• Car Maintenance – When to Use a Mechanic

    Car Maintenance – When to Use a Mechanic

    Shane Martin, Panic Mechanic, share’s his thoughts in an interview blog by Aviva on “When to Take Your Car to a Mechanic” to help vehicle owners save time and money on their car maintenance. We all want to avoid certain things such as doctors’ trips, dentist visits or taking the car to the mechanic. While

  • Winter Vehicle Health Check

    Winter Vehicle Health Check

    It’s not much fun when the clocks go back, except the extra hour in bed you get, but those who have children don’t even get that! It’s been a while since I have blogged and having had child number 2, I have climbed the ranks of parenthood and certainly did not get an extra hour

  • Winter Car Boot Check List

    At the moment we have had funny weather with autumn more mild than normal, but don’t get fooled into thinking winter is going to be mild. Get yourself prepared now for the unexpected. The last thing you want is to be coming home from work and stuck in traffic because the weather has taken a

  • HOT TIP to Stay Cool in Your Car

    HOT TIP to Stay Cool in Your Car

    A cheap version of car air con – use a cold water spray gun to spray a fine mist of water into the air flow of the cold air blower. When air is passed over cold water it cools, so you get an air conditioning effect. Just a little tip for those who don’t have

  • How to Know if Your Handbrake Needs Adjustment?
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    How to Know if Your Handbrake Needs Adjustment?

    Let me set the scene…my wife meets up with an old girlfriend at the pub after work. She parks in the carpark directly opposite her friend’s car. The girls have a light beverage, then leave the pub and walk to their cars only to find that my wife’s car has rolled forward and into the

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