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How to pass an MOT test

Wednesday 10th February 2021

Is your vehicle due its annual MOT test? Ensure your car has the best chance of passing with our top tips on how to pass an MOT. 8 things to check before your car’s MOT 1. Tyres One of the most common reasons for a vehicle to fail its MOT is due to incorrect tyres. There are multiple checks you c... Read More

Tyre Storage

Wednesday 10th February 2021

As the seasons change throughout the year, many drivers in the UK consider changing their seasonal tyres. But the big question is, how do you correctly store the tyres which you are not using? That’s where our tyre storage guide comes in – helping you understand tyre storage bags, how to store tyres... Read More

Why you should upgrade your wiper blades

Monday 8th February 2021

Many drivers in the UK are not aware of the risks and dangers that having faulty wiper blades poses to their vehicle, and their safety. Typically, many people wait until an MOT or service to be told there is a problem with their windscreen wipers – however, this guide will inform you of why you shou... Read More

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

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