Millions of journeys occur daily on the UK’s busiest roads and motorways, and while most remain incident free, around 600 journeys a day result in breakdown. To bring awareness to this issue and to make motorways safer for drivers, Highways England have launched their biggest ever campaign, “Go Left”. The message of the campaign is
Your vehicle’s tyres serve as the point of contact with the road and so it is crucial that they are kept in good condition and are capable of keeping you and other road users safe. A study conducted by Tyresafe revealed that 57% of vehicles on UK roads are travelling with tyres inflated below the
It is UK law that every car over three years old requires an annual MOT test and an MOT certificate to legally be eligible to drive on UK roads. Not having a valid MOT certificate could result in fines, points being added to your license and even a driving ban. While approximately 70% of all
While your annual MOT ensures that your vehicle meets all safety requirements, it is recommended carrying out further safety checks at home, especially after a period of disuse. As the U.K finds itself once more in a national lockdown, it is likely that vehicles will be used less and therefore, it’s a good idea to
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