Leasing A Car Policies

9th September 2019 | ifa_admin

More people than ever are shunning traditional car buying in favour of a lease agreement – either through a PCH plan (personal contract hire) or a PCP plan (personal contract purchase). But new research suggests that over half of all of these drivers do not fully understand their company’s fair wear and tear policy and […]

The UK laws On Drug Driving Explained

27th August 2019 | ifa_admin

In 2015 stricter laws on drug driving were put in place. Up until this time drivers had a more laid-back approach to drug driving, seeing it as safer than drink driving. It was also much harder to prove drug driving at the roadside. This didn’t mean that people were fit to drive under the influence […]

How Clean Is Your Car Carpet?

16th July 2019 | ifa_admin

Let’s face it, the carpet in our cars goes through a lot. Muddy shoes, food spillages, dirt and rubbish from outside trodden in – it really can become pretty filthy. Cleaning it is a hard and time-consuming task, so you should pay someone regularly to clean it for you, right? Not necessarily. Follow our simple […]

Has Your Car Been Recalled?

11th June 2019 | ifa_admin

Car recalls are issued when the manufacturer finds that a particular car model – or even several models – has some kind of defect or does not comply with safety standards, and this is a fairly common thing. Over a million cars each year are recalled, due to safety problems or to address any other […]

Do We All Suffer From Road Rage?

8th May 2019 | ifa_admin

Back in 2003, a Gallup poll revealed that 80% of British drivers had experienced road rage, making the UK the road rage capital of the world. And it would seem, 16 years later, nothing has changed. A new survey by vehicle data experts HPI makes for worrying reading. It found that 22% of UK drivers […]

Reducing Your Fuel Consumption

15th April 2019 | ifa_admin

Fuel consumption is one of the biggest concerns for drivers. Whether it’s a worry over global warming and reducing your emissions, or simply getting more for your money, how many miles you get to the gallon is one of the first questions that a driver will ask before choosing a car. So how can you […]

What Is A Camshaft?

12th March 2019 | ifa_admin

A camshaft – an essential part of every car’s engine. But what exactly is it, and what exactly does it do? Here are some basic facts: The camshaft is located at the top of your car’s engine. Along the lengths of the camshaft are lobes (known as cams), which push on the rocker arms as […]

Why Aren’t My High Beam Headlights Working?

18th February 2019 | ifa_admin

As every motorist will know, headlights are essential. Not only are they a requirement by law, but they allow us to drive in any weather and at any time of the day or night. High beams are especially needed when driving above 25 miles per hour. So, if they stop working, it is vital you […]

Illegal Overtaking – A Warning to Drivers

10th January 2019 | ifa_admin

A road safety charity is reminding drivers of the dangers of overtaking, as well as the possible penalties. The charity IAM Roadsmart wants drivers to remember that they should only overtake a vehicle when it is safe to do so, and dangerous overtaking endangers the lives of all road users. Drivers are being reminded that […]

Fog Lights – When Should You Repair Them?

6th December 2018 | ifa_admin

Fog lights are situated low down on the front of your car and are used when visibility in fog is less than 100 metres. Their beam is different to that of headlights – they are flatter and wider, and designed to reduce light reflection when driving in fog. They are a very important safety feature […]