If you’ve been looking at used car listings recently you’ve probably come across the phrase ‘full service history’. This indicates that the current owner has complete records of the maintenance carried out on a vehicle over the course of its life. It’s important to look for a full service history when buying a car as […]
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Can Inactivity Affect My Tyres? During the past lockdown year, many people have found themselves using their cars less and less over the past few months. With non-essential travel being restricted and many businesses working from home, the need to use cars has dwindled. But can this have a negative effect on the cars themselves? […]
When you’ve got a flat tyre or slow puncture, you should replace it as soon as possible. Not only is this for your safety, but also for the safety of everyone else on the road. But you may have heard that tyres should be replaced in axle pairs. Is this true? Put simple, yes, it […]
Looking after your car and getting it serviced on a regular basis can significantly reduce the risk of breakdowns and help ensure it runs smoothly. However, there’s always a possibility that something will go wrong when you’re behind the wheel and breakdowns can happen when you least expect them. This means it’s crucial that you […]
From thick fog to black ice, winter in the UK can present motorists with a whole range of challenges. To help you avoid danger when you’re behind the wheel, here are some safety tips that all drivers should know to drive safely in winter. Ice and snow The roads can be dangerous in winter when […]
Fuel economy might be high on your list of priorities when you’re looking for a new car, and with this in mind, you may be wondering whether to choose a vehicle that features automatic stop-start technology. Stop-start is a system on most modern cars that cuts the engine when the car is stationary in order […]
How many of us have seen the red fuel light flash on and carried on to our destination without stopping to fill-up at least once? We have all done it, but some people push it a little too far and can end up being responsible for a spate of traffic jams. In 2015, a survey […]
Firstly, what are run flat tyres? Start by opening the boot of your car, lift the floor cover up, what do you see? If it’s a spare tyre sat in the cavity or a foam filler tyre repair kit then your car isn’t fitted with run flat tyres. However, if you don’t see either then […]
Winter can really take its toll on vehicles. From faulty electrics to cracked windscreen wipers, you might experience a whole range of problems behind the wheel when colder weather sets in. So if you want to save yourself the hassle of a vehicle breakdown this chilly season, here are five ways to reduce the risk […]
Looking after your vehicle means making sure it is safe and comfortable to use. Checking the parameters of your vehicle’s tyres is an important step that shouldn’t be overlooked, and the tyre load index is just one aspect that will need to be investigated before investing in replacement tyres. What is the tyre load index? […]