When should I change my tyres?

7 Mar 2016

The tyres on your car are easy to take for granted; they do the job and rarely give you any reason to think about them unless you’ve been unlucky enough to have a puncture.

2016 Registration Plates: Winners & Losers

4 Mar 2016

March 1st sees a new roll-out of vehicle registration plates. Kwik-Fit Insurance Services have therefore taken a look at who is set to gain from this new influx… and who might lose out:

Top 3 Motoring Stories - 04/03/2016

4 Mar 2016

Here's a roundup of the top 3 stories this week...

A Motorist's Guide to Lens

2 Mar 2016

Lens is an industrial city located in the northern Pas-de-Calais region in France. Lens is easily accessible from the UK, just an hour and a half's drive from Calais.

A Motorist's Guide to Marseille

2 Mar 2016

Marseille is a gorgeous port city in Southern France, bubbling with a vibrant port, creative spaces and over 600 years of history since Greek settlers came ashore.  

A Motorist's Guide to Bordeaux

2 Mar 2016

Bordeaux is situated in the Southwestern region of France, known for being a famous wine growing region and home to a grand Palace de la Bourse.

A Motorist's Guide to Toulouse

2 Mar 2016

Toulouse is located in France's Mid-Pyrenees region, near the Spanish border. The city is famous for its terra-cotta bricks used throughout the city and it is split down the middle by the river Garonne.

A Motorist's Guide to Nice

2 Mar 2016

Nice is situated in the South West region of France and is a known for its sweeping beaches, sunshine and artists attracted by the many museums.

A Motorist's Guide to Lille

2 Mar 2016

Lille is situated in the norther region of France and is the capital city of Nord-Pas-de-Calais. The historic town centre has 17th century cobbled streets and brick town houses.

Write-Off Replacement service launched by Kwik Fit Insurance Services

29 Feb 2016

Kwik Fit Insurance Services, part of Ageas Retail Limited, has partnered with Auto Replace to launch a brand new Write-Off Replacement service as a universal and unique benefit for all of its motor insurance customers.

Italian Road Signs

29 Feb 2016

Driving in Italy is a great way to save money on your holiday and you’ll get to see more of the country without having to rely on public transport or costly taxis. 

Smart Motorways - is safety being compromised?

26 Feb 2016

While reports say ‘safety has not worsened’, drivers and Police are troubled by all-lane motorways.

The adoption of all-lane Smart motorways is rolling out across England. The scheme involves converting the hard shoulder so that traffic can use all lanes including the hard shoulder during peak driving hours. The aim is to ease road congestion, but the move has already raised concerns among the emergency services, and a new report suggests the new road layouts make drivers nervous.

Diesel drivers to pay £12.50 fee to enter major cities by 2020

26 Feb 2016

The government has announced plans to charge drivers of diesel vehicles up to £12.50 to enter major city centres across England by 2020. The move aims to reduce air pollution, which has reached dangerous levels, and comes despite drivers being encouraged to invest in ‘cleaner’ diesel cars in recent years.

Italian Speed Limits and Rules of the Road

26 Feb 2016

The idea of driving in Italy may be regarded with trepidation by Brits who’ve witnessed Italian inner city motoring at its chaotic worst but it’s a mistake to write off a driving holiday in this beautiful country.

Italian Driving Checklist

26 Feb 2016

Before embarking on a driving holiday in Italy it’s a good idea to do a bit of research and make sure you don’t take to the Autostrada without necessary documents and compulsory items.

A Motorist's City Guide to Lyon

24 Feb 2016

Lyon is a beautiful and historic city situated on both the Rhone and Saone rivers in Frances Rhone-Alpes region, with over 2,000 years of history.

A Motorist's Guide to Saint Denis, Paris

24 Feb 2016

Seine-Saint Denis is a half our drive from the centre of traffic, depending on traffic conditions. The quite suburb is home to a striking Cathedral in the middle of town.

A Motorist's Guide to Saint-Etienne

24 Feb 2016

Saint-Etienne is a small city located in the Eastern region of France. 

A Motorist's City Guide to Paris

23 Feb 2016

Paris is a hugely popular destination whatever the time of year. with the Euro championships happening this summer we wanted to provide an alternative guide to Paris showing you the motoring history and travel information that would be useful on your trip.

Top 3 Motoring Stories - 19/02/2016

19 Feb 2016

Here's a roundup of the top 3 stories this week...


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