8 Mar

Factors That Can Influence Your Car Insurance Rates

It is without a doubt that car insurance is one of the most commonly discussed topics on any car blog. With there being so many details that can be discussed. Today, we are going to share with you some factors that can influence the cost of your car insurance. 1- Your AgeOne of the more commonly known factors to influence your car insurance rate is your age. With older drivers paying less for their car insurance than younger drivers. The main reason behind this is the experience they have behind the wheel, with younger drivers not being behind the wheel for as long meaning they are not as experienced. 2- Your Gender Surprisingly your gender can also influence the rate of your car insurance. With young men generally having to...
7 Jan

Driving Safely In Snow

Driving in the snow and ice can be extremely dangerous. Today, we are going to share with you some safety tips for driving in the snow and ice. Before driving it is important to ensure that you have allowed your car time to warm up before driving. This is important to ensure the engine is running to the best of its ability. Before driving you will also need to scrape your car windows if it has been snowing. It is important to do this so you have clear visibility. You should also remove any snow from the roof of your car as this may fall and block your vision. When driving in the snow, it is important to remember that your braking distance will be much longer. You will need...
10 Nov

Ensuring Your Car Is Winter Ready

In this article, we are going to discuss ways to ensure that your car is winter ready. Winter is slowly creeping up on us, therefore it is extremely important for our cars to be safe this winter. Tyre Condition It is important that you check the condition of your tyres. Ideally, you want your tyres to be the best quality, with a 3mm of depth. Helping to grip your car to the icy roads. Windscreen Condition Check the condition of your windscreen. When completing this check look out for any chips. These can worsen in the colder months. It is recommended that these are fixed before winter hits. Breakdown KitBefore winter hits, you should also update your breakdown kit. You will need to include more items than a summer breakdown...
9 Oct

Importance Of Having A Clean Car

It is extremely important for your car to have a clean interior and exterior. Today, I am going to tell you a few reasons why. Keeping your cars interior clean is important for one main reason. This being that mess can pose as a distraction. This can lead to many things, such as crashes. Keeping your car clean will help to prevent this distraction, making you a much safe driver on the road. Your cars exterior is even more important to keep clean. An area of your cars exterior which you must keep clean is your number plate. A number plate which is not visible could gain you points on your license. This is because it would make your car illegal to drive. This is the same with your lights,...
27 Sep

Essential Car Checks Before A Long Journey

Before heading on a long journey, there are some very essential checks which you should complete. 1- LightsIt is extremely important that you check all of your lights are in working order. This includes you head lights, high beams, indicators, break lights and reverse lights. 2- Oil Level This is one of the most important checks to complete. You need to check that your oil level is correct. This is because oil important to help your engine run smoothly. You can check this by using your cars dip stick under to bonnet. 3- Fuel LevelOne of the most obvious but likely to be forgotten is your fuel level. It is extremely handy to have a full tank before heading out on a long journey. This is because fuel is needed...