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Get Ready for Spring

1. Time for a spring clean ⛅️ Now is a good time to give your car a thorough going-over, washing off all the grime and road salt (which is corrosive and can cause rust if left on bodywork). Use a pressure washer to clean the underside – but be careful with delicate areas and don’t […]

Tips for Christmas Driving

12 TIPS OF CHRISTMAS DRIVING The Christmas break is here! And this can only mean one of three things: bad weather, family feuds and traffic chaos – bah humbug! Try to spend more time around the tree than on the road this Christmas, but if you do have to brave the cold, here’s 12 tips […]

Clearing your windscreen of ice in those early morning starts

How to de-ice your car quickly and safely The return of frosty weather in West Sussex today (November 22) brings back that perennial problem – how to best de-ice your car. Clearing that frost on your vehicle is an annoying morning headache that can leave you late for work. Many drivers heading to the office […]

A guide to in-car camera systems

In the heat of the moment, even when you think you had a full view of the road, there are still times when we miss what really happened in an accident. A dash cam could be the answer in settling insurance disputes and claims, and may help you to improve the way you drive. What’s […]

Autumn car maintenance tips

Low sun, and the return of icy windscreens. Stay one step ahead of the seasonal switch in driving conditions. Autumn’s not just about blackberries and fiery leaves – it brings changes to the roads, too. Check out our Autumn car maintenance tips Dazzle Glare when the sun’s low in the sky is more likely to […]

Christmas Shopping list for the petrol head in your life

Hmm, Christmas and the never-ending questions over what presents to buy your loved ones. For some it can be easy; a box of chocolates, a pair of shoes or a new games console. But what do you do about the car lovers in the family? How do you show them they’re truly loved this Christmas? […]

Driving Home for Christmas

Chris Rea might have sung fondly of driving home for Christmas but for most families it is a necessary evil. According to the AA, which surveyed its members, about 6.7 million journeys of 20 miles or more are expected be made on Christmas Day. The busiest day of the festive period is expected to be […]

Winter Vehicle Checks

It’s so wet and cold at the moment, we dig out our woolly hats, turn up the heating and fill the log basket. But have you remembered to help  your car in the winter season? ❄️⛈🌬 Our Winter car maintenance checklist It’s important to keep your car well maintained throughout the year, but this becomes […]

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