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Nearly 60% of motorists are concerned that “car hacking” will become a problem to concern the average driver in the future, according to a survey. The biggest fear amongst respondents was their car being stolen through hacking, with 46% worried about car hacking theft.  But is car hacking a real concern for the average motorist? And is there any way for us to protect ourselves, and our cars, from unwanted technological intruders?  How Could Hackers Compromise Your Car?  With cars becoming more connected and
Tuesday 20th June 2017

Nearly 60% of motorists are concerned that “car hacking” will become a problem to concern the average driver in the future, according to a survey.


How Does Idling Your Engine Affect Your Car, the Environment and Your Wallet?
Wednesday 14th June 2017

There is a great deal of conflicting information about the benefits and drawbacks of engine idling. Here are the main effects of engine idling:


Be Wiser’s Guide To Road Markings
Tuesday 16th May 2017

Feeling boxed in by boxed junctions? Getting red faced about double red lines? You’re not alone.


Driving Rules For Passengers: How to Be A Helpful Passenger
Tuesday 25th April 2017

In 2006, a study showed that on average, a driver engages in distracting activity once every six minutes, and 21% of crashes were attributed to driver distraction.


When Should You Change Your Car?
Tuesday 18th April 2017

The new number plates came out in March, and new car registrations during that month reached a record high of 562,337 – an increase of


Be Wiser’s Guide to Car Modification
Tuesday 21st March 2017

What Is A Car Modification?

A car modification is any change made to a vehicle that isn’t part of the original manufacturer’s specification.


Campervans and camper conversions
Monday 20th March 2017

Camping and caravanning has been a popular British pastime for decades, and with the rejuvenation of the iconic VW Camper over the last 10-15 years we have seen a resurgence in motorists taking up the lifestyle and adapting it to their own specifi


Is The Infrastructure For Electric Vehicles Improving?
Tuesday 14th March 2017

By now most motorists are aware of the benefits of electric vehicles – they’re cheaper to run compared to petrol engines, they can be charged at home (eliminating the need to go to a garage to fill up on fuel), they create less emissions, and they


Be Wiser’s Guide To Patented Safety Features In Our Cars
Tuesday 21st February 2017

Car design has come a long way, with vehicles becoming safer and featuring more life-saving, innovative technology than ever before.


How to Choose a Reliable Car
Tuesday 14th February 2017

In January 2017 the government announced that drivers will be able to wait an extra year before getting an MOT on their new car.


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