Car Sickness in Toddlers – Tips to Prevent It

Some children are fine in the car. Others? Not so much. If your toddler often looks peaky while travelling, or if they tend to get upset during car journeys, it might be a sign that they’re suffering from car sickness. In this post we’ll explore why toddlers are more likely to experience car sickness, and … Read more

7 Most Economical Family Cars 2019

Want a safe and reliable family car that’s going to take you where you need to go, for less? We’ve compared their MPG, CO2 Emissions and AIR Index Rating – an independent emissions rating for cars from A to E. Let’s take a look at some of the best. Volkswagen Golf Hatchback MPG: 57.6 (2019)CO2 … Read more

Dog Car Law – Is It Illegal to Have an Unrestrained Dog in the Car?

Whether you’re heading to the vets or the beach, you need to make sure that you’re not breaking the law when travelling by car with your dog. You need to travel in a way that’s safe for you, your dog, your passengers, and other motorists. Let’s take a look at what the Highway Code has … Read more

Car Seat Compatibility: What to Check Before Buying a Car Seat

If you’re a first-time parent, you might struggle to choose the right car seat for your child and your car. We put together this short car seat compatibility checker to help you make the right choice, first time and every time. Car Seat Compatibility – What to Look for in Your First Car Seat Broadly … Read more

Temporary Insurance & the Pitfalls

How Does Temporary Insurance Work and What Are the Pitfalls? Many companies offer temporary insurance cover, also sometimes referred to as pay as you go insurance. This lets you insure a person to drive your car for a few hours at a time without invalidating your main policy. How Does Temporary Insurance Work? Some companies … Read more

Child Lock: What Is It & How Does It Work?

Everything changes when you become a parent for the first time. You need to completely rethink many things you might have previously taken for granted. Driving is no exception. Is your car child-safe? There are a few things you can do to prepare your car for your new baby, and to keep things safe as … Read more

Parents & Child Parking – Can You Use Them While Pregnant?

Those parent and child parking spaces are very helpful. But what if the child in question isn’t quite here yet? Are you allowed to use them while pregnant? There seems to be a lot of confusion about this issue, so let’s clear things up a bit. Can You Use Parent and Child Parking When Pregnant? … Read more

Get your car winter ready

Some areas of the UK have been experiencing ice and snow with reports that it will spread to other areas of the UK soon. So, here are our tips on how you can get prepared and make your car winter ready. Break downs and accidents increase when it is icy or snowing and it’s vital … Read more

Stop your keyless entry car being stolen

Why are more keyless entry cars being stolen? Keyless entry cars work using radio signals. When you put your key fob near the door handle, or when you press a button, your car sends out a short radio signal with a range of around five metres. There’s an identity chip in your keyless entry fob … Read more

How Long Can a Baby Stay in a Car Seat?

How long can a baby stay in a car seat? Many seem to believe that you should not let your baby stay in their car seat for more than two hours at a time. But is there any truth to this? UK law is clear on when a child must use a child seat or … Read more