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Tips for driving with children in the car

Friday 9th April 2021

Looking to embark on a long journey with the kids, but unsure how to a) keep them entertained; b) how to establish ground rules; and c) adhere to child car seat laws? That’s where our guide comes in. Providing you with tips for driving with children in the car, as well as detailed advice on child ca... Read More

How to tell if you need new brake pads

Thursday 18th March 2021

Brakes are arguably one of the most important parts of your vehicle – knowing you can stop carefully, in a safe distance, at any time you require, leads to a better more relaxed driving experience. But often, our vehicles’ brakes can begin to experience natural wear and tear, which can mean they cou... Read More

Wheel alignment FAQs

Friday 12th March 2021

Wondering how important wheel alignment is, and why you need it for your vehicle? Or perhaps how long a wheel alignment would take, and how much it costs? There are many questions around wheel alignment and tracking – which is why we’ve put together our guide to answering the most frequently asked q... Read More

MOT classes explained

Friday 5th March 2021

MOT test classes Unsure which MOT class your vehicle would belong to? Our dedicated guide on MOT test classes will advise you which class your vehicle would be categorised into, and what types of vehicles are covered in each of the classes. What MOT class is my vehicle? When your vehicle has its... Read More

How to prepare your car for wetter weather

Friday 5th March 2021

With April showers fast approaching, how can you best prepare your vehicle for the change in season? It’s one thing preparing for wintery conditions, but wet slippery surfaces need to be considered just as carefully. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to ensure your vehicle is as best prepared... Read More

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    - Basingstoke - Oct 26, 2020
  • I booked and paid online for four new tyres and everything was done as expected at the time agreed. Very happy with the tyres and the service provided.

    - andrew, Dunstable - Nov 2, 2020
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    - Mansfield - Oct 13, 2020
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