A Quick Guide to Checking Your Tyres This Winter

by admin on December 30, 2016

Checking Your Tyre TreadYour tyres can take quite a battering as they cope with your daily journeys and commutes. They put up with a lot so it is important to keep them in good condition and change them when required to do so. Here are our top tips on how to check you tyre treads, wear and tear and tyre pressure.

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Faster speed limits set to be introduced to help ease congestion

December 23, 2016

speedsThe festive period is almost upon us, and the government has brought some Christmas cheer to motorists up and down the country.  Highways England, the company in charge of Motorways up and down the country, have announced they are set to introduce a trial that will see speed limits imposed on motorways under maintenance will be increased from 50mph to 60mph.

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Driving Tired As Serious As Driving Drunk

December 23, 2016

drivingdrunkWe’ve all done it. Whether it be our kids ringing us at the dead of night for a lift home from a night out, the thought of that dreaded presentation at working keep you up, or you’ve not been quite 100% had an interrupted night’s sleep and got behind the wheel when you’re feeling far from fresh.  Well, a recent survey by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found that driving tired can be as dangerous as those who are drunk.

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Are Repair Centres Hiking Insurance Costs??

December 4, 2016

insurance2It’s no secret that motor insurance costs are on the rise and have been for many years. For a long time this added cost was always attributed to fraudsters and compensation-seekers driving up the cost through unethical claims, however, a recent survey has suggested the buck may lie at the feet of repair centres.

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Larger Parking Bays Forecasted Nationwide

December 3, 2016

parkingWe all know that claustrophobic feeling, pulling into your local supermarket or shopping centre car park and wondering ‘Is there enough room for me?’, then you assess there probably is, but all of a sudden you’re regretting that Sunday roast as you realise you have to squeeze between yourselves and the car next to you.

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What to do if you put the wrong fuel in your car.

December 2, 2016

It may seem impossible to make that mistake but it happens to an estimated 150,000 motorists every year. All it takes is a momentary lapse in concentration, or driving a different car than usual and before you know it you have put the wrong fuel in your car whilst at the petrol station forecourt. We […]

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Winter Driving Tips 2016

November 2, 2016

novwinterdrivingNovember is almost upon us, the cold weather is beginning to set in and we are entering a period when driving conditions become much tougher. There’s no need to worry though, as we’re on hand to give you some crucial advice that will help keep you safe on the busy winter roads.

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Is your car ready for winter?

October 31, 2016

It has certainly become a lot cooler recently you may have got yourself ready for winter with warmer clothes and getting the heating in your house on the go but have you thought about your car and whether it is ready to tackle the upcoming onslaught of rain, wind and snow. If you don’t have […]

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More Reasons Not to Use Your Phone Whilst Driving!

October 26, 2016

Penalties for driving whilst using your phone are changing, and this may make you think twice about sending that snapchat, or answering that call whilst behind the wheel.

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Britain’s motorists concerned about smart motorways

September 29, 2016

Motorway hard shoulders have always been a place of sanctuary on some of the UK’s busiest roads. They are a safe place to stop in the event of a vehicle breakdown, and ensure that the traffic on the motorway keeps moving.

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