All modern cars these days are pretty good at telling you if there's something wrong with them or if they have a fault, but your dashboard lights aren't something that the theory or driving test requires you to know, so for most young drivers - seeing one of those little symbols blinking at you can be a bit worrying if you don't know what it means!
An MOT Test (or to be precise Ministry of Transport Test) is compulsory in the UK for any road going vehicle every year as a condition of the DVSA (Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency). Its main purpose is to make sure a car is safe, meets environmental standards and not at risk to the owner or other road users
So autumn is finally upon us, believe it or not, and that means there are lots of exciting things to get up to at this time of year and the coming months. If you know me well, you will know that autumn is one of my favourite seasons in the year.
In the recent Confused.com car insurance price index it has detailed the dramatic increase in car insurance premiums over this year. Compared to 2015, UK drivers now pay an average premium of £737 a year
Opening up your bonnet and seeing your cars insides can be a bit overwhelming when you're unsure what you're looking for! So we've put together some simple instructions as part of our #MiniMechanics series on where to find your screen washer bottle and how fill it up!
As the mornings get noticeably colder and the evenings gradually get darker - we can definitely sense that winter is on its way! During these months its worth making sure your is car getting the love and attention it deserves, whether that be topping up your coolant reservoir, refreshing your screen wash or simply checking your tyre pressure!
In a world where motoring technology appears to be evolving constantly. Electric cars are a big topic of conversation right now. Some motorists think electric cars are the way forward and the environmental benefits alone are worth switching over to from a combustible engine. Others are still quite sceptical about their performance and ability to handle long distance journeys. After all, the idea of having to wait a good hour to charge up the battery mid road trip, together with the thought of being stranded on the motorway because its ran out of juice, is pretty terrifying to say the least! So we asked ourselves some question...
A few months ago we decided to delve into some of the weirdest and most unusual of UK roads, and boy did we discover some corkers! From the rudest to the most dangerous, we may think we sometimes complain about the roads on our little island, but when you start branching out into other countries it makes you realise just how fortunate we are! We take a look at some of the longest, most famous and beastiest international roads the world has to offer
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