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New Videos - How To Sell Your Car On Wizzle

If you've checked out our YouTube channel recently you might have noticed we have created two helpful videos explaining the best way to upload your car to Wizzle. In part one, Jim, our resident car appraisal expert, is walking through the process with one of our lovely sellers. You'll learn what to include in the condition report, what sort of damage you'll need to list and any extras it's good to...

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April #WheelTalkers: Getting The Most Out Of Your Driving Lessons

Last night we hosted the second of our monthly #WheelTalkers Twitter chat. The topic was driver's education and we were lucky enough to get some tips from Hazel, an experienced driving instructor. What advice would you give to learners who are particularly anxious about driving? My advice to people who are feeling anxious about driving would be to prepare well. There are so many things you can d...

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Join Us Every Month For #WheelTalkers!

On Wednesday we hosted the first ever #WheelTalkers chat over on the Wizzle Twitter account. Running from 8-9pm, we covered everything from dream cars and memorable road trips to driving anxiety and learning to drive. We're thrilled to say the chat was a great success, with loads of people joining in and sharing their experiences and advice. #WheelTalkers will take place on the first Wednesda...

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10% Of Women Are Too Nervous To Drive On Motorways, Study Finds

According to a study conducted in 2015 by the AA Charitable Trust, more than one in 10 women are too nervous to drive on motorways, often avoiding them completely. The survey, which questioned over 29,000 drivers, revealed that almost half knew someone who avoids motorways altogether. A staggering 25% admitted to being nervous when a friend or family members drives on motorways. Hopefully this i...

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6 Easy Ways To Cut The Cost Of Running A Car

We all know that running a car is expensive. In fact, insurance providers Elephant have estimated that it can cost up to £4,500 per year! But fear not, there are a few simple ways you can help cut costs. 1. Drive more economically There are a few ways to reduce your fuel consumption: Don't drive with unnecessary weight in the car. Remove your roof rack if you're not using it, clear your boo...

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The Ultimate Christmas Driving Playlist

Ah, Christmas. It's the most wonderful time of the year. Lights are twinkling all around, food is consumed with gleeful abandon, and merriment is rife. Except, let's be honest, driving anywhere at this time of year is a bit of a pain in the neck. It's dark and wet, and the roads are jam-packed with people wrapped up in a frenzy of shopping and doing the pre-Christmas rounds. Ugh. So we've compile...

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The 10 Essentials Every Car Owner Should Have

Do you know someone who’s just bought their first car? Here are a few useful things that may make good, practical gifts for them this Christmas. Just be sure to also get them something fun (no-one wants to be known as the boring gift-giver in the family)! Or maybe, like me, you’re just terrible at adulting, and need a few essential supplies for your own car. It’s alright, your secret’s sa...

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Did you know these ten bits of bad driving could earn you points on your license?

As well as offering you a platform for you to sell your car easily, quickly and for more money in the shape of our free app, we are a font of knowledge for all things motoring (not blowing our own trumpets or anything!). Many of us are aware of driving offences that can earn us points on our licenses, such as driving too quickly or not having insurance on our vehicles. But how many of these ten m...

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Prepare Your Car Before You Sell It

Are you looking to sell your car? Making the effort to get your car ready for a sale can impact the whole selling process. It doesn’t take much to make some minor repairs and give it a clean, so what are you waiting for? Outside The way your car looks on the outside is very important. You may have become accustomed with many of the small scratches and dents, which may have been on your car...

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Top tips for reducing your car running costs

As we all probably know, buying and running a car can be expensive business. Once you have made the initial purchase of the vehicle, you have to maintain it and keep it roadworthy. This means buying fuel, road tax, insurance, MOT, breakdown cover – the list is endless, and with new research from CompareTheMarket finding the running cost of a car for young drivers has increased by 4.4% this year...

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