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4th September 2018

Back to School Tyre Check Kids are heading back to school, so now’s the time to check your tyres With the wonderfully sunny summer well and truly over, the back to school countdown is underway. Before you know it, your kids will be back in the classroom, the long hot summer soon to be a distant memory. With this change comes – for many parents – the return of an important responsibility – the...

31st July 2018

Take the time to suitably prepare – before you set off Driving holidays, caravan holidays, and simply travelling by car to your holiday destination; they all require some preparation and organisation. So before you pack your suitcases, load up the boot, and set off on your journey, take a moment to consider the workhorse that’s going to take you to your final destination – your car. Remember, u...

31st July 2018

If your vehicle breaks down the most important thing is ensuring that you and your passengers remain safe, especially if you are on a busy road as this can be highly dangerous. Make sure you know what you should do if you find yourself in this situation with our helpful guide. Be Prepared Whilst you can’t always avoid a breakdown situation, having your car serviced regularly can help to preven...

24th July 2018

The Oxygene is a concept tyre unveiled by Goodyear at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. This innovative design has been introduced as a visionary solution for cleaner and sustainable urban mobility. This green tyre would actually even be green in colour, thanks to its design which features a sidewall filled with living moss. The idea is that the open tread design would absorb water from the surface o...

9th July 2018

Every year thousands of British motorists choose to drive their own car or rent a car when they go abroad – and why not? Driving is a great way to see a country and an easy way to get around! Before heading abroad, however, there are a few things that you should prepare to make sure everything goes smoothly during your trip! Driving Licence You will need to take your driving licence abroad with...

18th May 2018

From 20th May 2018 the MOT test will change with tighter rules for diesel car emissions and new defect categories. These changes are in line with the new EU roadworthy directive and will affect cars, vans, motorcycles and other light passenger vehicles. What Are The Changes? Tougher Emissions Testing for Diesel Cars The new MOT test changes mean that there will be stricter emissions testing f...

12th April 2018

As the weather heats up, more of us like to pack up our pets and head away for the day – but do you travel legally with animals in the car? Make sure you know how to transport your pets safely and legally before taking them out on the road. Make Sure They Are Legal! The most important task when it comes to transporting your pets is making sure that you abide by all legal requirements. When dri...

20th March 2018

Make sure your car didn’t suffer any lasting damage from cold winter weather and get it ready to hit the road when the temperatures rise this spring! Spring Clean Wash away the winter and give your car a good clean now the temperatures are starting to heat up! Road salts and grit, which are often used to thaw icy roads in winter, can cause damage to your exhaust and paintwork as it can corrod...

12th March 2018

Did you know that nearly 10% of MOT test fails are related to tyres?* Avoid failing your next MOT test by checking that your tyres are legal, safe and roadworthy with our helpful guide! Am I Using the Right Tyres? Having the wrong tyres fitted to your vehicle is not only an MOT fail – it could also be highly dangerous! Make sure that your tyres are the correct size for your vehicle by comparing...

5th February 2018

It is easy to pick up bad habits when it comes to driving and sometimes we might not even realise that we are guilty of some of them! As careful driving improves your safety on the road and can help to prolong the life of your vehicle, why not make your New Year resolution to improve your driving skills? Take Some Time to Practice As the saying goes, practice makes perfect – so why not spend a...