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Breakeryard Blogs

Changing legislation, motoring news, musings on driving… It’s all here in our blogs.


Save money on your fuel bill
Save money on fuel this summer

With the increase of petrol and diesel prices over recent years, it now costs an average of £8 extra to fill up the tank than it did just 2 years ago.

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Spruce up your driveway this summer
Tips to spruce up your driveway for the summer

Throughout the year driveways can easily attract oil stains, mud, weeds and soil through typical wear and tear.

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Protect your car from tech-savvy car thieves

Whether you’ve read it in the news, or seen videos on social media, car thieves are getting more and more tech savvy when it comes to stealing newer cars.

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new driving laws 2018
8 New Driving Laws for 2018

This year will see the introduction of new changes to our driving laws with regards to our driving licences, road tax, new drivers and scrappage schemes.

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new mot changes 2018
New MOT Changes May 2018

Your MOT from May 2018 will change. These changes are as a result under the EU Roadworthiness Package which aims to standardize testing and improve road safety.

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Winter Driving Tips
Top tips when driving during the winter

The first thing that’s really important to know is that the braking/stopping distance of your vehicle can more than double in wet and icy road conditions when compared to dry surfaces. 

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Drink and drive consequences
Consequences of Drink Driving

If you’ve clicked on this article then a ‘big well done to you’ as you must be someone who is responsible and wants to learn more... 

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Should lorries drive in the outside lane
Should Lorries be Allowed in the Third Lane?

If you saw the recent television broadcast which addressed the various issues involving lorry drivers, you may have some trepidation about encountering heavy goods vehicles on the motorway.

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Electric vs Petrol and Deisel
Can We Switch to Electrical Vehicles Completely by 2040?

Recently announced plans to do away with all diesel and petrol cars by 2040 in favour of electric models have been met with some apprehension.

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Cars, during the winter, waiting at traffic lights
Is your car ready for winter? Part 2!

We’re back with part 2 of our winter readiness series! If you didn’t see part 1, take a look at it here.

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ford focus rs 2017 drifting across a salt dune
Ford Focus – Should I buy it second-hand?

There’s a reason that the Ford Focus is the 2nd most popular second-hand car in the UK. It’s an iconic vehicle with different models that match whatever needs you’re looking for.

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Cars driving on a motorway at night with their lights on
3 Top Tips for Driving in the Dark

As the days grow shorter, commuting in darker conditions is going to start becoming a reality for many of us again.

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