Category Archives: Hints & Tips

Know your Braking Distances?

Could You Stop In Time? We always have days that we are rushing and need to get somewhere quickly, so we go a little too fast, ignore keeping a safe braking distance or even jump on the road rage wagon! … Continue reading

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Saving your Tyres!

We’re talking tyres today! We are going to go through how you can be safe and save money with the correct maintenance, care and replacement of your tyres. On another note, we are glad to see that you are all … Continue reading

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A good drive with a good drink?

Alcohol & Driving It has hit the middle of the week, and many of us like a little wind down and a drink in the warmth of the sun as we close in on summer. While we fully support a … Continue reading

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Check before you buy a Used Car

BUYING A USED CAR Many of us have purchased a used vehicle or are in the process of finding a suitable used car. Before we jump to the purchase, perhaps we should consider a few factors. This is especially when … Continue reading

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8 Holiday Motoring Essentials!

Holiday Motoring As the semester breaks are on the way for many students and families plan for holidays, we thought it’d be great to share some essentials before you head out. 1.       TOWING When towing, don’t attach the rope to any … Continue reading

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7 Essential Tips for Car Care

CAR CARE  1.       REMOVING TAR FROM PAINTWORK Try margarine over the tar marks, leave for a couple of hours, then wipe off with a damp cloth. Repeat, if necessary.  2.       BUSHFIRE To remove mix equal parts of fresh calcium and fuller’s earth … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Save on Car Costs

Top Ten Tips to help reduce your running costs 1. Use less accelerator and only use enough pedal to maintain a constant speed. This reduces tyre wear and mechanical repairs. 2. Keep the battery fully charged. A constantly discharged battery will not see out its … Continue reading

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Choose a Good Mechanic!

How to choose a good mechanic. With so many mechanics to choose from, making the decision to hand your car over can be tricky, and with todays economy, value for money car services are a definite ‘must have’. Follow these … Continue reading

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