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How to Change a Car Tyre

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For many motorists, changing a tyre is a particularly alien task, something which we leave up to breakdown technicians and mechanics. This doesn’t have to be the case though, changing a tyre is a lot simpler than many people have it in their heads, especially if you break the process down into smaller, more manageable … Continue reading

A Driving Home for Christmas Checklist

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Spending Christmas time with your loved ones is what it’s all about, it’s what keeps us going through the harsh winter months. However, as time goes on, children get older and families move away, reconciling for Christmas becomes increasingly difficult – especially if you live at opposite ends of the country! During the Christmas period, … Continue reading

What are the different types of tyres?

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These days, tyres are becoming increasingly complex pieces of kit. Rather than the simple rubber rings of old, we now have large, durable tyres consisting of steel, advanced fabrics and tough rubber compounds. They are feats of engineering in their own right. What’s more, as this technology continues to advance, we have an ever-growing number … Continue reading

What to do if Your Car Fails its MOT

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Did your car fail its MOT this year? If so, don’t worry, you’re not alone – nearly 40% of drivers in the UK did! Sometimes, no matter how much we prepare, it can be the smallest thing that our car fails on. However, if we do fail, it’s important to know what the best course … Continue reading

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint When Driving

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Unfortunately, CO2 emissions are unavoidable. Each day, whether we’re eating, working, travelling or enjoying our leisure time, we are always leaving behind a carbon footprint. Although some form of carbon footprint is inescapable, this doesn’t mean we shouldn’t make an effort to reduce it. There are many things we can start doing in our daily … Continue reading

How to Prevent a Vehicle Breakdown

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A vehicle breakdown can be a nightmare for road users and not an uncommon one, with over 800,000 motorists experiencing vehicle breakdowns annually. Whether you’re stuck on the side of the road, freezing, waiting for rescue or fretting about how much the various repairs will cost, let’s face it – breakdowns are a real pain. … Continue reading

What to do if you get a tyre blowout

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A tyre blowout will be sudden and scary, and is a very dangerous situation to have to deal with. Fortunately, with improved tyre design and good vehicle maintenance, tyre blowouts are less common than they used to be. However, it is still important, and potentially life-saving, to know what to do in the event of … Continue reading

How often should I change my engine oil?

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Many essential aspects of your car can go unchecked if you aren’t vehicle savvy. Engine oil is one of these factors and should, under best practice, be changed regularly. In this article, we will look at why engine oil is important and how often it should be changed. Why is engine oil needed? Engine oil … Continue reading

What to look for when buying a used car

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Buying a used car can be a bit of a minefield as you try to distinguish the good deals from the bad. Secondhand cars from private sellers don’t come with any of the assurances of a dealership, but in either case it is useful to know what to look out for before striking a deal. … Continue reading

How to make your brakes last longer

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Well-functioning brakes are one of the most important features of your car. Therefore, for safety reasons, if problems arise here it is not an option to ignore the issue or put off a repair or replacement. If your brakes are wearing out quickly and you find yourself having to pay for replacement brake system parts, … Continue reading