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Summer Car Maintenance Checklist

Car maintenance is a year round task for drivers everywhere.  In summer, the change in temperature can affect driving conditions and cause your car to behave differently. Whether you are planning a road trip or just want to know the basics of summer car maintenance, we’ve compiled a handy checklist of car care tips to keep you safe on the roads this summer. Tip #1 – Check your tyres Checking your tyres regularly is an essential tip for year-round car care. As temperatures rise, tyres that are underinflated or already damaged can become more aggravated. This increases the...

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The Best Driving Roads in the UK Revealed

Are you ready for a UK road trip? The UK is home to some of the best driving roads in the world. But when was the last time you drove just for the sheer pleasure of driving? This article will cover the best driving routes in the UK to give you all some inspiration and allow you to prepare for your next UK road trip.  The Snake Pass, South Yorkshire Road name: Peak District A57 One of the best driving routes in the UK is definitely The Snake Pass. Although this may be one of the best roads in the UK for its amazing scenery, please bear in mind if you choose to include this road as part...

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Learner Drivers on Motorways: What you need to know

Following on from previous changes to the UK driving test December 2017 saw major changes to the UK driving test. On 4th December 2017, The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) announced there would be a change to the UK driving test. This change has seen learner drivers now being tested on a range of new manoeuvres and under a range of driving conditions. Introductions include a section on following directions from a Sat Nav. Sat Navs and other navigational devices such as mobile phones are now more widely used and the new tests will help improve drivers’ attention to the road...

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Driving in Europe - The Complete Checklist

Are you planning on driving abroad this summer? Preparation is key wherever you’re planning on driving in Europe this summer. Driving abroad can be quite daunting, even for the most experienced of drivers. There are a whole host of motorways, road signs and tolls to wrap your head around, and that’s before you’ve thought about paperwork such as the International Driving Licence. We’ve compiled the ultimate driving in Europe checklist to make sure you’re covered wherever your journey may take you. Important Documents Below is a list of important documents that...

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MOT Test Changes

MOT Test changes Everything you need to know about the changes to the MOT test From 20th May 2018, the MOT testing service will change. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency has issued the changes to adhere to the EU Roadworthiness package, created by the European Union. The major changes include the creation of three fault categories, instead of the pass and fail categories currently in place, as well as stricter changes to the MOT testing of diesel cars. The new changes will be carried out across all MOT test centres throughout the UK. The MOT categories explained The new MOT test will...

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