Making sure you order the correct size of tyre

Tyres are a very important part of a vehicle. They have a huge affect on the safety of the car or van and are often the cause of accidents. A blow out on the motorway for example can cause the car to veer off and the drive may find they have no control whatsoever as to where the car ends up. If travelling at 70mph this can be extremely scary. All drivers should know where a...
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Breakdown cover-watch out for the catch

Breaking down when on a journey is one of the nightmare situations that drivers sometimes find themselves in and whether it is on the way to work, during your journey on holiday or visiting family or friends the hassle that ensues is the reason why most car owners choose to buy breakdown cover. There are a number of companies offering breakdown cover and so it is well worth...
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Car rental – what do I need to know?

If you need to rent a car in the UK either because your own vehicle is out of action or you don’t own a car and don’t want to use public transport, then there are a few important points to consider. Firstly, do you have the correct insurance to cover you for driving a rental car. If you own your own car you will need to check on your insurance documents whether you are cove...
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The downsides of leasing a car

When it comes to leasing a car there are advantages and disadvantages of both options. When you lease a car you do not have to fork out the thousands of pounds upfront, instead you usually pay a monthly or weekly fee for the car. The amount often depends on what type and size of cheicle you have, its value and sometimes how many miles you are going to do. Often leasing pricing...
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Should you use a mobile mechanic?

At the moment not many of us can get out in our cars apart from to do the weekly shop unless you are a keyworker. But following the lockdown, many of us will need work doing on our vehicles. It may be that you have just returned to work and do not want to have to have more time off, in which case, you may want to try and use a mobile mechanic. Mobile mechanics are becoming ...
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