Parking Scams

Parking Scams

December is a busy time with more of us using our cars for shopping than usual. We are in a rush to get those last minute presents and scammers take advantage of this busy period. Make sure you don’t fall foul to these parking scams. Car Parks Introducing Fees The...
Drink Driving Alternatives

Drink Driving Alternatives

Party season is upon us and although it is nice to have a festive tipple, if you rely on using your vehicle to get home, what are the options instead of a drink driving conviction (or worse)? Stay Sober The most obvious option is to refrain from drinking alcohol. If...
6 Winter Driving Myths – True or False?

6 Winter Driving Myths – True or False?

It’s getting colder and it will soon be winter. There may be some things you out of habit but do you actually need to do them? Let’s see which winter driving myths are true or false. In cold weather you need to let the engine idle No, idling is bad, not only for the...
Cloned Number Plates

Cloned Number Plates

When you work at a garage, like we do, you get to hear all sorts of things. One of the latest scams involves the cloning of number plates and receiving unsolicited penalty charge notices. It’s one thing disputing a PCN if you happen to be driving but what happens if...
MOT and Servicing Jargon Buster

MOT and Servicing Jargon Buster

If you’ve ever taken your car into your local garage for a MOT or service and found yourself nodding along to whatever the mechanic is saying but not understanding a word then this article is for you. Here’s a list of words, phrases and acronyms to be on the listen...
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