The handbrake, or parking brake is essential when it comes to keep a car stationary when idle or parked. Finding the handbrake has failed can be not only frustrating but if you’ve parked on a hill it could cause an accident. In this article we’ll investigate what causes handbrake failure and provide the key signs to recognise a failing parking brake.
Ever wondered what those warning symbols on your VW’s dashboard mean? We’ll walk you through the meanings behind the VW dashboard warning lights to ensure you know what to do next in this guide. For the next few months we’ll be updating this article with more information to bring you a large list of VW warning light symbols to cross-check against. Read more!
Summertime temperatures can take their toll on your vehicle and discovering you have an overheating car can be alarming. We’ll discuss the symptoms of an overheating car and the possible causes behind it.
On June 10th 2019, a new smart motorway law came into force for UK drivers while using motorways which can produce an instant £100 fine if disobeyed. We’ll discuss the new law so you’re up to speed and help you avoid a fine.
If you’ve experienced water leaking out from underneath your car and it hasn’t been raining, you’re probably wondering where it’s coming from and what is causing the leak. We thought we’d point out the most common causes behind this issue and give you some help to ease your worries and keep your car running smoothly.
With this period of cold weather in the South West of England, many of us will be waking to snow on our cars in Bath. If you’re in a rush, or just want to get the snow clearing job done fast, don’t think it’s enough to just simply brush off the snow from your car’s windows. It’s actually advised to remove all of the heavy snow from your car, otherwise you could be fined. Here’s the reasons why…
We’re all busy these days and the last thing on your mind would be to update your UK driving licence with the DVLA. But forgetting to do so could land you with a major fine. We’ll quickly run through the main reasons why you may need to update your driving licence and avoid a £1,000 fine in the future.
Whether you’re a budding mechanic or just wanting to dabble in a little car maintenance at home, it’s important you are keeping safe when fixing your car. To avoid a trip to A&E or an appearance on You’ve Been Framed, we’ve put together some handy car maintenance safety tips for DIY car maintenance.
Adverse weather conditions can really hamper drivers on the roads with not only poor visibility but loss of control on the road surface. Heavy rain and flash flooding are one of the most hazardous conditions on the road and can strike sometimes without warning. We thought we’d give our best advice to stay safe when driving in the rain to help avoid any accidents.
No that’s not a bonfire you’re smelling, it’s some kind of burning smell coming from your car! Don’t panic. In this article we’ll help explain the possible causes of the burning smell inside your car and what you should do next. Read more!