Road Safety

The 2014 Nissan Qashqai 1

Nissan first released the Qashqai in 2007, since then it has been a huge success. It was one of the first cars to combine 4×4 styling with hatchback running costs, and this formula quickly turned it into a best seller. The car incorporates the strengths of the original model, however,  it offers more room, up(…)

Driverless cars on our roads in January 2

Autonomous cars look set to arrive here in January. The Government announced the news today that they will be allowed to be tested on public roads as soon as next year. Vince Cable, the Business Secretary has said that the announcement puts the UK on the ‘forefront’ in the automotive industry regarding this type of(…)

Council spy cars could be banned 0

Some potentially good news for motorists. Those annoying spy camera cars are under consideration banned in the UK. The law could be changed as soon as January. Many consider them to be an unjust way of councils making money. It is claimed that static and car mounted cameras have been used to issue 10 million(…)

The Crash-for Cash-dilemma 0

We’ve all heard of the cash-for-crash insurance fraud epidemic sweeping the nation. Innocent drivers everywhere are falling victim to these fraudsters! Is there anything you can do to protect yourself? The problem It will not come as a surprise to you that there is a nationwide clampdown on crash-for-cash scammers. In one of most high(…)

How to prevent MOT failures in just a few minutes

How to prevent MOT failures in just a few minutes 1

  Ensure your car passes it’s MOT Test by just taking a couple of minutes to go through our 10 checks. Our pointers will help you save time and money by ensuring that your vehicle’s MOT test does not fail needlessly. 1.    Lights It is estimated that 20% of MOT failures are due to lights(…)

New MOT checks 0

As of today 20 new checks will be required for all MOT tests. The EU has devised the new tests to bring about the same technical standards in the UK as that throughout Europe. Warning lights can now not be ignored, they have now become part of the MOT. Vehicle’s have become more sophisticated with(…)

Learners tested on the motorway 0

Learner drivers are now allowed to drive on the motorway. Just when you thought the practical tests couldn’t get any harder? From 2012, the driving test will take place on the motorway where the national speed limit is 70 MPH. This means learners will be thrown into the deep end where they could be faced(…)

Unfinished business on UK roads 0

UK road projects are not receiving enough attention for them to be completed effectively, according to the RAC. Unfinished business Currently there are just too many unfinished projects which is quite a worrying prospect. Not only do many drivers across the country have to deal with horrendous traffic daily, a combination of unfinished road projects(…)

Speed Cameras making £3.1 million a year 0

Official statistics released recently show that the top 10 speed cameras in the UK make £3.1 million a year. Everytime someone is typically caught speeding, a £60 fine must be issued along with three points being issued to their license. The statistics were obtained by the The Sun through the Freedom of Information Act 2000.(…)

Why we should have a MOT every year? 0

Servicing Stop fully supports the  campaign to keep the current procedure for vehicles to undergo a MOT test annually. The Managing Director of the company, Oliver Richmond, released a statement on the subject claiming changes to the current system are potentially very dangerous. “Any alterations to the current annual MOT test are frankly unacceptable. Vehicles(…)