Top 9 places you car is likely to get scratched

Have you ever popped to the shops in your car and come back to find it scratched? Car parks are the number one place cars get scratched. Find out the other 8 places you need to watch out for scratches and how to avoid your car getting scratched in the first place here. https://www.chipsaway.co.uk/blog/what-are-the-most-likely-places-to-scratch-your-car/

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8 MOT mistakes you probably don’t know about

Getting your MOT is usually a hassle as you worry about what minor error will result in a fail. But you can make it easier on yourself by checking you haven’t missed these 8 little-known MOT mistakes (best of all, most of them you can fix for pennies). https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/motoring/motoring-news/things-fail-mot-fix-cheap-17765655

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5 tips to maintain the value of your car

Driving a car until its ready for the scrapheap isn’t for everyone. But if you like driving a modern car, you’ll have to deal with depreciation — the financial hit that comes when you sell your car for less than you bought it. Here are 5 ways to keep depreciation to a minimum. https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/uk/consumer-advice/car-advice/a30168175/car-depreciation/

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How to instantly melt your windscreen ice

Motorist Angela Hickling had a light bulb moment that went viral as she posted a video on Facebook of a cheap, quick and easy way to melt windscreen ice without freezing your fingers off or waiting for an age for your car to do it. There’s nothing worse than having to get up even earlier…

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A dirty number plate could cost you £1000

Did you know that your vehicle number plate needs to be detectable by an Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) device? Dirty plates can prevent this and that comes with a hefty fine of £1000. https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/motoring/car-number-plate-illegal-fine-16991943

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Your guide to ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems)

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are an increasingly common feature in the latest vehicles; these electronic aids are designed to help prevent accidents. Discover how they work, if your vehicle has one and about their maintenance. https://www.chipsaway.co.uk/blog/advanced-driver-assistance-systems-adas/

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ChipsAway now only allow specialists to work on electric vehicles

Electric vehicle sales keep rising. To ensure the continued safety of our customers and staff, at ChipsAway only specialists who have completed specific certified training will be allowed to carry out repairs on electric vehicles. https://www.chipsaway.co.uk/blog/chipsaway-ensure-safety-of-specialists-and-customers-with-electric-vehicle-training-as-standard/

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Night-time driving bans for new drivers could be on their way

A fifth of new drivers get into a car accident within their first year on the road and so the Department of Transport is now trying to reduce these numbers. One solution being considered is a graduated licensing scheme for new drivers, which would include restrictions such as no night-time driving. https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/motoring/motoring-news/new-drivers-could-banned-driving-16606057

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Quick hack to get up to £170 off your breakdown cover.

This is a hack you do not want to miss- it could save you an absolute fortune. The RAC currently have huge offers on their website- where some even new vehicle based roadside coverage could cost as little as £4.50 a month. https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/motoring/heres-quick-hack-up-170-16489229

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