Motoring Advice

Automobile Brake Problems, Symptoms and Solutions (Part 1)

Have you ever experienced pressing your brake pedal at a crucial driving moment and it simply went down, touching the vehicle floor? It’s better discussed in writing than experiencing it, believe me. Welcome to another exciting and eye-opening edition of Auto Clinic, served you weekly from Motoring World house, Africa’s total motoring publication.  In connection to the alarming opening, I ...

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Ford’s Driving Tips, Based On Skills Used By Motorsport Drivers

Nigerians learn a host of defensive driving rules and techniques, when they are first taught to drive for their driver’s license test. But most of such lessons they tend to forget after passing the driving test. And daily driving becomes a combination of accelerating, braking, steering, and generally trying not to hit anything. But there is more to being a ...

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Top 10 Cost-Saving Tips for Motorists

DES FENNER  (General Manager of Datsun South Africa) Owning a car brings freedom and mobility!  But unfortunately, it also adds to your list of expenses. The good news is that although fuel, maintenance and services are part of car ownership, running costs can be reduced effectively by adopting a few good habits. The more conservatively you drive, the more you ...

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Driving Skill for Life: Nigeria Auto Journalists Experience

Second day of the Nigerian Auto Journalists Training Workshop held at the weekend attracted a German born trainer, Derek Kirkby, Ford DSFL training Director, South Africa, who took participants through a theoretical session of Driving Skill for Life (DSFL)and later practical motoring on Coscharis Test track. Derek explained: Before you jump inside your car and drive off, take 15 seconds to ...

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Guard Against Fatigue-Related Accident on Long Journeys

Drivers need to be properly rested before setting off on long journeys, says breakdown and road safety organisation, GEM Motoring Assist. The warning comes as thousands of families and couples make plans for summer holidays that could involve road journeys of several hundred miles. Being tired, when you’re driving raises the risk of a collision, because you’re less aware of ...

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