Having a car accident can be a traumatic experience for the driver and passengers even if it’s just a minor car accident. Shunting the car in front by failing to brake in time, or pulling out of a junction and not seeing a car round a blind corner can all cause these types of minor car incidents. Fear not though, in this article we’ll point out what to do next once you’ve been in a minor scrape on UK roads and when there are no injuries to any parties involved.
Ever wondered about how your car’s engine works? Many of us just take it for granted but understanding the engine can make you feel a little more knowledgeable when talking to a mechanic or breakdown specialist should there be an issue with your car’s engine. This article briefly explains the main parts of the engine and what they do without the jargon.
Life keeps us very busy these days and finding time to look after your car can be difficult enough, hence why many people decide to get their car serviced at their local garage. For those that try to attempt this themselves it can be fairly simple to carry out. However for the less knowledgeable or impatient car owners, these tasks can do more damage than harm. Therefore, this article demonstrates the top 5 car maintenance mistakes that you should avoid. Read more!
Driving on UK roads can be precarious at times, especially during difficult weather conditions not forgetting having to watch out for careless drivers. To add to that, the deterioration of road surfaces during the winter where water freezes, expands and opens up cracks in the tarmac, can be a real problem causing you to swerve or if you’re unlucky hit the potholes and damage your vehicle. In this article we’ll go through the process of avoiding and claiming for pothole damage to your car.
Getting your car serviced each year is pretty much essential if you want to keep it running smoothly, keep it’s value, avoid losing the warranty and lower the risk of breakdowns. This article gives you the key tips on how to choose a garage – whether it’s a main dealer or independent garage – to get your car serviced.
It’s that time of year when the cold weather in the UK will appear and with January hitting you hard in the wallet, saving money on fuel when using your car or van is going to be welcome information. Hence why we’ve created this article explaining our top tips on improving your fuel economy in the cold English weather.
With the New Year approaching, it’s sensible to give your car some TLC whilst you’ve got the time before you return to work. Here are our top tips to maintain and keep your car running in the New Year!
It may not be as cold as we’re used to in the UK this Christmas but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be prepared for all possibilities so that we’re not caught out this Christmas. Here are our top 5 tips to keep you safe and warm this Christmas when you’re on the road.
Towing vehicles using your car sounds simple enough but there are many rules in the UK you need to adhere to in order to be legal. Whilst these rules are covered in depth on the https://www.gov.uk/towing-with-car website, we’ll try to digest these legalities into a more user-friendly fashion but please remember that the rules can change at any time, so it’s best to double-check the gov.uk website to be absolutely sure.
Despite the unusually warm weather for Halloween this year, it’s a good time to get your car ready for the winter now before it gets too cold. With Christmas coming up and the busy rush on the roads getting to see relatives at Christmas time, you’ll want your car to be well prepared for slippery icy roads, heavy rain and snowfall. This brief article will help you check your car’s vital signs for Winter in an update to our original article last year.