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 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.
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.
It’s January, time for New Year’s resolutions, good intentions and healthier habits. Whilst for many of us this usually involves, drinking less alcohol, eating less sugary foods and trying to do more exercise. However, there are other areas where you can have resolutions – say for example how you look after your car. Not top
Are you taking proper care of your vehicles air conditioning unit? With the hot weather moving in, you are likely to be using your air conditioning more frequently, which is why it’s a good idea to carry out maintenance checks to help improve both the overall efficiency and lifespan of your unit. To help keep
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
With the summer holidays quickly approaching, you may already be considering a holiday away with the family in your Motorhome, Caravan or 4×4. Bliss! Before setting off, it is important to check that you have packed all of the necessary essentials and carried out a pre-trip vehicle inspection to rectify any potential issues with your
New rates of Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) will be enforced from April 2019 will see motorists paying more road tax if their vehicle does not meet Real Driving Emissions Step 2 (RDE2), a standard put in place to help reduce the amount of CO2 being emitted from vehicle exhausts. The amount of additional tax motorists
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