Research suggests that up to 95% of on-road incidents are down to human error and could have been avoided. These incidents happen for a number of reasons including failing to look properly, excess or inappropriate speed, impairment, lack of concentration or just poor attitude to driving
A report on the UK Car Body repair Market has published an update regarding the rising prices of vehicle repair costs. Analysis of Trend Tracker's new data shows the average repair cost trend for cars is continuing to rise in the first half of the year to a weighted average of £1,919 from £1,845 per [...]
Budget airline EasyJet says it will become the world's first major aircraft carrier to offset carbon emissions on all its flights. The airline is investing £25million in its sustainability efforts and will be achieved through schemes that include planting trees and renewable projects.
Caravan manufacturer Swift has announced it has entered into consultation with some staff as it proposes to reduce production of its caravans. The Cottingham-based business, which employs more than 1,100 people, said Brexit and “wider political uncertainty” had hit the motorhome industry. It also blamed the introduction of Vehicle Excise Duty – which sees buyers [...]
Bristol could ban privately owned diesels from the city centre between 7am and 3pm to tackle air pollution Bristol could become the first city to ban diesel cars. The move would see privately owned diesels barred from the city centre between 7am and 3pm to tackle air pollution. Commercial diesel vehicles such as buses and [...]
A quarter of all drivers who lease their cars have been charged for repairs at the end of their agreement yet new research has found only half of motorists understand their wear and tear policy. 90% of all new cars are bought on PCP or PCH finance and all such agreements include a clause setting [...]
Some of Britain’s most popular cars are being affected by “inherent” flaws which manufacturers are keeping hidden from owners, according to new research by a leading consumer group. Which? has found widespread failings in a number of models, including the best-selling Nissan Qashqai, that could leave owners facing large bills. It is now calling on [...]
Simple checks are a way to make sure the vehicle is roadworthy. Things to consider are; • Check tyres: prior to setting off on a long/significant journey, check your tyre pressures are suitable for the load and the condition of your tyres, including the spare. Look out for cuts or wear and make sure the [...]
Under the current MOT test system, most vehicles have to be tested by the third anniversary of registration and annually thereafter (some need to be tested after one year). A qualified tester checks the operation of the lights, the efficiency of the brakes and the emissions produced by the engine, among many other things. The [...]
Although a much more convenient way to buy a used car, it’s not without its risks and things do still need to be checked and considered, here are some suggested key factors; DO shop around… DO your research… DO check a vehicles history…using HPI and V Check for example DO arrange a pre-purchase inspection by [...]
Just this week, TRACKER has helped Essex Police Force recover yet another Range Rover Sport worth £40,000 stolen without keys, this time from South Ockendon. The latest recovery highlights the growing concerns about thefts of keyless entry cars from the region; 92% of vehicles stolen and recovered by TRACKER in Essex last year were stolen [...]
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