MOT Month Might Not Be So Bad After All

Any car owner dreads the annual MOT. We all know that it’s necessary to keep us safe and ensure our vehicles are road worthy. But, oh, how you could do without the yearly stress of it. Each time your MOT is coming up, you start hoarding all the pennies you can, sure that it’s going to cost you this year. With the risk of exploration at hand, you begin to spot danger signs you didn’t even know your vehicle was showing. It’s going to be a write-off, you just know it. How are you ever going to afford a new… [Read More]

7 Excellent Ways To Customise Your Car

There are several reasons why you might want to customise your car. You might want it to look unique or distinct. You might want to make a specific statement. You might just want it to be a nicer car to drive. Or you might want to buy something as a gift for someone so that they can customize their car. Either way, here are some ways that you can customize a car. Image source Pexels Stickers Stickers are a cheap and easy way to customize your car. You can get specific window sticks of many different designs. If you follow a… [Read More]

Safer, Happier Roads: How To Be A More Considerate Driver

Here’s a state for you: 90% of drivers think they’re better than the average driver. What that tells us isn’t that the world is full of great drivers; it tells us that people have mastered the art of self-deception! While the world is beset with many problems, we can still try and tackle the issues that we can solve. And one of this is: making the roads a safer and happier place for all! Below, we take a look at how you can be a more considerate driver. Source: Pexels.com Learn to Drive Properly No one is a perfect driver,… [Read More]

Knowing When to Sell Your Junk Car

It’s easy to get attached to your car. After all, it’s been with you for many years. You’ve probably made a lot of fond memories with it. Maybe you and your significant other took it for a spin when you first met. Or, you might associate your car with a 3,000-mile road trip that you’ll never forget. And, if your vehicle has been reliable, it can even feel like an old friend. Image Source Flickr There’s no doubt about it, though: no matter its make, model, or sentimental value, every car eventually reaches official “junk status.” It can happen gradually:… [Read More]

How Having Kids Impacts Your Relationship With Your Car

When you’re a young independent guy, your car can often feel like one of the most important things in your life. It’s not just the four wheels that you use to get around, it’s a symbol of who you are, of your freedom and independence. The stereotype of a young guy being overly attached to his car might be kind of funny, but it’s also pretty understandable. Of course, as with everything else, that can change pretty drastically when you have a family of your own. Having kids can completely change your priorities in just about every single area of… [Read More]

Getting Your Van Ready For Business

Nowadays many people are self-employed and lots of people are either trades people or offer delivery services. This means it’s important to have your van properly equipped to do whatever your job is and also to ensure it’s done in a very efficient way so you don’t lose any time through lack of organisation. I have been a painter and decorator for about 20 years which quite often also includes doing handyman jobs, and I have always used a van. All too often it involves working long hours which is ok, but time can be wasted because I can’t find… [Read More]

What Makes A Family Car?

If you regularly travel with your family, whether down the road or across the state, then you’re going to want to make sure that you have the most suitable family car. Having a safe and reliable car to transport your family from place to place is a must. What makes this kind of car? A Darker Colored Interior Although this probably isn’t the most important aspect, a dark colored interior will keep your car looking better for longer. After all, you don’t want your toddler dropping chocolate on it, or your son’s muddy soccer boots making a mess. Sliding Seats… [Read More]

A Lifetime of Driving in Numbers

I’ve been driving for well over twenty years now so when I recently read some new research by affordable car hire company autoeurope.co.uk which reveals British motorists will drive over half a milion miles in a lifetime – the equivalent to 22 times around the earth, I was pretty surprised! That’s certainly a lot of driving!  British motorists will also fork out £168,880 on the running costs of vehicle ownership, have 1,935 rows and 2,709 episodes of road rage in a lifetime. I’ve had my fair share of rows and have sadly experienced road rage so it’s staggering to read figures… [Read More]