Motoring Tips & Advice

Friday, April 15, 2016
Motoring battery advice

Euro Car Parts, official battery supplier to the RAC, has reported a 100 per cent year-on-year increase in sales of the absorbent glass mat (AGM) and enhanced flooded battery (EFB) types for cars with start-stop systems.

Car servicing

Keeping your car in tip-top condition is essential to ensure it’s reliable and holds its value.

Cat thief

Press the key fob to lock the car and that’s it, job done; the car is safe and secure. This is what many of us think, but thieves are always on the lookout for cars to steal, so here is how to make sure your pride and joy is not the criminals’ next target.

2015 Suzuki Vitara 1.6 SZ5 speedometer (fuel gauge)

Is your car’s speedometer telling the truth? Nobody wants to end up with a speeding ticket when we think we’ve been travelling at the legal limit, so it’s important that the speed you see is accurate.

Cobra JumPack (jump-start, breakdown, battery, charger)

The complex electronics in modern cars mean that you can’t simply jump-start them without a second thought. Here’s what you need to know.

Tyre safety, air pressure, puncture

You wouldn’t keep food in the fridge past its use-by date, so what about the safety kit and essential components of your car?

Some simple used car checks

Friday, January 15, 2016
Part of an RAC Car Passport used car check

Buying a used car doesn’t need to be a gamble, particularly if you do your research and make some simple checks.

Essential guide to driving in winter

Friday, January 15, 2016
Snow, winter, ice

The temperature is plunging below freezing overnight and barely scraping above it during the day. Time, if history repeats itself, for everyone to panic and start crashing into things.

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Quick Tips & Advice

Motoring battery advice

Euro Car Parts, official battery supplier to the RAC, has reported a 100 per cent year-on-year increase in sales of the absorbent glass mat (AGM) and enhanced flooded battery (EFB) types for cars with start-stop systems.

Car servicing

Keeping your car in tip-top condition is essential to ensure it’s reliable and holds its value.

Cat thief

Press the key fob to lock the car and that’s it, job done; the car is safe and secure. This is what many of us think, but thieves are always on the lookout for cars to steal, so here is how to make sure your pride and joy is not the criminals’ next target.

2015 Suzuki Vitara 1.6 SZ5 speedometer (fuel gauge)

Is your car’s speedometer telling the truth? Nobody wants to end up with a speeding ticket when we think we’ve been travelling at the legal limit, so it’s important that the speed you see is accurate.

Cobra JumPack (jump-start, breakdown, battery, charger)

The complex electronics in modern cars mean that you can’t simply jump-start them without a second thought. Here’s what you need to know.

Tyre safety, air pressure, puncture

You wouldn’t keep food in the fridge past its use-by date, so what about the safety kit and essential components of your car?

Part of an RAC Car Passport used car check

Buying a used car doesn’t need to be a gamble, particularly if you do your research and make some simple checks.

Snow, winter, ice

The temperature is plunging below freezing overnight and barely scraping above it during the day. Time, if history repeats itself, for everyone to panic and start crashing into things.

Traffic News

Motorists are being advised to avoid part of the A1 near Sawtry after a road traffic collision involving a refuse lorry.

Friday, January 13, 2017
Chris Grayling MP

A billion-pound package of road improvements for the east of England have been announced by the government today (Friday) and include an upgrade of the A428 near St Neots.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Motorists are told to expect residual delays on the A14 after a collision involving two vehicles earlier this morning (January 11).

Monday, January 2, 2017
Cllr Julie Wisson

Cambridgeshire councillors have backed a call to push Network Rail to close the Offord Cluny level crossing as a “matter of urgency”.

Friday, December 16, 2016

Drivers are being warned to expect long delays following a collision between a motorcycle and a lorry in Buckden.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Huntingdon Railway Station,

Commuters in Huntingdonshire affected by rail delays of 15 minutes will be able to claim compensation for the first time, following new rules announced by government.

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