If you’re planning on driving to Europe for the first time then there are quite a few things you’ll need to consider. Find out what you need before travelling abroad. Read the rest of this entry »
Top tips on how to avoid driving tired to ensure a safe journey. Read the rest of this entry »
As the weather begins to (finally) brighten up and summer creeps even closer, so does the temptation to get the car out and go for a well-needed road trip or long summer journey. However, it’s important that you service your car before a long journey in order to prevent breaking down unexpectedly, especially if you haven’t driven for a while. Read the rest of this entry »
We’re sure many of you are sick of the sight of snow now (as are we!) and have perhaps struggled on the icy roads and snow-covered side streets over the weekend.
As the snow continues to linger, so does the chances of getting your vehicle stuck in the snow. We’ve put together some top tips on what to do if your car veers off or you get stuck in a snow jam.
Preparation is key – pack a shovel!
Before you set off, make sure you’ve packed some essentials in case you happen to get stuck; blankets (for passengers), a torch and a shovel (for snow) should be packed, in addition to your other breakdown essentials.
Make sure that you’re confident and prepared enough for driving in the snow. If you’re completely new to driving in such conditions, you should get up to scratch on the on the basics for driving in snow.
Getting stuck in snow
If your car’s developed a mind of it’s own and veered off in a random direction, here’s what to do:
As expected, car breakdowns are incredibly common in winter. If you don’t currently have car breakdown cover and happen to need assistance on your travels, you could find yourself forking out a lot of money at the roadside. In order to avoid hefty towing and maintenance costs, why not take out breakdown cover from Rescuemycar from as little as £17.90?
Find out more about our car breakdown cover today!
Compared to our European neighbours, Britain’s petrol prices remain high and constantly rising, with the plunging pound pushing the cost of filling up the tank of a typical car to almost a fiver more than several weeks ago. But don’t fret; you can help cut those fuel costs with a few simple tips from Rescuemycar. Read the rest of this entry »