Category: Driving best practices

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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Sep 26, 2019
Time-Saving Hacks: How To Demist Your Car Quickly

As the weather grows colder, you may find that you are needing to spend more of your time in the mornings demisting your vehicle. When you’re already late for work or trying to avoid the traffic, you need to begin your journey as quick as possible. So, to help you speed up the routine in […]

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Sep 22, 2019
What Is A Transmission Control Module?

While an automatic vehicle is loved for its simplicity and ease, it is still important to know how your vehicle works, just in case there is ever an issue. By having an understanding of what goes on under the bonnet means you are more likely to spot problems early on which usually means a cheaper […]

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Aug 16, 2019
The Best Ways To Keep Your Windscreen Spotless

There is little more annoying than when you have just had your car cleaned, only for your windscreen to get dirty again within a matter of hours. Windscreens are exposed to harsh elements (as well as birds!) on a regular basis, and it is no surprise that they collect dirt and grime quickly. No matter […]

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Aug 16, 2019
Why Is My Car’s Air Conditioning Not Working?

Air conditioning in vehicles can sometimes lose their cool and become less effective than they once used to be. There is a range of issues that can affect the air conditioning in a car with an automatic transmission, including not cooling, losing power and emitting bad odours. There are a number of reasons for these […]

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Aug 14, 2019
Which Tyres Should You Buy?

The tyres you choose for your car have a significant impact on its overall performance. Tyres affect the way your vehicle accelerates, steers, brakes and feels while driving. Whether you have a manual or automatic gearbox, your tyres will still make a big difference. When it comes to tyre shopping, there are thousands of different […]

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