Here's five useful car gadgets for Christmas, none of which we would turn up our noses at.
Delaying the inevitable "are we there yet?", this gift is as much for you as your children. Whatever you do, do not leave any child out of the picture.
Go for TomTom because of the traffic- avoiding updates and ease of use. Some have eco functions to help you find the route that will use the least gas.
A boon when you are a grubby car-user, and you will be surprised how much loose change, lost USB sticks and sim cards you can find with one.
Now the police really are looking for driving phone users, one of these can save you an awful lot of grief. Some SatNavs have this built-in.
Cheap, useful and terrific for ridding the car's body of seagull guano before it eats through the paint, a sachet of these is so good to have.
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