A Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN) is a formal declaration that you’re taking your car off the road. People do this when they aren’t going to be using the car and no longer want to pay car tax or insurance on it – having a SORN makes that legal. continue reading
When transmission fluid starts to leak, you need to act fast. Though transmission fluid itself is relatively inexpensive, a car’s transmission system is one of its most complex parts. Operating without the proper amount of fluid can cause damage, and repairs can be extremely expensive. If a replacement is needed, you’ll be looking at a very large bill. continue reading
Many of us go to our jobs every day, but when we go there, we are generally not happy about it. Most of us are stuck in an office all day and if you have a trade, then you are stuck on a building site dealing with the heat or the rain and having to use an outside toilet. There are not many jobs out there that anyone can say they really enjoy doing but there is an exception. This exception is being a truck driver and many truck drivers love their jobs, and for good reason. continue reading
One of the best parts of travelling is seeing the world in a whole new light, finding new ways to see everything you’ve ever dreamed of. It’s no secret that travelling far and wide reduces your resources for getting around, if you’re flying, you can’t take your car with you and so have to rely on public transport to get around.
That’s why, it may always be a good idea to rent a car when you travel anywhere, it couldn’t be easier to do either with a growing number of companies and travel agents offering packages that include car rental in the price of a holiday. So, next time you’re planning to travel and aren’t taking a road trip straight from your home, consider renting a car or a van for ease of movement and affordability. continue reading
Insurance, ey? Everyone bothers you about it for every aspect of your life: home, car, health, life and travel. It’s the one thing you buy but hope you never have to use, which is a shame, seeing as it costs so much.
However, one of the most inexpensive forms of insurance is travel insurance and it’s one of those things that you absolutely should always buy, even though it isn’t a legal requirement. If the worst were to happen, not having travel insurance can have desperate consequences. continue reading
It should go without saying that the engine is your car’s most important component. It’s also the most expensive to replace, so a dying engine is really a sign that the whole vehicle needs to be recycled. continue reading
You never know when your vehicle will suddenly stop working and you’ll require assistance. The worst thing that can happen is breaking down in a remote area with no sign of anyone on the road to offer assistance. What do you do in such circumstances? Well, if you’ve breakdown cover the answer is simple, you call your service provider. continue reading
Whether you’re heading on a beach break or taking a cruise, you want your accommodation to be quiet when your head hits the pillow each night, and it’s always nice to have things pleasantly peaceful throughout the day. If you’re looking for accommodation in Bristol, you need to be particularly careful. After all, this is a thriving city, and plenty of areas will be a little noisy, even well into the night. continue reading
One great way to see the world is to do so by car. Taking a road trip often gets you closer to the action than other forms of transportation. Especially if you’re driving the car, you can have complete control over where and when you stop to enjoy attractions or experience certain things along your trip. However, cars can also be dangerous if not operated safely and appropriately. So to help ensure your safety, here are three ways you can have safer road trips in the future. continue reading