28 Mar

Taking on a different attitude towards MOTs

MOTs can be a nuisance. Think of the money you have to spend on your vehicle every year, such as the following: Fuel costs Tax Insurance Servicing Repairs When we add MOT to this list it’s easy to feel a little outraged, however, there is one reason why you shouldn’t be too disappointed about having to put your vehicle through an MOT every year, and that is safety. If you care about the safety of yourself, your family and other drivers, an MOT is necessary and if you have to pay out for a few repairs, so be it. At least you will know that your vehicle is safe and you’ve had it thoroughly checked out for an expert. We all have to put our vehicles through MOTs and we...
30 Dec

Benefits of owning a campervan

A campervan can give your freedom, flexibility and affordability. It’s a wonderful way to see a different part of the world whilst staying in your very own little cabin of a home. You can design your campervan so that’s it’s built around your needs, so perhaps adding a coffee station, a laptop seating area or dining table and chairs may be a good option for you. You do have a limited space to work with but by designing cleverly you can have chairs and tables which work as storage spaces too. With a campervan that’s kitted out, you only need to pay for fuel. Just hit the road, drive up to a cool location and park on the street overnight, or perhaps find a cool camping area with conveniences such...
24 Nov

The dangers of driving at Christmas

With Christmas just days away now, we feel it’s important to highlight some of the dangers that road users will face as we near this big festive celebration. The roads will, of course, be slippy, the weather will be close to freezing, and the days will feel shorter too if that’s even possible! The UK is not the friendliest of places during winter, and you do need to stay safe on the roads in these quite harsh conditions. It’s best to not to drive during the days leading up to Christmas because the roads are incredibly busy and people are often rushing around. If you desperately need to drive somewhere then go ahead, however, you should make sure everything on your car is working as intended. Your heater should clear...
19 Oct

A few tips to make your car winter-ready

The British winters have been a little unpredictable over the past few years, that’s why preparing your car for any winter weather conditions is a smart idea. Making alterations to your vehicle ready for the icy or even snowy periods of weather will not only improve the safety of your car but reduce the risk of injury to yourself and others around you too. Tyres are an important part of your car that should be checked regularly all year round, including the amount of tread left and the condition of the tyre walls. That said, there are some things you may want to know when it comes to snowy or icy conditions. During snow, you can reduce the pressure in your tyres to improve the grip on the surface. Another...
19 Sep

All you need to know about insuring your car

When it comes to car insurances it can be difficult to know where to start. With so many different companies knowing which one is best for your needs at the best rate can certainly be a daunting task. Luckily there are a few price comparison sites that can help break down the costs into more understandable sections. The great thing about these sites is that you only have to fill in your information once and it will compare car insurance rates from thousands of companies. There are a few things that you will need to decide upon, such as the level of cover. There are three main levels with fully comprehensive covering the most. You will also have to fill in the amount of excess you are willing to pay...