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More than a fifth of people willing to move house for a better commute 0

Brits in the capital spend up to three hours a day travelling to and from work – That equates to an eighth of the full day, a third of the working day, a quarter of the time an average person stays awake and probably around half of the time we sleep at night. With up(…)

83% of motorists against purchasing a new vehicle 0

One man’s trash is another’s treasure as they say, and that couldn’t be more the case than in today’s automotive industry. The cost of purchasing a brand new car from the showroom has proliferated in pace with the need to have electric, renewable, smart and even autonomous vehicles – now, more people than ever before(…)

Motorists overwhelmingly back new cycle lanes 0

Motorists are backing the new Dutch-inspired cycle lanes that are currently being painted on roads across the UK. A new survey conducted by Servicing Stop asked motorists if they agreed with the new plan which has cost more than £913 million in the capital alone; overwhelmingly 80% of motorists said yes. Servicing Stop also asked(…)

More people than ever before favour car finance over ownership 0

Motorists are now favouring car financing over ownership in the wake of new tax legislation and Brexit negotiations. A new study by Servicing Stop has found that while just 18% of people currently finance their cars, more than one third of motorists said they are more likely to finance their cars next time rather than(…)

New technology not trusted by large portion of UK drivers 0

Motorists do not trust new developments in the automotive industry, according to a new survey. In an ongoing move to eliminate fossil-fuel emissions, switch to electric, increase intelligence in cars and cut the cost of drivers – the automotive industry is moving at a pace that motorists cannot keep up with and it is making(…)

London Parking Tips 0

One of the worst aspects of being a motorist in London is the horrors involved with parking. If you’re in any way unfamiliar with the city, the entire experience can be an overwhelming nightmare. It’s not impossible to find a space, but they will always be a highly prized commodity. Here are some tips to(…)

Almost one in every two new cars in the UK is diesel 0

Almost one in every two new cars in the UK is diesel, so why is the government trying to get rid of them? Opinion piece by CEO and founder of Servicing Stop, Oly Richmond. The UK’s automotive industry has spoken and it’s in favour of diesel. The SMMT has warned against moves to limit the(…)

A third of motorists lie to get cheaper car insurance 0

The study, commissioned by Servicing Stop, found that 33% of motorists will lie to get cheaper car insurance and a further 11% will drive without a valid MOT to save money. Another 7% would happily go without insurance altogether if it meant saving a few pennies. The survey asked motorists how they plan to save(…)

Meet the Servicing Stop network – An interview with Eddie of Swanley Garage Services 0

Servicing Stop is the UK’s largest online car servicing booker. Every day thousands of customers use Servicing Stop to book their vehicle services or MOTs. So far, over 1,500 independent garages have signed up to the Servicing Stop network – sharing £50 million between them. Swanley Garage Services signed up around seven months ago. We(…)

A third of motorists lie to get cheaper car insurance 0

At Servicing Stop, we’re always keeping our eye on interesting developments from the motoring world, and a new survey we’ve commissioned has revealed some truly staggering results. For the survey*, we asked over a thousand motorists questions relating to car maintenance and running costs. The answers we received turned out to be extremely interesting; and(…)