Van Buying Tips
Jun27

Van Buying Tips

Thinking of buying a Van? Here are some ‘Van Buying Tips’ that you should bear in mind writes Suzanne Keane Size – Overloading is both dangerous and illegal so work out the size of van you need. A good rule of thumb is to add 15 per cent more than you think you will need. Space – What will you be carrying regularly and what is the biggest load you are likely to need to transport Cost – Consider the price, finance and how close you are...

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Overloading your Car
Jun05

Overloading your Car

Suzanne Keane advises that when it comes to your car less is most definitely more We’ve all seen those photos of overloaded cars online  – and of course that famous Mr. Bean scene….. But is there a limit to what you can put in your car and what could actually go wrong? It’s tempting to start […]

Suzanne Keane advises that when it comes to your car less is most definitely more We’ve all seen those photos of overloaded cars online  – and of course that famous Mr. Bean scene….. But is there a limit to what you can put in your car and what could actually go wrong? It’s tempting to start loading up the back seat once the boot is full but make sure you can still see out all the windows clearly and that nothing can fly forward...

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Beach Days
May20

Beach Days

Sun shining, tunes blaring and a trip to the beach… all great fun until your car gets stuck in the sand! Follow our tips below to reduce your chances of needing a tow to safety! 1. If there’s a car park – use it! Especially if your car is 2 wheel drive… Eliminate the risk […]

Sun shining, tunes blaring and a trip to the beach… all great fun until your car gets stuck in the sand! Follow our tips below to reduce your chances of needing a tow to safety! 1. If there’s a car park – use it! Especially if your car is 2 wheel drive… Eliminate the risk of getting stuck in sand by not driving on it! 2. If you do decide to drive onto the beach keep on the wet compacted sand. The soft fluffy sand may look nicer but...

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Getting Ready For Your MOT
May03

Getting Ready For Your MOT

With more than a million cars failing their MOT every year it makes sense to give your car the best chance of passing and to make the whole experience as stress free as possible! Suzanne Keane has some tips  The top reasons for vehicles failing include damaged tyres, exhaust problems, worn-out windscreen wipers, defective headlights […]

With more than a million cars failing their MOT every year it makes sense to give your car the best chance of passing and to make the whole experience as stress free as possible! Suzanne Keane has some tips  The top reasons for vehicles failing include damaged tyres, exhaust problems, worn-out windscreen wipers, defective headlights and broken brake lights but with a little preparation you can give your car the best chance of passing....

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Selling your car
Apr18

Selling your car

When selling  your car the first thing you  must decide is where to sell it writes Suzanne Keane You may have decided it’s time for a change of wheels or even planned the back-packing trip of a lifetime – but how exactly can you go about selling your car? The first thing you will need […]

When selling  your car the first thing you  must decide is where to sell it writes Suzanne Keane You may have decided it’s time for a change of wheels or even planned the back-packing trip of a lifetime – but how exactly can you go about selling your car? The first thing you will need to decide is whether you would prefer convenience or extra cash! 1. Dealership If you’re buying a new or nearly new car this is often the best option –...

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