Help! I have broken down what do I do?

Most drivers dread the prospect of a breakdown, especially on the motorway. However much they try to prepare for it it is still very stressful when your car breaks down by the roadside so, If you do have the bad luck to break down when driving do you know what to do? Having breakdown cover with a reliable organisation is one way to alleviate some of the worry about breaking...
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Warning lights on your dashboard are not to be ignored

Many cars, especially more modern cars have a number of different lights on the dashboard which illuminate when there is a problem. It may be that you are unaware that there is an issue with anything until you are driving along and a warning light comes on or the car won’t start but something is lit up on the dash. Cars are often subject to break downs and mechanical failur...
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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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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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