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Caravanners

Don’t let pressure get to you, caravanners urged

THE temperature is rising… but caravanners are urged to not let the pressure get to them. Tyre pressure that is. Towing a caravan can be hazardous enough in some road conditions, and with the attitude of some road users, but don’t let under-inflated tyres blow out and cause problems. Leading UK road safety charity TyreSafe […]

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Make sure you getaway from the bank holiday blues

THE May bank holidays are approaching rapidly and many drivers are planning a getaway break. Apart from planning your destination, route and accommodation, don’t forget to plan vital checks on your car. Drivers who forget to check their tyres before heading off could be risking significant roadside misery warns TyreSafe, which points to shocking statistics […]

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Are you ready for the dangers of winter driving?

A DRIVING campaign to increase awareness of the potential dangers of winter driving on the roads this year has been launched by GEM Motoring Assist. The road safety organisation and breakdown cover company is aware that UK motorists continue to cut corners on car maintenance due to the economic pinch. And while stressing that it’s […]

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Motorists on a charge as nights draw in

MOTORISTS are being urged to get their batteries checked in readiness for the onset of winter. Each year technicians at national fast-fit chain ATS Euromaster take a ‘close look’ at tens of thousands of vehicle batteries, providing customers with a free print-out of their battery’s performance. The clocks going back normally heralds the start of […]

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AA buys Transits

Coming to a breakdown near you… but hopefully not yours. THE Ford Transit is transporting the AA into the windscreen-replacement market by handing over 56 Ford Transit 300 short-wheelbase vans for the AA AutoWindshields fleet. Ford’s Southampton plant has built the vans which were inspected at Southampton by AA chief engineer Steve Ives, who said: […]

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