Winter

Driving Home For Christmas… Well, Not If You Break Down Abroad!

It’s that time of year again – Christmas is coming and many of us Brits are tempted to just hit the road and head for the Continent for a fun, festive holiday. But what happens if your car was to break down? Figures show that one in three Britons do not take out European breakdown cover, thus the need for vehicle repatriation services.

Winter Driving Tips

Winter driving is about more than just remembering to switch on your headlights – in fact, even the AA’s winter driving tips warn against exposing your car battery to the high demands placed on it by regularly driving with your headlights on.
 
It might sound counter-intuitive, but actually if you can drive more often in daylight, your battery will last longer than if it is under the constant strain of having the headlights and heaters switched on.
 
Here are some other winter driving tips that should help to keep you on the roads in the run-up to Christmas and into the new year.