Cost Effective Gift Ideas for a Motor Fanatic

I’ve got one friend, as I think many of us do, who I know I can always call upon when I’m having a motor-related misadventure.  With his HID headlights searing through the urban smog, he’ll blister to my rescue like a fire-fighter racing to battle a blaze. Before I know it there’s a countless array of tools littered across the driveway, my car is jacked up two feet off the ground, and a there’s a diagnostic kit hooked up to a crevice under my dashboard which I never even knew existed.  Thirty-or-so minutes later he finally rolls out from beneath… [Read More]

Road trip plans: 5 ways to get prepared

Whether you’re thinking about a family holiday to the seaside, a romantic getaway with your partner, or a weekend in the city among friends, making plans for a road trip can be extremely exciting. But for some people, there’s also the potential for stress and suffering.  This doesn’t have to be the case though, as long as you organise yourself and are fully prepared for anything. That way, you can simply sit back and enjoy the journey, which is often just as good as the destination itself. Give your car a once-over Every road trip is completely dependent on the… [Read More]

Common Road Trip Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

Going on a road trip is a great opportunity for families to see parts of the country – and perhaps even the world – that they otherwise never get to experience. While a similar experience can be achieved when riding by rail, trains won’t let you stop whenever you spot something interesting in between stations. You could try and kindly ask the engineer but we’ll willing to bet it won’t go over well. Along with the perks of a family road trip are a series of drawbacks. Such is life – but it doesn’t mean it’s okay to simply give… [Read More]

The Top Distractions For UK Drivers

Most accidents on the roads today are caused by drivers being distracted for just a split second. You take your eye off the road for just a moment and then it happens. You have a collision. So when I was recently approached by Lease Car and their campaign #UKDrivingDistractions I was instantly curious as to what the biggest distractions are when driving, and more importantly how many of them I am guilty of. Lease Car have produced an infographic which surveyed 1,000 people to find out what distracted them while they were driving. What made me a bit sad was… [Read More]

New Years Resolutions For Your Car

As the new year begins all of us decide, what our new year resolutions are going to be. It could be to lose a few extra pounds of weight or get ourselves fitter and healthy. Bearing all of that in mind how many of us consider having a few new year resolutions for a very trusted friend that sits on our drive night and day, and let’s be honest is largely ignored because we jump in our car and just expect it to start and nothing goes wrong. Unfortunately that is not always the case our friend, the car needs… [Read More]

Buy The Best Family Car For Your Clan With These Tips

Do you think that it’s time you replaced your car and got a new set of four wheels in your garage? Generally speaking, most people decide to replace their vehicle every ten years or so, but you may need to do so earlier if your current one has been playing up and regularly needs maintenance and work. That’s not the only reason why you might want to replace your car sooner – sometimes families like to trade in their current car for a newer model just so they can benefit from all the latest safety and security features. If you… [Read More]

5 Questions To Ask When Buying A Car To Accommodate A Wheelchair

No matter whether someone in your family has always used a wheelchair or this is something you have had to adjust to recently, you will need a car that accommodates this so that the family can travel with ease. Pixabay Today, there are lots of wheelchair accessible vehicles for sale. In this post, we look at five key questions to help you find a car that fits your budget, lifestyle, and needs. Number one: Who will drive the vehicle? You are going to have a more limited selection of vehicles available to you if an adaptive driver is going to… [Read More]

What To Consider When Buying A Supercar

If you are thinking of upgrading to a supercar, don’t be fooled into thinking that this is an identical process; as buying any old regular car. There are lots of different aspects to take into consideration when purchasing a supercar and when you are spending this kind of money, you want to make sure that you are completely happy with your purchase and that it is the right choice for you. Carry on reading to find out more about what you should consider when you are buying a supercar.    What Is Your Budget The first thing that you will need to consider when… [Read More]