Winter Car Preparation
Oct25

Winter Car Preparation

With shorter days and darker evenings approaching it’s time to get ready for winter writes Suzanne Keane Firstly, make sure to keep the following items in the boot for emergencies – Torch Hi-Vis vest Raincoat Wellys Warm Blanket Warning triangle Phone number for a breakdown service Can of De-Icer   It’s a good time of year to get your car serviced and to get a general check-up done – as you don’t want to be stranded at the side...

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So Why Is My Car Battery Dead?
Oct08

So Why Is My Car Battery Dead?

Battery failure is one of the most likely causes of breakdown and despite what people may think they don’t actually last forever. Suzanne Keane explains some of the most common reasons for battery failure     One of the most common reasons for a car not starting is the battery. Your battery not only kick […]

Battery failure is one of the most likely causes of breakdown and despite what people may think they don’t actually last forever. Suzanne Keane explains some of the most common reasons for battery failure     One of the most common reasons for a car not starting is the battery. Your battery not only kick starts the engine but also keeps all electrical items running while you’re driving. The engine in turn recharges your...

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Flood Damage
Aug12

Flood Damage

With heavy rain a constant feature at this time of the year Suzanne Keane explains how to check your car for flood damage It’s never advisable to drive through floods but what do you do if your parked car is submerged in flood water? Once the water subsides more than likely you won’t be able to […]

With heavy rain a constant feature at this time of the year Suzanne Keane explains how to check your car for flood damage It’s never advisable to drive through floods but what do you do if your parked car is submerged in flood water? Once the water subsides more than likely you won’t be able to just jump in and drive it away! Firstly it’s important to figure out how deeply the car was submerged – you can usually see where the...

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Diono Radian Car Seat Review
Jul09

Diono Radian Car Seat Review

Suzanne Keane checks out the Diono Radian 5  car seat What is it? Diono is a brand from the USA who manufacture car seats, buggies and car seat accessories. Originally known as Sunshine Kids Juvenile Products they invented the first steel frame folding child seat in 2005 – the Radian. The Diono Radian 5 is a seat suitable from […]

Suzanne Keane checks out the Diono Radian 5  car seat What is it? Diono is a brand from the USA who manufacture car seats, buggies and car seat accessories. Originally known as Sunshine Kids Juvenile Products they invented the first steel frame folding child seat in 2005 – the Radian. The Diono Radian 5 is a seat suitable from newborn until approximately 7 years, or 25kg. The main feature of this seat is that it can be used rear...

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Why you should consider a rear facing seat
Jul05

Why you should consider a rear facing seat

While rear facing child seats are the norm for new-borns in the UK a growing number of parents here are going against the flow by refusing to forward face their children once they have outgrown infant carriers writes Suzanne Keane Extended rear facing is not a new phenomenon. In Sweden the recommendation is that children should […]

While rear facing child seats are the norm for new-borns in the UK a growing number of parents here are going against the flow by refusing to forward face their children once they have outgrown infant carriers writes Suzanne Keane Extended rear facing is not a new phenomenon. In Sweden the recommendation is that children should sit rear facing at least until the age of 4 and the new European i-size regulations will ensure that...

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