Why Does A Car Over Heat? Causes And Prevention

11th July 2017 | ifa_admin

Car engines work efficiently at the correct temperatures. A car will over heat when the engine temperature reaches a point where mechanical damage occurs. Generally, a temperature of more than 240 degrees Fahrenheit is potentially harmful. Steam and warning lights are likely to be the signs that your engine is overheating and requires attention. If […]

Car Checks Before You Go On Holiday

12th June 2017 | ifa_admin

The sun is out, summer is well and truly in full swing and no doubt you have a holiday approaching! At the very least, the summer holidays call for days out and numerous road trips. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the fun of planning holidays and days out, but the journey tends to […]

New Speeding Laws – All You Need To Know

9th May 2017 | ifa_admin

What Changes Are Happening And When? As of 24th April 2017, being caught speeding will carry a harsher punishment. The previous common fine for speeding was £100, but these new changes could see drivers being fined as much as 150% of their weekly wage (up to a maximum of £2,500). This has come into place […]

New Emissions Stickers For Motorists Driving To France

10th April 2017 | ifa_admin

The RAC are advising all motorists that intend to travel to France to order vehicle emissions stickers sooner rather than later after it is reported to have taken six weeks for one to reach the UK recently. The Crit ‘Air Scheme was introduced in January this year. It is part of an attempt by the […]

Change In Driving Laws – Using Your Mobile Phone Or Satellite Navigation

8th March 2017 | ifa_admin

What Is Happening And When? Allowing yourself as a driver to be distracted when behind the wheel now carries a tougher penalty than ever before. While it is not against the law to eat or use a sat nav while you are driving, you are still at risk of being prosecuted if a result of […]

How Is Car Tax Changing in 2017?

7th February 2017 | ifa_admin

In April 2017, the system for taxing a new car will be changing. The new regulations start on 1st April and actually means that the running of some cars will be a fair bit more expensive. What Is Actually Happening? The VED (Vehicle Excise Duty) you pay on your car will still partly be based […]

The Importance Of Changing Your Motor Oil

2nd February 2017 | ifa_admin

Your motor oil is one of the key things that keeps your car running so always ensure you keep an eye on it. Replacing the motor oil keeps the motor clean and lubricates the engine, so it is important that you keep on top of it. It is recommended that you check your oil level […]

Treat Yourself To A New Car This December

5th December 2016 | ifa_admin

If you’re in the market for a new vehicle, get serious about shopping now. December tends to deliver the deepest discounts of the year, with buyers receiving an average 7.7% off full retail price.  For an average buyer, that’s more than £300 in savings. Why December? Well, many dealers and manufacturers are looking to meet […]

Get Your Car Ready For Winter

4th November 2016 | ifa_admin

Breaking down at any time of year is not good, but in the winter it can feel even worse.  Cold, wet conditions, and heavy traffic on the roads, can mean longer waits to rescue services in very uncomfortable conditions. In this months blog, we are sharing some advice from the AA on how to reduce […]

Tougher penalties for drivers who use mobiles phones whilst driving

14th October 2016 | ifa_admin

Here at In-Front Autos we see plenty of cars that need repairs made to them.  Often the damage is caused by drivers not paying attention to the road around them.  Of course, the damage caused by road accidents can be far more serious and long lasting, than just a damaged bumper, which is why using […]