20 Fuel Saving Tips
Sep07

20 Fuel Saving Tips

The increasing price of fuel is on the minds of most drivers these days. We have 20 fuel-saving tips that can be surprisingly effective. 1) Remove all non-essential items from your car and don’t forget to include the boot! 2) One of the easiest and most effective ways to conserve fuel is to change driving styles. Change up into a higher gear as soon as its possible, correct use of gears can save you up to 15% of your fuel bill....

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Back to school road safety tips for your children
Sep03

Back to school road safety tips for your children

As the long summer holidays draw to a close and the school run starts again  we have some tips for drivers Tips for Drivers: Plan ahead and be alert when driving to the school and take extra care to compensate for the fact that children won’t always be paying attention, and are easily distracted. For […]

As the long summer holidays draw to a close and the school run starts again  we have some tips for drivers Tips for Drivers: Plan ahead and be alert when driving to the school and take extra care to compensate for the fact that children won’t always be paying attention, and are easily distracted. For drivers this can create dangerous situations on the roads. Be vigilant and alert behind the wheel. You never know when a small child...

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Ten things to check before you take your car for its MOT.
Aug25

Ten things to check before you take your car for its MOT.

A few quick checks can make all the difference to getting a car through its MOT.   1. Check Mirrors Make sure all your mirrors are in place and check they’re not cracked, impairing your view or exposing a damaged edge. 2. Warning Lights If a warning light is showing on your dashboard before the […]

A few quick checks can make all the difference to getting a car through its MOT.   1. Check Mirrors Make sure all your mirrors are in place and check they’re not cracked, impairing your view or exposing a damaged edge. 2. Warning Lights If a warning light is showing on your dashboard before the MOT, get the problem sorted. If the tester turns on the ignition and a light shows you will fail your MOT. 3. Tyre Tread Having the right...

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Save Money on Fuel this Bank Holiday weekend
Aug23

Save Money on Fuel this Bank Holiday weekend

As we gear up for the bank holiday weekend the price of fuel is on the minds of most drivers, so here are some ways you can save this weekend writes Geraldine Herbert Did you know by applying four simple fuel saving measures you could save yourself some money this weekend These are: Removing the […]

As we gear up for the bank holiday weekend the price of fuel is on the minds of most drivers, so here are some ways you can save this weekend writes Geraldine Herbert Did you know by applying four simple fuel saving measures you could save yourself some money this weekend These are: Removing the roof-top cargo box Shopping around for fuel Checking and optimising tyre pressures every month Removing excess weight from inside the car A...

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The seven most important questions to ask when buying a used car
Aug06

The seven most important questions to ask when buying a used car

Sellers have a legal responsibility to give you accurate and truthful answers so ensure you ask the right questions writes Geraldine Herbert When buying from a private seller you do not have the same consumer rights as you do when buying a car from dealership, it is very much a case of ‘buyer beware. However […]

Sellers have a legal responsibility to give you accurate and truthful answers so ensure you ask the right questions writes Geraldine Herbert When buying from a private seller you do not have the same consumer rights as you do when buying a car from dealership, it is very much a case of ‘buyer beware. However it is an offence for a seller to withhold or provide misleading information about the car so with this in mind there are...

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