New Driver Guide

Passing your test and getting behind the wheel of your first car is an exciting time, but there are many choices and decisions that you need to make before signing on the dotted line. To help with those we have created a new driver guide.

Keeping your car in good working order is just as important, so we’ve put together this handy quick reference guide for new drivers to help make the process of buying, servicing and repairing your pride and joy even easier.

The New Driver Guide Covers

This handy free new driver guide includes information covering:


  • Should I buy a new or used car?
  • Should I visit a franchised dealer or independent garage?
  • How do I find and choose a local garage?
  • What happens if something goes wrong after I have bought a car or had it serviced?
  • Checklist for buying a new car
  • Checklist for servicing your car

You can download our guide for buying and servicing your first car here

Alternatively, click on the picture of the new driver guide below, which will open it in a new window.

We’ve also created an editable version for businesses. If you’d like a copy that you can tailor with your company logo and contact details, please email us at:



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