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

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Technology

How to encrypt your email

Could you keep your emails safer with encryption?

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Motoring

Christmas gift guide for motorists

Our pick of some of the best Christmas gift ideas for the budding motorist.

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Motoring

The meanings of car badges

We reveal the meanings behind ten of the car logos we’ve come to know and love.

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Relationships

How to give a sincere compliment

If you're worried about seeming creepy when you compliment, this guide should help.

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A model car next to a calculator to represent a UK car that's the cheapest to run
Motoring

What cars best retain their value?

Carlton suggests cars that won’t break the bank - or leave you stranded at the side of the road.

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Donnington Historic Car Show
Motoring

The UK's must-see car shows

Plan your summer with our guide to some of the best car and motoring shows in the UK.

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Motoring

How to rent your car out

- in other words, how to earn money by doing absolutely nothing…

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A model car perched on coins to represent the UK's cheapest cars to run
Motoring

The cheapest cars in the UK to repair

The UK’s most popular cars probably owe their popularity to the fact that they're almost all cheap to fix.

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A young woman and a driving instructor in a car to represent the graduated driving licence
Motoring

What is the graduated driving licence?

The graduated driving licence is a positive move that should help keep your grandchildren safer.

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