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Best Suburbs to Practicing Driving and Parking – Melbourne

Getting behind the wheel for driving practice is the best way to become a better driver. Whether you’ve just passed your learners test or you’ve been logging hours for your upcoming driving test, gaining confidence and familiarity with driving in Melbourne is going to help you on your way to getting a full licence. But as a new driver, you’re

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What is the Proper Way to Clean Car Seats?

Cleaning car seats is not an easy task. It can be uncomfortable, time-consuming, and let’s face it, who really knows how to clean car seats the right way? Sure, you can get them professionally cleaned. But it’s not exactly cost effective to have your car seats serviced as frequently as they need. The best approach: become your own car seat

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How Car Lights and Signals Work and What do they Mean?

Car signals are one of those pieces of car mechanics that we don’t often give much thought to. We learn how to use them to get through the driver test. Sometimes we get annoyed with other drivers who don’t use them. We may wonder whether we’re using them right in other states. Most of us certainly don’t know much about

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Are there Ways to Double Park Successfully?

With parking at a premium, double parking can sometimes feel like the only viable option. And it’s a practice that many of us see on the roads everyday. A driver may double park in front of a school waiting for their kids to hop in the back. Someone may pull up behind another driver vacating a prime parallel parking space.

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Best Suburbs to Practicing Driving and Parking – Sydney

Driving practice is the best way to become a more comfortable and skilled driver. But that doesn’t mean that you should hop on the nearest roadway and go without a plan. After all, Sydney is a city with some intense traffic, and you want to steer clear of the really congested areas until you’re confident behind the wheel. That’s why

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Does the Colder Weather Affect your Vehicle?

If the temperatures have been dropping in your area, you might be wondering what kind of car maintenance you should be doing. Does cooler weather affect your vehicle’s effectiveness? Should you be thinking about tyre pressure? And how long is too long when it comes to warming up a cold engine? Parkhound has the answers to all of your winter

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The Best Transport Apps to Use in Australia

Our roadways and car parks are so busy these days. We’re lucky to have a range of transport apps to make driving, parking, and public transport easier. But you might be wondering which ones will give you the best minute-by-minute traffic updates, reliable directions and parking availability.  Here at Parkhound, we are in constant awe of the software that makes

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What’s the Deal with Parklets?

You might have noticed parklets gaining momentum in the last few years. Not only are they popping up in trendy neighbourhoods, but you can also find them in places where you least expect them. Sometimes they last for no more than a few days, while others stick around for years. And, each one is unique – you can see parklets

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Parking in the Suburbs: Bondi Junction

Because there are so many fun things to do in Bondi Junction, many of us wonder how to find the best Bondi Junction parking. Which areas are “no go” zones? Which ones always have available parking? And how can you find the cheapest parking in the area? Here at Parkhound, we’ve been asking those exact questions. Here’s your thorough guide

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