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Should over 60s have to retake their driving test?

Monday 19th October 2020

Currently, UK law says that when a driver reaches the age of 70, they must renew their license if they wish to continue driving. Drivers must then renew their license every three years from this point. This is in place to protect drivers, pedestrians and cyclists from avoidable incidents as eyesight... Read More

Winter car safety checklist

Friday 16th October 2020

How to prepare a car for winter With the nights drawing in, the temperature plummeting and the leaves falling from the trees, winter is certainly on it’s way. But how can you ensure your vehicle is prepared for the colder season? From winter driving advice to winter car safety tips, our guide has y... Read More

How can drivers help the environment?

Thursday 15th October 2020

Why driving is bad for the environment The impact that vehicles have on the environment can be quite damaging, but what is it that causes this adverse effect? Vehicle exhausts release hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides which, together, react with sunlight to increase the ground-level ozone. They also... Read More

Research reveals Manchester is the road rage capital of the UK

Monday 12th October 2020

Many of us have found ourselves getting frustrated whilst driving, so we recently conducted research to find out more about road rage in the UK. For those of you who are regularly on the roads, you probably won’t be surprised to hear that a shocking 60% of UK drivers said that they have be... Read More

How to charge a car battery

Friday 9th October 2020

Wondering how to charge a car battery correctly? Or how long it takes for a car battery to charge? Our guide to charging batteries has you covered with everything you need to know. Firstly, it’s important to understand why you might need to charge your battery. Your car’s battery can become flat fo... Read More

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