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
Damage to vehicles from potholes is a serious and growing issue in the UK. With research revealing over 6.3million drivers had their cars damaged by potholes throughout 2016 at an average cost of £108.60 per incident. Unfortunately, the UK’s roads are not being repaired fast enough, so drivers are at an increasing risk of damage
With the rise of the digital age, people are using search engines and social media more and more, with around 3.5billion searches a day on Google alone. With the vast amount of knowledge available online, people take to Google and other platforms to find answers to their problems – whether it’s health, relationships or car
MOT’s are a thing every car owner will have to endure once every 12 months after their car is over 3 years old. The test is designed to ensure the car is roadworthy and safe to drive. If a car doesn’t pass MOT legal requirements it cannot legally be taxed, insured or driven – and
How often do you spot a good deal on a used car on Autotrader or similar websites? Well, as the saying goes, if it sounds good to be true, it probably is and saving some money on the initial cost might end up costing you much more in unexpected repairs down the line.
If you’re set on getting yourself a replacement car this year, there are several factors you should consider when budgeting that you may have overlooked when looking for a replacement vehicle. Adequate planning for these added expenses will make switching to a newer car as stress-free as possible and ensure that you are not left
No one likes an unexpected breakdown, and the motorway is perhaps the scariest place to do so. With higher speeds, more vehicles and three lanes to manoeuvre; not acting fast can result in you becoming stranded on the road. Different situations should also encourage different reactions, a warning light is not always a reason to
Have you ever considered the strain the summer can put on your vehicle? The RAC note they often receive a 20% influx in out-calls during this period. Journeys are often longer in the Summer months and vehicles are prone to more problems, whether it’s hotter roads damaging your tyres or sun rays wearing away your
Electric Vehicles have seen a significant surge in popularity in the recent time – with around 85,000 new registrations of plug-in cars in January 2017, in comparison to just 3,500 in 2013. The reason for this surge can be put down to the lower maintenance and running costs, reduction of CO2 emissions and various grants
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.