Food, drink, driving and the law – we debunk the myths
We all know that it’s illegal to drink alcohol and drive, but is it illegal to eat and drive? We at Approved Garages did our research so that we can set the record straight on common questions around food, drink, driving and the law.
Should I try and fix my own car?
Fixing your own car can save you money, but trying to tackle something beyond your skill level could end up costing you a lot more than just cash. Continue reading to see what we think you should take on yourself and what to leave to a trained mechanic.
7 rules to follow for safe driving in the rain
British weather is one of the hardest things on the planet to predict. One minute it’s the hottest day on record, the next, the skies open and your Sunday drive turns into your Sunday swim! To help you on the road, we’ve pulled together the 7 rules to follow for safe driving in the rain.
How to replace a lost MOT certificate online
As you know, driving a vehicle without an up to date MOT certificate is illegal, so if you damage or even lose your original, you’re going to want a replacement pretty sharpish!
How to keep your car cool to avoid a blown cylinder head gasket...
Blowing a cylinder head gasket isn’t a rare problem with cars these days, but they are easily avoidable. Blown head gaskets can be prevented with regular car check-ups.
It’s all about keeping cool under pressure. And, that’s good advice for both the car and its driver.
9 Common Mistakes Drivers Make
We all do those little mistakes while driving, which we think will have very little impact, when matter of fact is they most likely do. Little mistakes, you may be doing without thought, can have a huge impact on the rest of the drivers and the traffic in total. Failing to indicate, driving in the middle lane of the street, driving with full beams at night, can all affect your driving and others around you.
United Garage Services welcomes its first Northern Ireland Garage
The prestigious garage network, United Garage Services (UGS) has signed up its very first garage in Northern Ireland this month. Whittle Services from Northern Ireland are our newest garage recruit.
UGS network are pleased to welcome a new garage member from a region we had not yet covered. This means that we are representing motorists in Northern Ireland too.
Car Filter Maintenance : How often should you change your filter?
Filter maintenance is a vital part of routine car maintenance. Make sure you check your filters at the recommended intervals to keep your engine running smoothly. When was the last time you checked your filters?
Contact your nearest Approved Garage if you wish to get filter maintenance on your car.