Category: Driving Tip

Aug 16, 2019
Understanding Dashboard Light Colours

No driver wants to see a dreaded warning light pop up on the dashboard and understanding exactly what your vehicle is trying to tell you with these lights can be complicated. As well as there being various lights for different issues, these lights are also colour coded depending on the severity and type of warning. […]

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Aug 12, 2019
Top Tips For Extending The Life Of Your Car’s Battery

Getting stranded because of a flat battery can be incredibly stressful no matter where you are when it happens. Of course, batteries to have a specific life span and you will need to replace your car’s battery at regular intervals. However, there are things you can do to make sure you get the most (and […]

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Jun 29, 2019
Top Tips For Driving In Torrential Rain

With the recent downpours that have made us wonder when summer is going to arrive, it is playing havoc with the roads too. Floods and downpours have affected the whole transport network with train cancellations and parts of major motorways closed. Vehicle breakdown companies have been reporting a huge number breakdowns during this period of […]

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Jun 14, 2019
How To Find The VIN Code In Your Car

No matter if you prefer manual or automatic gearboxes, seven-seater or two-seater cars, every vehicle you drive will have a unique Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). It is like having a fingerprint for your vehicle, as each car will have a different VIN code that can be used to identify it. What is a Vehicle Registration […]

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Jun 08, 2019
Are You Invalidating Your Car Insurance Without Knowing?

Having valid car insurance is a legal requirement for every driver and is designed to keep you and other road users safe. After you have purchased car insurance, it is essential that you don’t do anything that could restrict or invalidate your cover, either accidentally or not. If you do invalidate your car insurance, it […]

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Jun 03, 2019
Top Tips For Driving In Spain

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 […]

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May 11, 2019
Should I Buy An Audi?

Audi is probably one of the most recognisable car brands on the market today thanks to its iconic logo of four inter-connected circles.  Part of the Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft Group (or Volkswagen AG), the first Audis rolled off the production line in 1965.  Since then, the company has built a reputation for well-built, well-designed cars that […]

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Apr 18, 2019
How To Get More From Your Tyres

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 […]

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Apr 15, 2019
What You Need to Know About New Fuel Tax

While the Chancellor of the Exchequer froze fuel duty for the ninth consecutive year during the last budget, the introduction of WLTP (Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure) and the increased use of electric cars, means that he may need to rethink this in the coming years. What is the fuel tax? Fuel tax, which […]

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Apr 10, 2019
Diagnosing Strange Car Noises

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 […]

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