Carlton Boyce

Carlton Boyce

Carlton gave up being a prison governor to become a freelance motoring journalist six years ago, and now earns his living travelling the world driving, photographing and writing about cars. He’s also previously worked as a lumberjack, police officer, retail manager, breakfast chef, and smallholder, allowing him to write about more than just cars.

Latest Articles from Carlton

Car rental salesman handing over a hire car key
Motoring

7 car hire company secrets

Lifting the lid on the things car hire companies would prefer you didn't know.

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Motoring

7 tips to get the best deal on car hire

Save money and avoid being ripped off.

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Petrol gauge on a car
Motoring

7 car hire rip-offs to avoid

Don't get caught out by extra or excessive charges and fees.

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Piles of receipts
Motoring

How to avoid car hire scams

Protect yourself from unexpected or excessive charges.

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Couple driving on holiday
Motoring

What is car hire excess insurance?

Get a good deal and avoid being ripped off with our guide.

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Couple driving in the sunshine
Motoring

How to hire a car

Useful tips to avoid being ripped off or caught out by hidden charges.

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Oil cap on a car
Motoring

5 things you didn't know about car oil

Is cheap engine oil as good as the expensive brands?

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Fluffy bunny mocktail
Food

Mocktail recipes

Fun and fabulous ideas for non-drinkers.

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Money

Refused a blue badge?

What you can do if your application or renewal has been refused.

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