A flat car battery can be a huge inconvenience, especially during those cold winter months. Dead batteries are the number one cause of breakdowns in the UK so it’s sensible to keep your battery in the best possible condition by regularly maintaining it. Although batteries are subjected to wear and tear and will age and
Winter is almost upon us! The time of year when temperatures begin to drop and your ice scraper becomes your best friend. Along with regular servicing to avoid unexpected breakdowns, we’ve rounded up our top 5 winter accessories to keep you warm and safe on the roads this winter.
As part of the UK government’s plans to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, it is confirmed that green number plates are to be introduced from autumn 2020 as part of a wider plan to promote low-emission transport. The purpose of the green plate project is to encourage drivers to make the switch from more
As people slowly make a return to work, many will find themselves using their cars again every day after months of only using it infrequently. While it may be easy to assume that to an experienced driver, the physical ability to drive comes naturally, confidence and observational skills are just as crucial for road safety.
As we are in the midst of summer, many people are preparing for their next holiday, but whereas previous years have seen holiday goers jumping on board a flight, it would seem that an interest in staycations has peaked during UK lockdown. As restrictions continue to ease, many people are ditching the sky for the
Throughout the UK lockdown, the majority of households have no longer had to travel into work each day, meaning cars were left idle on driveways, car parks, streets and garages. With the country now in the early stages of returning to normality, drivers across the country are likely to begin using their vehicles more regularly.
On May 3rd 2020, we are delighted to be celebrating 30 years of Autocare Centre Chepstow. As a business, we have faced many challenges along our years of trading, but these are certainly the most unusual times we have celebrated an anniversary in. To celebrate 30 years of business, read our latest blog post to
In light of the coronavirus crisis, the Government has released a range of temporary measures to help boost the economy and support key workers in the fight against the virus. One of the more recent measures to be announced was a MOT extension from 30th March, meaning that MOT due dates for cars, motorcycles and
From 30th March 2020, MOT due dates for cars, motorcycles and light vans will be temporarily extended for 6 months. We urge extreme caution if you intend to drive a vehicle which does not have an MOT. Not only is this dangerous but drivers must still keep their vehicle in a roadworthy condition – a
On 23 March the Government stepped up measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus and save lives. All non-essential premises must now close. In response to this measure, we would like to reassure customers that we are still open for business to perform vital vehicle work including MOTs, servicing and repair. As an essential business,