More than half of UK drivers suffer anxiety behind the wheel
Nov17

More than half of UK drivers suffer anxiety behind the wheel

A new study with 2,000 motorists has found that over half of UK drivers suffer anxiety behind the wheel.   The NFU Mutual study is designed to remind motorists to consider other road users and prioritise safety as Winter approaches. The study found that more than a third of UK drivers (36%) have struggled with driving anxiety as a direct result of suffering a collision or a near-miss. An astounding 42% of UK drivers have suffered a...

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What to do if your car has been clamped or towed away
Nov10

What to do if your car has been clamped or towed away

With over 3,500 vehicles clamped each week on average, here is our a guide on what to do if you find your vehicle clamped, or worse, towed away and how to prevent it. According to data acquired by Moneybarn over 3,500 vehicles were clamped each week on average last year So what to do if you find your vehicle clamped, or worse, towed away, and how can you to prevent it from happening? Road ready Motorists are obliged to tax their...

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Preparing your car for Winter
Nov07

Preparing your car for Winter

Come the snow and ice and we slide, slither and bump our way around and very often our cars are as unprepared for winter as we are. Geraldine Herbert has some tips on how to get your car ready for Winter.   A properly maintained car can weather winter’s chilly temperature and November is the perfect month to start preparing. Ideally, a pre-winter service is the best bet, when tyres, battery, wiper blades and anti-freeze will all...

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Six Hygiene Tips to Keep Drivers Safe
Nov02

Six Hygiene Tips to Keep Drivers Safe

We have some tips to reduce the risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19 and maintain good hygiene levels when driving cars and vans    LeaseVan.co.uk  have released six pieces of important advice to help drivers maintain good health and personal hygiene while in their vehicles.  If you are using vehicles to do essential outings, such as travel to work, picking up shopping, or attending medical appointments then they should stay...

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Tick Tock The Clocks Go Back and Darkness Descends
Oct23

Tick Tock The Clocks Go Back and Darkness Descends

With the clocks going back this weekend, we have some tips for driving in the dark. To improve your view as far as possible, keep your lights and windscreen clean. Use main beam, but when other drivers are approaching make sure you dip your lights to avoid dazzling the oncoming traffic. Make sure you can stop safely within the distance you can see to be clear. If you’re feeling tired, caffeine alone is not a fix. Take a break and have...

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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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