Second hand cars and maintenance tips

Our family has grown in the past 12 months. Now as a family of four, we need a bigger family car instead of us all squeezing into my small car. In the next few months we will be starting to look around for a reasonably priced family car. Now there is pros and cons of buying a new car or…

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Introducing The Car Safety Rules To Your Kids

Car safety is a big deal. If you know how to get behind a wheel, start the engine up, and then obey all the rules of the road to get from A to B, then you’ve got a great life skill on your side. You’ve got a car, and you’ve got kids to go in the car, and that means…

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Getting Your Car Ready For Christmas

Christmas is nearly upon us. The whole month of December is a busy month and things like making sure your car is ready for Christmas can be put by the wayside. But most of us will be using the car at some point over the Christmas period. Whether that means driving to family for Christmas dinner or heading to the…

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How To Drive Safely – Car Checklist

As a nation we spend a lot of time on the roads. The average driver travels more than 6500 miles a year. If you commute this figure is a lot higher. So you can understand that the need to drive safely and have a roadworthy car is extremely important.

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Essential car maintenance checks for beginners

It has to be about 14 years since I passed my driving test. In that time the test has changed significantly. Now learner drivers find themselves demonstrating and pointing out car maintenance checks at the start of their driving test. I’m afraid it’s not just about the emergency stop, the three point turn or parallel parking anymore. I still struggle…

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MOT and Summer Car Check Tips

The Summer holidays are here. The weather is hot and sunny and the days long. If you are thinking of taking advantage of these hot days and taking a driving holiday, whether it be in the UK or driving across the channel abroad your car needs to be in tip top condition. Did you know that in the Summer, the…

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