Archive for March, 2011

Fuel rise will be postponed according to Darling

petrol pump The fuel tax rise is predicted to be postponed according to Alistair Darling, as the rise in associated costs is putting pressure on public spending.

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London borough parking permits turnaround

car parkAs a London council have rebuked their decision to significantly raise proposed parking permits, the AA have indicated that other boroughs of London may feel the rise instead.
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Golden Garage Awards Finalists Announced

car garageThousands of Britain’s motorists have been voting and now the top 50 repair garages have been announced for the G0lden Garages award. Read on…

RAC successfully keeping more vehicles on the road with roadside car repairs

broken down car Roadside breakdowns are an unwelcome element to any journey, but many people are affected by car problems when on the road every day. There are a number of roadside assistance companies that are known to the general public and who are able to aid in recovery of vehicles and roadside repairs, one of the most well known being RAC.

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Car insurance increases partly due to lead selling

crashed carCar insurers have come under speculation by the Commons Transport Select Committee as encouraging car accident victims to press forward with charges, which in turn is pushing up insurance costs.

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Local garage en-route to win national award

vehicle engineThe annual garages competition is a nationally recognised award given to garages across the UK, and nominated in the top 50 this year was a small garage in Tewkesbury.

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Claims are possible for damage to cars caused by council neglect

potholed road and carsDrivers in Swindon are being advised that if they can prove damage to their vehicle by providing photographic images and diagrams to show the location where the damage has taken place, they could possibly get the costs covered to repair their car. Read on…

Car smashing resulting from theives in the Isle of Wight

smashed car windowOn Sunday the 20th February, Joshua Benstead returned to his car after leaving it overnight on on a road in the Isle of Wight, to discover that the window had been smashed. Read on…

Motorists warned about dangers of mixing screenwash and engine coolant up

car engineThe freezing winter conditions experienced this year has seen a vast increase of the usage of engine coolant to help motorists’ vehicle engines run smoothly. There’s also been a huge amount of people choosing screen wash to enable good visibility and help them get to their destinations safely.
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Auto Windscreens loses fight to remain trading

car windscreenAs a business, Auto Windscreens started in 1971, and they have served private customers and many major motor insurance companies for a very long time. Unfortunately, the company has announced that over 1000 employees working at Auto Windscreens are now unemployed due to no investors willing to buy the business out.

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