Car Maintenance
The gloves are off for classic car insurance

The gloves are offIt doesn't take a genius to work out why the glove box is called just that, but how many classic car owners actually keep gloves in it?

Owners of vintage motors or convertibles which pretty much expose them to the elements may be more likely to keep gloves (and scarves or hats!) handy, but according to research by a UK insurer, most drivers use that compartment for a whole host of different items.

Cherished Vehicle Classic car Insurance brings you the top 10:

  • Food! In olden days some of our classic cars may have carried their own picnic baskets, complete with the finest silver or porcelain, but today 8% of us carry just sachets of condiments - ketchup, mayonnaise etc - presumably in case we run across an impromptu barbeque?
6 Essential Car Maintenance Checks for Holidaymakers

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With summer fast approaching – and the weather experts forecasting a hot one – many of us will be consulting our road atlases and programming our sat navs in preparation for a long drive to the sun spot of our choice.

Getting ready for that long drive should be about more than planning your route and packing your bags. You should check that your car is ready for the long journey ahead too. Here are six essential maintenance checks that could save you time, money and get you to your holiday destination safe and sound:

My Sat Nav's Trying to Kill Me!

sat navsUnless I'm hopelessly lost, I try not to use my Sat Nav. Not because I find the voice irritating, not because it's a distraction; I'm just convinced that it's trying to do me in.

In the last year, it's tried to send me over a roundabout it 'forgot' to mention, it's attempted to steer me into numerous hedges or walls, down alleyways barely wide enough for a person on foot, or most recently, tried to convince me that driving off a bypass flyover onto the road below was the fastest route to my destination. or it would have been, if my destination had been the nearest morgue.

Causes for the Car Accident

car accident causesOwning an auto provides you with a great sense of liberty.

Having the power to go off for a drive at the drop of a hat is a luxury that's well worth having and shouldn't be treated disrespectfully. You obviously need car insurance as employing an automobile carries many responsibilities. You should also be responsible when it comes to driving in order to avoid accidents. As with all vehicles there are lots of moving parts, every one of which can go bad. This isn't to claim that they can. Like many things if something is well looked after then it can last a very long time.

Car Maintenance in Budget

As an auto owner it's necessary to take your auto upkeep seriously. Too frequently we see that unnecessary costs are generated simply because of stupidity, lack of data or perhaps laziness. If you neglect the upkeep of your automobile it might not only give big automotive repair costs, it can make you and others wounded for life or in worst case you can loose it. For this reason I have crammed together a few tips for a way to perform a regular upkeep of your car, targeting the most vital jobs. Before a few tips, I would like to suggest that, if you are struggling with the performance of your car then opt for hypertech programmers which will bring out the optimum performance from your vehicle.

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