New rules for MOTs relating to NUMBER PLATES

Do you know the latest rules when it comes to what’s legal in terms of the number plates on your car and the recent changes? There is a new British Standard for Retroreflective Number Plates, known as the BS AU … Read More

The new MoT test changes from May 2018

Did you know the MoT (Ministry of Transport) test is changing as of 20th May 2018; there will be new defect categories, stricter rules for diesel car emissions and some vehicles over 40 years old will become exempt. Here are … Read More

Tyre Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)

What is a TPMS?The purpose of the tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) in your vehicle is to warn you that at least one or more tyres are significantly under-inflated, possibly creating unsafe driving conditions. If the warning light comes on … Read More

Falken all season tyre

– June 2013 A multi talented tyre for 365 days of the year – Falken’s new all-year-round tyre offers improved traction on dry, wet and even snowy roads without compromising on comfort. The EUROALL SEASON AS200 also features significantly reduced … Read More

Porsche N Rated Tyres

We thought it would be useful to provide some information on Porsche specific tyres as these performance cars have specific requirements when it comes to their tyres. Porsche stipulate that only N rated tyres should be used. This ensures that … Read More

Advice for Caravans and Trailers

Whatever tyres are fitted to the towing car, caravan, trailer tent or motorhome, it is essential to the safety and stability of the combination that all tyres are correctly inflated for the applied load. Tyres that are under-inflated are much … Read More

Advice for driving in heavy rain

Driving in heavy rain and flooding can be hazardous. So here are some useful tips, some from the RAC to help you prepare for the wet weather… Many rain related breakdowns are easily avoidable as they are often caused by … Read More

Summer Driving Advice

– June 2016 The School holidays are almost here, which means many people in the UK will be taking a holiday, and this could involve driving long distances. A few simple checks before leaving home may save problems later in … Read More