Christmas driving tips

Using your car over the #winter and #Christmas period can present many challenges – from the slippy, state of the road, to avoiding break -ins for gifts. Dodge the dangers of the festive period with these tips: https://www.rac.co.uk/drive/advice/winter-driving/top-10-christmas-driving-dangers/

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How a dashcam could reduce your insurance

Dashcams are taking the UK by storm. Fitting a dashcam into your car can reduce your insurance premiums – and offer you peace of mind when it comes to li ability disputes should you have an accident. Some of the best available reviewed: https://www.driving.co.uk/news/products/buying-guide-leading-dashboard-cameras-dash-cams-reviewed/  

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M25 road trips

A holiday based around the M25, AKA the ‘world’s biggest car park’ doesn’t exactly sound glamorous – but the M25 actually provides a pathway to some of the UK’s areas of fascinating history and areas of outstanding natural beauty:  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/united-kingdom/articles/m25-road-trip-best-sights/

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How to avoid bumps in the car park

Most of us have returned from shopping to find our car damaged in a car park – in fact, RAC Insurance Research shows that it has happened to a third of us at least once, with an average bill of £2,050. Luckily there are ways to minimise your chances of this happening: https://www.chipsaway.co.uk/our-world/blog/2017/october/09/how-to-avoid-accidents-in-carparks

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Cleaning your car

Keeping your car clean is not just for aesthetic purposes; it can sustain the longevity and value of your car for resale. But how frequently are you supposed to clean your car? It depends on a number of factors – where you live, where you drive, what the season is and many others. https://www.chipsaway.co.uk/our-world/blog/2017/october/17/how-often-should-a-car-be-cleaned/

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Driving Test

Driving tests are due to change from Monday 4 December – with four main components due for a revamp. Independent driving will increase to 20 minutes, you will be required to follow directions given by a satnav, reversing manoeuvres will be changed and you will need to answer two vehicle safety questions whilst driving. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/driving-test-changes-4-december-2017

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Car Repairs

Eliminate the inconvenience and vastly reduce the expense of a specialist car care shop by coming to @ChipsAway in Stockport – the UK’s leading one stop shop for all car repairs and bodywork. Whether your vehicle requires scratch, dents, scuffs or bump removal, ChipsAway is the right choice. www.chipsawaystockport.co.uk

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Road Tips

Most people would assume that being inebriated on the road is the worst thing possible – but did you know that driving when tired could equal the same – or a worse – level of danger? Stay safe on the roads with these tips for alertness: https://sleepfoundation.org/excessivesleepiness/sleep-news/how-stay-awake-the-road-tips-combat-drowsy-driving Save

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Electric Car

James Dyson has finally ended years of speculation by officially announcing the release of @Dyson’s first electric car. The car, which will be on sale by 2020, is the product of £2bn investment and a team of 400 people. https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/i-ll-drive-unique-electric-car-on-to-the-market-by-2020-vows-james-dyson-kzp30sr8n

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Latest Automobile News

So what’s been happening in the world of motors recently? We’ve combed the newspapers and put together a definitive list of all that’s been going on. Read on to find out the latest! Lexus updates its 2018 NX compact crossover to stay competitive https://goo.gl/s7hYU2 the Bentley continental GT makes global debut at IAA 2017 https://goo.gl/5zJVxW…

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