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How to look after your car during the coronavirus crisis

1. Keep the battery charged by driving your car once per week Car batteries discharge over time, and the easiest way to prevent a dead battery is to drive your car at regular intervals. But there’s no

Tips for driving in a heatwave

Keepin’ it cool Probably the most obvious of tips? You hop in your car in the roasting heat, set off and realise a mile into your journey that your air con isn’t working. This could be what

Car Fire Safety Tips

Ever see those scenes in movies where there are explosions and fires from a car? It can get pretty real if you don’t take the cautionary steps to prevent it from happening. Two of the most common

8 Important Car Driving Tips for Beginners

If you are just beginning to learn how to drive a car and want to read about some of the basics that you need to consider while driving or just want a few driving tips, then you

When should tires be replaced?

Tires make a huge difference in the way the vehicle handles. Worn-out tires have less grip in turns and on wet surfaces, which means the vehicle is more likely to slide or hydroplane in the rain. The

Stay Awake On The Road: Tips To Combat Drowsy Driving

Many of us think we can keep our minds alert, even when we’re feeling the tug of sleepiness on our brain and bodies. But the truth is that sleep is a powerful biological drive—one that can overtake

Pro Tips to Drive in Dense Populated Cities

Understand that city drivers encounter traffic jams, bumper-to-bumper traffic, and herds of pedestrians and cyclists on a daily basis. If you are unfamiliar with city driving, it is important to understand that the other motorists surrounding your car

Best Ways To Drive A Car In Reverse Gear

Whether you want to reverse in a parking space, exit a narrow end, or just feel like going backward, reverse gear is the perfect solution. If you don’t feel that confident driving your vehicle in reverse, don’t

6 Warning Signs of Cooling System Failure

At the moment you start up your car, your engine temperature begins a rapid rise. As long as your cooling system is healthy, you’ll have the mechanisms in place to regulate the heat. But if any part

Recognizing Brake Trouble

It’s impossible to predict when a drunk or distracted driver will fly right through a stoplight. In that harrowing moment, it’s critical that your braking system functions flawlessly. When you first notice a sign of brake trouble,

6 Problems that Can Prevent a Car from Starting

A variety of automotive issues can prevent a car from firing up, with some of the problems being more common than others. As soon as you start having difficulty getting started up, you’ll want to get your

White Smoke From Exhaust: Main Causes

Any type of change in the color of the smoke, white smoke from exhaust, for example, is surely a sign that there is a problem with your beloved car. The severity could be varying depending on the type

Planning A Highway Trip? Here Are few Important Tips To Keep In Mind

Nothing beats a long drive on a highway, leaving behind all the worries and traffic. But, the long drive away from worries becomes a worrying fact for some. The primary reason so is because of lack of

How to Tow Cars – Using Tow Straps

There are a number of ways to tow a vehicle, though some are better for certain situations than others. Tow straps can be a great way to get a vehicle pulled out of mud, snow, or sand,

What Does the Washer Fluid Low Warning Light Mean?

Sometimes your windshield wipers alone are not enough to keep the windshield clean. If it’s dry outside, you’ll have a hard time wiping dirt off your windshield without the help of.....

A complete guide to safe driving in the snow

Before driving in the snow Plan your journey Before you set off, plan your journey carefully. Use the RAC Route Planner to get updates on traffic news to help make your journey as smooth as.....

Is It Safe to Drive With the Air Bag Light On?

If your airbag light comes on, it is strongly suggested you do not ignore it. With all the lights on your dash, it can be very tempting to ignore one and think it is no big deal.

Clever Tricks To Solve When The Anti Theft System Car Wont Start

The anti-theft system is designed to protect your car from theft and vandalism. Its mechanism involves an electrical circuit that disconnects in the event of a suspicious activity. It interrupts.....

Reduced Engine Power: What Causes It?

Nowadays, it feels like modern vehicles have become more like driving computers than actual cars or trucks. They’re incredibly technologically advanced, with computers and sensors controlling.....

TRICKS FOR KEEPING YOUR CAR BATTERY CHARGED IN COLD TEMPERATURES

If you’re like most people, you don’t like leaving the house when your cell phone battery is almost dead. What if you miss a text? Your phone dies while you’re using your GPS? What if you can’t

What is Drowsy Driving?

“Drowsy driving” occurs when a person who is operating a motor vehicle is too tired to remain alert. As a result the driver may have slow reaction times, reduced vigilance and impaired thinking. In the worst case

Tips for Driving in Hot Weather

You know that extreme cold can take a toll on your car, but did you know that extreme heat can do a number on your vehicle too? Beyond making your legs stick to your leather seats, the

How to save fuel when driving

Fuel-saving tips Stay aerodynamic Wind resistance increases fuel consumption. Try to keep windows closed at high speeds and remove roof racks and boxes when not in use. Removing a roof-top cargo box can save as much as

How to handle your car during Brake Failure

While this is an obvious frightened situation, but the first thing that you can do is stay focused, alert and try to be calm. You can expect nothing good by panicking and moreover, it might increase your