As schools across the UK re-open following the latest national lockdown, a recent announcement from the DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) urges motorists to get their cars checked before returning to the roads. New DVSA data shows that between April and December 2020, over 650,000 defects were related to windscreen washers and screen wash
We all know how frustrating it can be when one of your tyres fails, particularly whilst driving. Generally speaking, taking appropriate precautions to maintain your tyres can significantly reduce the risk of failure, saving you money and preventing any accidents that can happen as a result of a damaged tyre. To ensure you don’t get
Are you paying huge amounts of money each year on driving? With fuel prices increasing by a staggering £5.44p a litre during April, it is no wonder you are looking for new ways to effectively reduce driving costs and maintain a healthy motoring budget. From purchasing a car that’s right for you, to eco-friendly driving
In addition to regular servicing, check-ups and general care, driving behaviours and habits have a big impact on the lifespan of your vehicle and in turn, cost drivers big money in avoidable repair costs. In this blog post, we’ll run through the most common bad driving habits and behaviours that can cause damage and reduce
For many people in the UK, motorway driving can be a source of stress; with some drivers actively avoiding motorway driving where they can. Whilst statistics show there are far few accidents on the motorway compared to other roads, the speed at which vehicles travel means incidents are often more severe. To reduce stress on
The term ‘smart motorway’ was officially introduced by the highways agency in 2013. These motorways are designed to control speeding, detect broken down vehicles and control hard shoulder closures in accordance with the volume of traffic on the roads. For many drivers, there will hardly seem any difference between these ‘smart’ motorways and regular motorways.
Petrol prices are always in the news, a few pence difference on your gallon of fuel can make a big difference to your motoring budget over a year. In the last decade prices have hit lows of 90p a litre in December 2008 to highs of £1.42 in April 2012. In recent years the price