Driving in Spain

If you have previously driven around different European countries, you are probably well aware that driving requirements differ around the continent. So, before you start your journey to either travel around Spain or through it, we want to provide you with as much information as possible to ensure that are fully prepared by having the […]

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Driving in France

Whether you are planning on driving around France or just passing through during your travels, you are probably wondering how their driving laws differ to the UK’s and what items you need to store in the back of your boot to ensure that you are abiding their law. Also, in each different country within the […]

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Are Snow Socks Legal in the UK and Europe?

There are often added precautions to take whilst driving in the winter which aim to improve your safety and increase your confidence as it can often be scary to drive in adverse weather conditions. However, the confusion can often set in when trying to differentiate between what is a legal requirement and what isn’t. So, […]

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Car Battery Leaking: Leak Advice and Tips

When handling car batteries, you must ensure to take precaution in case there as battery acid can be highly toxic and dangerous. It is vital to avoid any contact with your skin or eyes and it must be kept away from children. The best thing to do when handling a leaking car batteries is to […]

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Car Battery Sizes Guide

Your car battery is the driving force behind your vehicle. The battery works to power up the engine and ignites the fuel to start your vehicle. It also gives electrical power to your lights, indicators, windscreen wipes and windows along with many other features that all uses electricity from your vehicles battery. A car battery […]

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Has my Car Battery Died?

A dead car battery being jump started.

Your car battery is the most essential part of your vehicle. Once the battery is ‘flat’ or ‘dead’ the vehicle will no longer function.  If you are struggling to start your car, it is highly likely there is a problem with the battery. Being able to acknowledge when your battery has died, makes it easier […]

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How to Charge a Car Battery

How long does a car battery last? On average, a car battery can last from 3 to 5 years, however it can completely depend on how well it has been maintained, the motorists driving style and the pressures that its under from the engine. How long does it take to charge a car battery? You […]

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Car Batteries, Questions and Problems: Car Battery Advice

Motorists go into a sheer meltdown whenever they see the dreaded battery sign on the dashboard or when their engine won’t start, after all, the battery is the most important part of the vehicle. Without a battery, the starter motor, ignition and the lights will not start. Issues with batteries are usually the most common […]

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What is an AGM Battery?

The AGM or Absorbent Glass Mat battery is a new technology that has recently integrated into cars by manufacturers as a stop/start system that is helping to reduce environmental impacts on the modern world. Vehicle manufacturers are increasingly demanding more AGM batteries to use in their new stop/start vehicles. The increase in the use of […]

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RAC Car Battery Guarantee

To ensure that you get the most out of your car battery we have a guarantee in place. All of our RAC branded car batteries that have been fitted by a patrol have a 5 year guarantee, whereas all of our other batteries have a 3 year guarantee. Take a look at our battery fitting […]

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RAC Battery Fitting Service

We understand how inconvenient it can be when an issue arises with your vehicle, it always occurs when you are least expecting it and need to be somewhere important, so we have a car battery fitting service in place that couldn’t be any easier for you. We have two different fitting options available which are […]

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Top 10 Car Battery Facts

A vehicles main source of power comes directly from the vehicle, meaning that if it becomes flat or dead, the engine will simply not start. This affects hundreds of thousands of motorists around the UK every day, so we have put together our top 10 car battery facts to give you an insight of what […]

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How to fit a Car Battery

If you’ve noticed that your headlights are starting dim or you need to frequently jump start your vehicle, it’s probably time to change the battery. After all, we’ve all been in the annoying situation when your battery goes flat when you’re already running late and need to be somewhere important. When should you replace your […]

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How to Jump Start a Car

In the unfortunate event that you might need to jump start your car, knowing how to do so will be a useful piece of information that may come in handy. You may need to jump start your car when your car battery is flat or unable to store enough energy to power your vehicle. Using […]

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Car batteries, Cold Weather and Winter Tips and Advice

During the cold winter months, the last thing you need is to breakdown due to car battery problems. Battery problems are one of the biggest causes of breakdowns in the cold weather and understanding the effects the weather can have on your car battery can help you to try and avoid a battery problem this […]

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Will a Dash Cam Reduce my Insurance?

Being cautious on the road is a given, although there are many careless drivers that are putting other people at risk. For this reason, dash cams are becoming increasingly popular with motorists as they act as a 24/7 silent witness that can be used to provide recorded evidence, that can protect drivers from any fraudulent […]

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What is a Dash Cam?

As the integration and need for high tech in modern vehicles is constantly growing, you are probably looking for some clarification on what their benefits are and how they can improve your driving experience. In the past 3 to 5 years the consumer demand for dash cams has surged to try and combat the growing amount of […]

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Is having a Dashboard Camera Legal?

A dash cam recording the road in front.

Motorists are starting to think more about buying and using dashboard cameras (dash cams) as these can be used to by people who want to try and protect themselves against bogus insurance claims after an accident/incident has occurred by gaining quality video footage. The evidence can be sent straight to insurance companies or the police […]

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Dash Cam Installation Guide

Over recent years, the demand for dash cams has surged, with them becoming a popular item that can be integrated into vehicles to gain quality footage in case an accident arises, which will help to protect them against false insurance claims. We have the most advanced range of dash cams available which can be suitable for […]

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Choosing the Best Dash Cam/In Car Camera

As the demand for high tech devices is growing, so is the demand for dash cams, especially for those who do a lot of driving. The main function of a dash cam or in car camera is to provide you with video, image or audio evidence if an accident occurs to prevent against fraudulent insurance […]

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Reversing Aids and Parking Aids: Advice and Tips

Vehicles parallel parked on a street

If you were lucky enough to avoid the parallel park manoeuvre in your driving test, it is likely that you are filled with dread when there is no other option than having to squeeze into a tight space. We’ve all been there, parking in a space that is so far away from where you need to […]

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In-Car Cameras and Dash Cams: Advice, Tips and Benefits

The road can be a dangerous place, even as the most careful and cautious driver other road users may put you at risk. If you are involved in a traffic collision it could cost you hundreds of pounds to repair your vehicle or in insurance premiums even if it wasn’t your fault. In car cameras […]

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In-Car WiFi: The Essential Advice and Tips

The reliance on smartphones is constantly growing in the UK, from reading the news, being in constant contact with friends or to getting from A to B, it results.  Whilst people are travelling or commuting via bus or train, there is often a quality connection to Wi-Fi. So, why shouldn’t this be the same whilst you […]

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