Car Care

What are the correct UK stopping distances?

Friday 27th September 2019

Knowing the correct stopping distance, braking distance and thinking distance is important to keep safe on the roads. Tailgating – following other cars too closely – is not only one of UK driver’s biggest bugbears, but it’s dangerous, too. Learn how to calculate stopping distances and what affects s... Read More

How to keep your car cool without air con

Wednesday 14th August 2019

It’s summer, it’s warm, you’re out driving – the weather outside is certainly suggesting air conditioning is required to keep you cool! But what do you do when it isn’t blowing cold air as it should – or even if your vehicle doesn’t have air con at all? A driver’s summertime bugbear, having no cool... Read More

When do my wiper blades need replacing?

Thursday 25th July 2019

Noticed streaking or smearing on your windscreen or unusual noises when the wiper blades are in motion? Your windscreen wipers may need replacing. From how long wiper blades typically last to signs that your wipers need replacing, learn how to tell if you need replacement windscreen wipers today. H... Read More

How to improve fuel consumption

Monday 24th June 2019

Whether you’re a long-distance commuter or you spend your time on short but frequent journeys, the need to refill your petrol can come at the most inconvenient times. But what if you could improve your fuel consumption, and avoid spending half your life at the petrol station? Find out when your vehi... Read More

Illegal number plates explained

Tuesday 21st May 2019

Although personalised number plates can be a great way to put your individual stamp on your vehicle, it's important to know what makes number plates legal - and what to avoid. From the font used even down the correct character width, learn everything you need to know about illegal number plates toda... Read More

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