Category: Driving best practices

Dec 11, 2019
The Top Five Christmas Driving Tips

Last year, almost 2.5 million people hit the roads in the days leading up to Christmas, hoping to make it home to see family and friends or do some last-minute shopping. Traffic usually starts increasing around the 19th of December, with the Friday before Christmas often called ‘Frantic Friday’. Unfortunately, with so many cars on […]

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Dec 04, 2019
Why Won’t Your Car Start When It’s Cold?

Cold and wet weather can affect several different components of your car. If you start to have trouble getting your car going when the temperature drops, then there are a few possible causes. Problem With The Battery This is the most likely culprit on a frosty morning. The cold can cause your battery to lose […]

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Nov 27, 2019
What You Need To Know About Drink Drive Limits

Driving while under the influence of alcohol is still responsible for thousands of deaths and injuries each year. The accident rate is, in fact, still increasing each year. Here’s what you need to know to keep yourself and others safe. What Is The Legal Drink-Driving Limit? It depends where in the UK you are. Scotland […]

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Nov 19, 2019
Is Your Car Ready For Winter?

It is never a great experience when your car breaks down. But, in the dead of winter, it is even worse. As the weather gets cold, you should stay aware of warning signs that your car might be headed for a problem. Here are the top things to look out for, so that you don’t […]

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Oct 29, 2019
Top Tips To Reduce Your Vehicle Emissions

With a significant focus on the environment lately, more and more people are wondering how they can adopt greener, more environmentally friendly lives. However, you don’t have to give up your vehicle completely to lower your carbon footprint. There are ways you can reduce your car’s emissions for a cleaner, more economical and more environmentally […]

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Oct 15, 2019
Do Your Wiper Blades Need Replacing?

As autumn is well underway, we can expect a lot more rain and generally unfavourable weather conditions which can be hazardous when driving. While good visibility is essential all year round, the autumn months are when you may start to notice that the visibility in your car is reducing and that it may be time […]

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Oct 09, 2019
What To Do If Gears Slip In Your Automatic Gearbox

Automatic vehicles are known for their reliability and longevity. However, there are still some common issues that you may uncover during the lifespan of your car. One of these problems is when the transmission slips or won’t stay in the right gear for any length of time. If your transmission slips, then it is not […]

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Oct 05, 2019
How To Make Your Tyres Last Longer

From fuel to insurance, tax to maintenance, owning a car is not cheap. However, there are ways that you can make running a vehicle cheaper. The primary way to do this is through correct maintenance and following top tricks to make components of your vehicle last longer. So, to help you save money with your […]

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Oct 02, 2019
Car Maintenance Tips From The Movies

Many Hollywood blockbusters have featured an event that we never want to happen in our lives. No, not being attacked by a monster (we don’t want this either) or ending up with our love interest and having a happy ever after but having a vehicle breakdown. According to the Highways Agency, there are over 85,000 […]

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Sep 30, 2019
Are Winter Tyres Necessary In The UK?

While we have been enjoying the final days of summer, it is time to turn our attention to the colder, darker months ahead and the weather conditions to match. While across Europe, motorists will be switching to winter tyres, in the UK, most drivers don’t bother. But, do winter tyres make sense in the UK […]

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