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The Law and The Test

Tyre treads are engineered to provide grip on wet surfaces, and this grip tends to weaken as tyre treads wear down. As those cold, wet and windy nights draw in, and with winter just around the corner, it is important for drivers to take into consideration the change in road surfaces and the depth of […]

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Drop it and Walk it

Drop your car off for a service and participate in Friday’s Car-Free Day September 22nd, is World Car Free-Day. So why not give up your car for one day and walk, cycle or use public transport to get around. This movement aims to show just how dramatically cars are affecting the environment, by giving up […]

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Going, Going, Gone….The Rise of Electric Vehicles

Going, Going, Gone…. Yep that’s right in 23 years from now just like the Walkman and VCR–Player, diesel and petrol vehicles will be no more. The British government plan to ban the sale of new diesel and petrol cars/vans by 2040. The news comes after the government released its “clean air plan” which hopes to […]

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Important car safety checks

Here at Drivers Autocentre we know how much you rely on your car every day. Coupled with our ever-increasingly busy lives, we often forget that there are some extremely important car safety checks that should be done on our vehicles regularly in order to be sure that your vehicle is safe for both you and […]

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In For The Long Haul

Are you planning on taking your car away on a long drive over the Easter holidays?  You’re probably getting everything else arranged and forget to check the thing that will get you there.  Your car.  Yes, we rely so much on our vehicles but we sometimes forget to give them a little health check to […]

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For Brake’s Sake

Your cars brakes are the most important safety feature of your car. Protecting you, your passengers and other drivers. You need to ensure your brakes are in good working order and if you notice anything out of the ordinary it is worth getting it checked right away. Some of the common things you will experience […]

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MOT

With March being a busy month for MOT’s, at Drivers Autocentre we want to make sure you know what happens during an MOT and what we check during the inspection. MOT’s are very important to both your safety and the safety of other motorists. You need an MOT each year if your car is over […]

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At The Car Wash…

It is very important to maintain your cars’ engine, lights, battery, tyres and everything that makes it go, but something we do tend to neglect is the paintwork. For some people washing their car is a chore they would rather not do and of course it’s definitely not something we want to do in winter […]

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Winter Driving Hacks

Many people do their own little things to get their car defrosted quickly with minimum fuss.  Because what do you do when you have no de-icer and no ice scraper?  You use your clock in card for work, your debit card from your pocket, a cd (if you can get the door open) or you […]

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The Importance of Servicing and Saving Money

In January the majority of us all start with new years resolutions. Some people want to get fit, while others may want to get their finances into shape. If your resolutions is finances, make sure you are looking after your car with regular servicing and maintenance as it could save you day to day in […]

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