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Over £351m Spent on Pothole Repairs

Thursday 21st January 2021

No matter how safely you drive, your vehicle can end up on the receiving end of pricey damage if the roads you drive on are uneven and littered with potholes. The team at Formula One Autocentres filed Freedom of Information requests with UK councils in order to determine the total damage that pothol... Read More

What makes a car roadworthy?

Tuesday 19th January 2021

In the UK, it is a legal requirement that vehicles must undergo an annual MOT test (after the vehicle’s third birthday) to maintain a safe level of roadworthiness. In order to prove your vehicle is roadworthy, it’s measured against multiple checks and guidelines set out by the DVSA which deem whethe... Read More

5 tyre care steps for keeping tyres in good condition

Thursday 14th January 2021

Once you’ve purchased the right tyres for your vehicle, it’s important to know how to best care for them. That’s why we’ve compiled a 5-step checklist to ensure your tyres are kept in the best condition possible. How to take care of car tyres 1. Tyre pressure Ensuring your tyre pressure is correc... Read More

Tips for driving at night

Monday 11th January 2021

Whether you’re a new driver, you’ve taken a break from driving for a while, or simply want to brush up on your skills of driving at night, our top tips on driving in the dark have you covered. With the additional challenges it can pose, late night driving can be more dangerous than daytime driving –... Read More

8 tips for driving after taking a break

Thursday 7th January 2021

Looking to get back behind the wheel after a short break away? This could be due to staying at home during lockdown, or if you had a change in circumstance, such as job or living situation, which meant you didn’t need to drive anymore. Whatever the reason, it’s likely you’ll want to take some steps... Read More

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Formula One Autocentres are a family owned company providing value, care and service locally for over 50 years
PROVIDING VALUE,
CARE & SERVICE
LOCALLY
FOR OVER 50 YEARS

What people are saying about us...

  • Brilliant fast and efficient service. Car was ready when they said it would be and all the staff were friendly. I will be using Formula One for all my motoring needs.

    - Martin, Polegate - Oct 30, 2020
  • Abbey Lane Leicester has great friendly staff and expert advice and workmanship. I woul not go anywhere else. Thank you

    - Leicester - Sep 2, 2020
  • Very helpful and polite staff, always explain well what needs to be done and why

    - Chelmsford - Sep 9, 2020
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