We’re all trying to save money one way or another. With fuel prices fluctuating, you may want to get the most out of your money when driving and increase your MPG. For most people buying a newer, fuel efficient car is out of the question unless you can wait for the fuel savings to benefit over the years. This handy guide will demonstrate some fuel efficiency savings to help you cut your driving costs. Read more!
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Determine fuel consumption, grip in wet weather and tyre noise via tyre labels
Since 2012, tyres have been clearly labelled to provide advice based on the tyres performance due to European regulation (1222/2009). You may also find the symbols on tyre websites, leaflets and promotional adverts. This enables you to choose the right kind of tyre for your needs and understand how it will perform in wet weather conditions, how fuel efficient the tyre is likely to be and the noise it may generate on contact with the road. This guide will help explain what you should be looking for and the meaning of each symbol on tyres.
A smooth ride on the road is not just down to good suspension and tyres. Wheel alignment and wheel balance can be checked at regular service intervals, or when new tyres are fitted. However, if you encounter problems with vibrations or drifting when driving check the following steps to try and determine the problem.
Careful as you might be, losing keys can easily happen to anyone. Hopefully you have a spare and only lose the keys for a short period of time but when you’re away from home and don’t have spare keys it can be very frustrating. This helpful guide will tell you the next steps and ways in which you can get replacements or recover keys lost inside a vehicle.
Your car’s suspension is not just for comfort when driving but it’s essential to keep your car safe. If your suspension has failed you could experience stopping or turning the vehicle. If you notice any signs that we’re going to discuss in this article, then don’t hesitate to get your suspension checked out by a professional before it’s too late.