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Regular Car Maintenance – Our Top Tips

  Regular car maintenance is essential. It ensures that all of your car’s most vital systems stay in good working order. By carrying out regular maintenance it will hopefully mean you’ll be able to depend on your car at all times, and you won’t be surprised by a sudden breakdown or tyre blowout. Regular car […]

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Catalytic Converter Thefts – How to Prevent Them

  Between 2019 and 2020, consumer research group Which? reported a 104% rise in catalytic converter theft across the UK. In this post we’ll explore why thieves are targeting catalytic converters, and the ways in which you could protect yourself from catalytic converter theft. What is the Purpose of a Catalytic Converter The catalytic converter […]

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What is Vehicle Tax and How Much is It?

  Before we talk about vehicle tax, let’s clear up a common misconception. “Vehicle tax”, “car tax” and “van tax” are not the same thing as “road tax”. The government funds road upkeep largely out of general taxation. That means that all road users pay “road tax” – car drivers, van drivers, motorcyclists, cyclists, and […]

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What Are Car Insurance Groups?

  What are car insurance groups? What cars are in insurance groups 1, 2, 3, 4, and so on? And what about vans? Car insurance groups are pretty easy to understand. In short, the lower your car insurance group, the less you’ll pay for your car insurance. But what determines a car’s insurance group? And […]

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Top 8 MOT Fails – What Can a Car Fail its MOT On?

  Got your car MOT coming up? If you know what can fail an MOT, you’ll know how to prepare your car to ensure you pass. Let’s take a look at the most common MOT fails, and how to avoid them.   1. Suspension Issues The UK’s roads are littered with potholes, and driving over […]

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