With summer just around the corner, many motorists in the UK will be heading off the sunnier climes on a longer road trip to Spain. Whether you are driving to Spain or hiring a car in the country during your holiday, there are several things you need to be aware of. Here are some of […]
Category: Driving best practices
With an increased interest in the environmental impact the products we buy are having on the planet, it’s probably no surprise that more and more consumers are looking for alternatives to the petrol and diesel cars that currently dominate the automotive market. This is why we are seeing an increase in the number of electric […]
Your tyres are four of the most critical aspects of your car, and not taking proper care of them can have serious consequences. If your tyres are poorly maintained, it can impact your vehicle’s performance, efficiency and safety. Tyres, like anything on your car, require regular maintenance to keep them in good condition and performing […]
Today’s cars are generally well-designed and well-made. They are safer to driveand less likely to break down. Which means if you hear strange noises, you need to pay attention. What to do if you hear a noise If you hear a noise you haven’t heard before, don’t worry. Cars aren’t quiet. Here, we look at […]
There’s nothing more annoying than the scratches on your car that detract from its aesthetic as well as the value. Whether it was your fault, an accident, gravel hitting your car while driving or from another motorist, scratches can happen at anytime. But, if a vehicle scratch is bothering you, what can you do about […]
It used to be the case that all automatic gearboxes were all, more or less, the same and operated in the same way, offering the same features. Nowadays, you have car manufacturers who break the mould with their versions of gearboxes, and rightly so. The problem is, it can be quite confusing for the average […]
Not only have speeding penalties increased since the end of April, but the second price to pay for those changes is a car insurance increase. UK drivers who receive speeding points will face additional expenses for insurance premiums. Six points will lead to almost a 76% increase in insurance premiums.
Nowadays, there are still chauffeurs on UK roads. Today, a recognisable wardrobe is no longer needed; discretion is essential. These drivers need to be precise and think of all the risks, as they often have high-class clients. They have special rules for a car and driving that are required to be taking into account.
It’s not good manners to use a horn. Sometimes, it can be used in situations when other drivers’ behaviour is dangerous to other road users but still only with a small amount of usage. However, it’s not allowed to use a horn in built-up areas between 11:30 pm and 7:00 am.
Without proper knowledge of towing allowance, drivers can earn four to six points and a £1,000 fine. By law, B license holders are allowed to pull a combined maximum authorised mass (MAM) of 4.25 tonnes. A 4X4 Jeep with a family caravan may be too heavy for B drivers. You will need a B+E license.