Tag: car breakdown

Top 10 tips for driving in hot weather

In hot weather conditions, it’s more important than ever for drivers to carry out basic preparation and checks to reduce the risk of mechanical breakdowns, and maximise passenger comfort. CarGurus – a leading online automotive marketplace to shop, buy, and sell used vehicles – has compiled a list of essential […]

Eye-watering Easter short stay car parking charges revealed

Motorists should do their research ahead of their Easter city breaks to avoid serious ‘short stay’ parking pain. Research by car breakdown cover service, Start Rescue, found that visitors to Leeds and Liverpool could pay an astonishing £135 for eight hours in short stay rail car parks. So, the advice […]

Pothole-related breakdowns are accelerating

RAC patrols attended nearly a quarter more breakdowns where potholes were likely to blame in the last three months of 2022 compared to the previous three months, according to new RAC figures. Released to mark today’s National Pothole Day show, the data show’s the motoring services company’s roadside staff went […]

Do you suffer from ‘breakdown anxiety’?

The cost of fixing a car is the most stressful aspect of a breakdown for a third of motorists, according to new research. The survey for Green Flag also found that being far from home (24%) and location (23%) were the other main breakdown concerns. The breakdown provider reckons ‘breakdown […]