car-1168159_640Most of us get into our car daily, without giving it a second thought. We drive the same stretches of road to work every day and it can be easy to switch off to what is going on around us. We often get distracted by numerous different things, without even realising.

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What does the 2017 Budget mean for motorists?

March 21, 2017

wallet-1263532_640The annual budget can be confusing and there is a lot of information to take in, especially when it comes to working out how it will affect your everyday life. There was a lot of motoring points made when the spring budget was announced earlier this month. We are going to take you through exactly what the plans are for the UK automotive industry and road network and how it could affect you.

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Drivers Urged To Put Their Phones Away In New Crackdown

March 21, 2017

mobile-1209058_640Using your phone behind the wheel has always been frowned upon, and it became a law in 2003, that if caught you would face penalty points and a fine. However this hasn’t stopped a staggering number of motorists texting, browsing the internet, and even snapchatting all while in control of a vehicle.

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A Quick Guide to Checking Your Tyres This Winter

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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