Winter driving tips
PLANNING a shopping expedition? Visiting relatives and friends? Make sure you don't forget the most important thing: is your car and your driving up to surviving the winter weather?
Of course, if you belong to a breakdown organisation, it's comforting to know that if the worst happens and your vehicle does let you down, help will quickly be on its way. However, the frustrating thing for many members stranded by the roadside is that the breakdown could easily have been avoided.
Ensuring that your car is serviced regularly is one way to avoid all the hassle, not foolproof, of course, but prevention is always better than cure.
Tyres should always be checked carefully as worn treads can be lethal. Check tyre pressures regularly too. Also consider swapping tyres in the autumn for winter ones – then swapping back in the spring. Garages will sell you a set of winter tyres, fit them and even store your summer ones free of charge.
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Sluggish starting is a sure sign that your car battery is getting old. As soon as starting becomes slow, it's time to think about buying a new one.
Finally, make sure you are prepared by keeping a few essentials in the car, including a mobile phone (fully charged), shovel, de-icer/ice scraper, blanket, warm clothing, wellingtons, torch, a hot drink and a chocolate bar.