Autumn is the perfect time to prepare your car for the approaching cold weather but do you know what to look out for? Follow our experienced mechanics’ professional advice to ensure you and your passengers are safe this winter.
A group of MPs have suggested drivers should be banned from using hand-free mobile phone devices while driving.
Since the new MOT laws came into effect last year, more than 10 million of the 30 million cars tested, failed.
Your cars brakes are the most important safety system in your vehicle, not only for you and your passengers, but for other road users too. When travelling at just 30mph it takes an average of 75 feet to bring your vehicle to a stop, increasing to a huge 315 feet at 70mph, and that’s assuming your brakes are in perfect working order. The difference between functioning brakes and worn out ones really can be the difference between life and death, so ensure you know the warning signs that your brakes need to be replaced.
For all car owners, getting your annual MOT is a normal, if slightly worrying, part of looking after your vehicle - but how many of us have actually considered what an MOT is and why we need one?
With the summer (supposedly) here, the warmer weather and longer days are the perfect time to jump in the car for an adventure.
However, before you set off on your journey, ensure you and your family are safe by following our 5 simple steps to preparing your car for summer.