. From Fri 14 April, millions of car journeys will be made across the UK, and therefore, we have the following tips to help motorists stay prepared and safe during the getaway.

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Vehicle theft

Car Theft Prevention Guide


During our regular commute to work we’re sometimes in such a rush it’s as if some of us leave our brains behind. This absentmindedness can also happen whilst we’re in our vehicles, and so we end up leaving valuables on show for crooks. This week, our guide offers advice on how to cut car theft.

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Ford Grand C-Max - sliding doors

Living With A Ford Grand C-Max Part 10


Motoring Journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, has been updating us about the Ford Grand C-Max for the last few months. Here are his latest musings about what it’s like to live with.

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overhaul of driver eyesight regulations

Let’s Be Clear About Our Eyesight When Driving


It’s a no-brainer that better regulation of eyesight tests for motorists would reduce road accidents and make our roads safer.

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Buying that new car

Guide To Driving Your Brand New Car


Purchasing a brand new vehicle is something many of us fantasise about. Although ‘running-in’ an engine is not as vital these days as it used to be, there are still several things to take into consideration as you drive your gleaming new showpiece out of the showroom.

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What Do The New Laws On Child Seats Mean?


As of this month (March 2017) changes to the laws on children’s car seats were implemented. In our guide, we explain what these changes mean.

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Ditch Eating And Drinking While Driving


Perrys is advising motorists to kick eating and drinking behind the wheel to the kerb.

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Grand C-Max - kiddie carrier

Living With A Ford Grand C-Max Part 9


Over the last few weeks, motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, has been testing the Ford Grand C-Max. Here’s his latest piece about what the car is like to live with.

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Kids in car

Our Guide To Driving With Young Kids


The school run isn’t the most relaxed of experiences. And longer journeys with kids can be even worse. Our motoring journalist, Tim Barnes-Clay, should know – he’s a dad of three. Here’s his advice on driving with young children.

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Fuel economy

Check Out Our Fuel Saving Driving Tips


We have put together a series of simple-to-follow tips that will save you fuel as well as lower your risk on the road.

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