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Top 10 rental fails: find out why people don’t get their hire car

No one wants to get turned away from the rental counter empty handed. Find out the biggest pitfalls in car hire so you can enjoy a smooth and stress-free start to your journey. 1) No credit card in main driver’s name Hire car companies ask for a credit card in the main driver’s name so they can […]

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What if my rental car breaks down?

Any car can break down, even a new one. Find out what to do if your hire car stops working. Here are three key steps to take to stay safe and get your trip restarted as soon as possible. Breakdowns aren’t just annoying. They can be a real danger to everyone in the car, and […]

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What if I have an accident in my rental car?

Having an accident in a hire car is the last thing anyone needs. But accidents can happen, so here’s what to do if you’re unlucky. There are four key things to do immediately after an accident: 1) Get everyone to safety After any car accident, it’s important to get yourself and anyone else out of […]

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Most notorious car rental tricks and hard sells … and how to avoid them

Some people fear being taken for a ride when they hire a car. Rental companies have a reputation for hidden fees and scare tactics. Find out how to enjoy renting a car without falling foul of dodgy practices. 1) Trickery on new damage When you return your hire car, the rental company might claim that […]

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A Clean Car is Money in the Bank

Purchasing a new car is a major financial investment. Keeping it clean is an easy and inexpensive way to protect its resale and trade-in value, says the non-profit Car Care Council. “Many motorists procrastinate when it comes to cleaning their vehicles,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “Whether you do it yourself or […]

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TIRE TECH: FLAT TIRE REPAIRS – WHAT IS THE POINT OF NO RETURN?

Whether it occurs during a tire’s first mile of use or after thousands of miles of driving, a single cut or puncture can make it necessary to replace a damaged tire that can’t be repaired. The first consideration of evaluating if a tire can be repaired is based on how quickly the driver recognizes they […]

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Why it is important to go for regular car maintenance

It would be quite frustrating if on the morning of your scheduled drive upcountry, your vehicle decides to give you trouble. Such would have easily been avoided if your vehicle had been through regular maintenance from a good mechanic. “Modern cars don’t require as much attention as they did 50 years ago, but don’t let […]

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Rules For Washing Your Car

Frequent washing is half the battle in keeping your car’s finish in prime shape. (The other half is protecting the paint from environmental deterioration with a good wax or sealant.) Washing a car seems like a pretty simple and straightforward process, right? You splash on a few suds and water, rinse it off, run a […]

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Easy steps to maintain your car’s engine

There are easy steps to maintain your car’s engine. First, consider the most common causes of engine problems: Lack of regular oil changes Driving low on oil Overheating Using low quality fuel or oil Racing, driving only short trips, excessive idling Design and parts flaws Why regular oil changes are important? Oil sludge.   Your […]

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How to drive a manual car

Knowing how to drive a manual car will make you a driver that is handy with any type of car. It is unfortunate that many drivers in Kenya are not too sure about driving a manual car yet they are very capable of handling automatics. It does not have to be difficult. With basic driving […]

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