Monthly Archives: May 2014

Mobility Scooter Safety: Preparing for Stormy Weather Conditions

Even if you check your local forecast before operating your mobility scooter, there might be occasions when you’re caught in a sudden rainstorm.  Following are some tips to help you weather the storm.

Three Things to Know Before Purchasing a Breakdown Cover

It’s bad enough that automobile breakdowns always seem to occur at the worst times. However, considering the costs of major repair work, vehicle some automotive repairs aren’t just inconvenient – they can be financially catastrophic. This is why many are now considering mechanical breakdown insurance.

Getting Top Dollar For Your Car Is Easy Thanks To These Top Tips!

If you will be shortly getting a new car, and you already own a car, the most logical thing to do would be to sell your car and use the money from the sale to put towards your new one. The trouble is, you might not always fetch as much money for your existing car as you would like to!

This is normally because of things like the car’s general condition, its age, and whether it is a desirable car or not. Therefore, it is important that you take any necessary steps to ensure that you will get the highest value for the car. Luckily, this process is easy and in today’s blog post I will show you how!

What Must-Have Features Should Your Car Insurance Have?

We all know that car insurance is one of those motoring expenses that none of us can really avoid paying (well – we can, but we would just be driving our cars on public roads illegally). Despite fairly recent media reports to the contrary, car insurance has actually risen for a number of drivers in the UK and is causing a number of motorists to even give up driving completely!

The Expert Guide To Spotting A Dodgy Car Dealer

I always find it an interesting exercise going out to car dealerships and observing how the sales reps talk to people. It has to be said that no two car dealerships are alike, even if they are both franchised.

I’ve bought many cars over the years, and I’ve encountered a mixture of friendly and not-so-friendly car dealers, and this has given me the experience to differentiate between the places where I am would have a pleasant experience, and those where I would almost certainly get ripped off!

The Smart Way To Buying A Car Hundreds Of Miles Away From You

Buying a car is a fairly straightforward process; you decide what make and model you want, you check out a few local examples for sale and you buy one of them. Of course, this is a heavily simplified walkthrough of the process but this is generally how it works.

So what happens if you see a car for sale that is a considerable distance away from you? I once remember an acquaintance of mine (he lives in Aberdeen) winning a car auction on eBay and then flying down to Heathrow before finishing his journey somewhere in deepest Sussex to buy a rare model of car that he always wanted to buy!

The Hidden Costs Of Car Accidents Motorists Don’t Know About

I am probably going to jinx myself by saying this now, but in my 16 or so years of driving on Britain’s roads I have only ever had two car accidents, both of which I am happy to say weren’t actually caused by me! On those two occasions, there was only damage to both cars and not to any drivers or passengers from either party, and certainly no material damage to any road infrastructure.

But sadly a lot of other motorists aren’t always so lucky. The way that I see it, if no-one in hurt in a car accident, this is a good thing because cars can be repaired or replaced, whereas things aren’t so straightforward when it comes to personal injuries or death.

Fiat 500 Abarth Owners: Here’s How To Get Cheap Insurance!

The Fiat 500 Abarth is a great little “pocket rocket” and proves that the iconic 500 is a car that is popular with both the ladies and the gents! When you are living somewhere like in central London, having a small car with a bit of grunt under the bonnet helps to alleviate those parking woes and gives you the power to quickly leave any situations where other motorists are seemingly heading into your path without realising it (this happens daily in London by the way).

How To Care For Your Land Rover Discovery

One of Britain’s best-loved cars is the iconic Land Rover Discovery. Design and built in Britain, the ‘Disco’ as it is lovingly referred to is what many people would term a more-luxurious version of the legendary Defender model, which sadly has been phased out of production after several decades in production due to EU emissions laws!