• May 17, 2013 - Daljinder Nagra

    While it may seem a trivial matter for those without children, the availability and use of parent and child spaces in supermarket car parks is often a sore subject. Designed with extra room around the car, these spaces are there to offer those with small children the extra room they… Read More

  • April 21, 2017 - James Ash

    More than eight out of every 10 British motorists are unaware of new speeding fines, which could see someone earning £50,000 pay a fine of £1000* for travelling 41mph in a 20mph limit. In a survey carried out by the Honest John, 84% of respondents said they didn’t know what… Read More

  • January 27, 2017 - Laura Thomson

    Apart from the cost of the vehicle, fuel is one of the largest costs of car ownership, especially if you drive frequently. It can be a drain on your resources, and a drag to have to stop at the pumps so often. The more fuel you use, the more harmful… Read More

  • March 1, 2017 - James Ash

    Kwik Fit, the automotive repair and servicing company, is marking the launch of National Apprenticeship Week 2017 on 6 March with the announcement of 200 new apprentice roles. These jobs are being offered throughout its UK network, providing local opportunities for many school leavers. Most of the two-year apprenticeships are… Read More

  • January 18, 2017 - James Ash

    UK parents are being warned to prepare for changes in car seats safety regulations which are expected to come into effect later this year. The new proposed rules will mean that backless booster seats will only be approved for older children, weighing more than 22kg and taller than 125cm. However, this… Read More

  • December 29, 2016 - Laura Thomson

    Buying a car is an exciting process, but it can be a stressful one, too. We have already explored the ins and outs of choosing a vehicle in previous articles, but now it’s time to look at the deciding factor in many a car purchase – the test drive. The… Read More

  • January 24, 2017 - James Ash

    The speed limit on parts of the M1 could be slashed to 60 miles per hour if new plans to cut pollution are approved. The proposal is to reduce pollution in sections of the motorway where drivers pass schools and homes, with vehicles limited to 60mph between 7am and 7pm. The… Read More

  • January 13, 2017 - Laura Thomson

    It pays to be prepared for when your car breaks down. The right preparation will allow you to diagnose and potentially fix an issue yourself, saving a costly mechanic call out. Of course, some issues may be beyond your own roadside capabilities. Nevertheless, with a basic mechanical knowledge, you can… Read More

  • February 11, 2017 - James Ash

    A new study has found that less than half of second-hand car buyers carry out some of the most vital safety checks on their new vehicle before they parted with their cash and driven away. Research released by Kwik Fit, the UK’s leading automotive servicing and repair company, also reveals… Read More

  • January 25, 2017 - James Ash

    Road safety and breakdown recovery provider GEM Motoring Assist has welcomed today’s announcement from the Sentencing Council that speeding fines for the most serious offences in England and Wales are to rise by up to 50%. This means that drivers caught at 101mph or above on a motorway could face… Read More

  • February 22, 2017 - James Ash

    Wolf of Wall Street star Margot Robbie has been revealed as Nissan’s new electric vehicle (EV) ambassador by racing the carmaker’s radical all-electric BladeGlider sports car around the world-famous Monaco Grand Prix circuit, at midnight. The prototype 190km/h Nissan BladeGlider, which hits 100km/h in less than five seconds, challenges the… Read More

  • February 28, 2017 - James Ash

    Young and inexperienced drivers are being warned that one mistake could cost them their licence when the new rules on mobile phone punishments come into force on Wednesday (March 1). The penalties are doubling so that, as well as getting a £200 fine if caught using your phone behind the… Read More

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