Driving Tips

Want to get the most out of your driving? You’re in luck! Our latest driving tips will give you all the information you need to improve your driving experience. From driving in the winter to getting the most out of your fuel economy, we have you covered.

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When to switch from winter to summer tyres

As the weather finally starts to turn and we head out of winter, it’s time for a little car maintenance. But why is it important to change from winter to summer tyres, and when’s the best time to do this? While your tyres might not be something you think about often, an awful lot of […]

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Tips to improve the quality of your driving

Everyone will always back themselves as a great driver. However, there is always room for improvement when driving and that’s exactly what this guide aims to provide tips on. Speed Limits “They won’t get there any quicker,” is probably a something you’ve said to yourself a few times whilst driving. While that might not necessarily […]

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Vehicle checks to make before a long journey

Vehicle checks for a long journey In a typical year, a UK driver covers almost 6,700 miles, according to the Department of Transports survey into driving habits. The same survey also found that the average distance of a journey was just seven miles. From this survey it’s clear to see that we’re making lots of […]

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10 Tips for Cheaper Car Insurance

Car insurance can often feel like an expensive burden, so we’ve put together this straightforward guide to help explain the details of each type of cover and how you can get cheaper car insurance. Car insurance, in a nutshell is, an annual premium the owner of a vehicle must pay to an insurer to protect […]

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Parking Guide [Infographic]

Parking Guide Infographic – An infographic by T W White & Sons NOTE: This article has been updated to include a description of the bay parking instructions.  It was originally posted on 10th April 2013. Ever found yourself going backward and forwards as you hold up a whole queue of drivers while you try and […]

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Car Maintenance Summer Checklist – Infographic

Make sure your car is ready for all you summer travel with our car maintenance summer checklist Summer is here!  The sun is (sometimes) shining, the days are longer.  It’s the perfect time of year to jump in the car and explore.  But there’s more than just the British summer rain that can put a dampener […]

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Automatic Vs Manual

One of the first questions you have to ask yourself when you start the car-buying process is whether to go for a manual or automatic transmission. For many, it’s simply a case of sticking with what they know.  If you’ve only ever driven manual, switching to automatic may never have crossed your mind.  And if […]

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How to deal with a burst tyre

A burst tyre is possibly one of the scariest things to experience when you are behind the wheel. Luckily it’s not a particular common occurrence, but if it does happen, the most important thing is to try and remain calm. Don’t slam on the brakes in a panic, as this can have a detrimental effect […]

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Winter Driving Myths – Fact or Fiction?

Winter has well and truly hit, with plummeting temperatures and snow falling in many areas of the country. As the old saying goes, Prior Preparation Prevents Poor Performance, and it always pays to take time to make sure your car is ready and prepared for bad winter weather.  So aside from bring your car in […]

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Top Tips for Your Holiday Road Trip

The sun is shining (mostly), the weather is mild and schools are out.  Summer is well underway, and what better way to enjoy the last few weeks of well-earned freedom than packing up the car and hitting the road?  Whether it’s a family trip or a cheap jaunt across Europe with your friends, we have a […]

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Ultimate Summer Driving Thrills

The British summer sun has finally made an appearance and hopefully it’s here to stay! Longer days and lighter evenings means there’s more time to get out and enjoy the day, so why not take the time to do something fun and enjoy a more picturesque and leisurely drive around the countryside this summer? The […]

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How to reduce your Carbon Footprint

Here are a few quick suggestions on how to reduce your Carbon Footprint (while still driving your car!) As much as being totally Carbon Neutral in your daily commute is an appealing thought, it’s not always a practical solution. Length of commute, practically, and job needs all play a major role in our daily commuter […]