Two Ways To Keep Your Dog Safe While Waiting For Roadside Services


Fur babies are a big part of Australian families, and the RSPCA estimates 39 per cent of homes have a 4-legged canine buddy. Nobody likes to leave their fur baby behind when heading out in the car, but are you mentally and physically prepared to keep your dog safe if your vehicle breaks down or is involved in an accident? Roadside services travel to breakdowns and accidents as soon as they can, but there may be delays during peak traffic or if the incident occurs out of town.

12 July 2017

When Should You Junk an Old Car?


Letting go of an old car can be a difficult decision; many car owners want to use their car for as long as possible to avoid the cost and hassle of getting a new one. However, an older car can be just as costly and inconvenient if it's not in good repair and is always breaking down or refusing to start. If you're facing yet another set of repair bills for your older car, how can you determine when it's a good time to just junk the car?

11 July 2017

Why Chips or Cracks on Your Windscreen Could Be a Bigger Issue Than You Might Have Thought


Automobile manufacturers have made great strides in recent years toward keeping a vehicle driver and its occupants safe in the event of an accident. In addition to mechanical devices like collision avoidance systems or anti-lock brakes, the body of the car itself has been carefully designed to stand up as well as possible in the event of a collision. In order to provide the right safeguards, the overall structure of the vehicle has to be maintained and cannot be compromised in any way.

30 June 2017

Tips to Keep Your Differential Working Properly and to Reduce Differential Repair Costs


To keep your car operation costs down, you should be able to minimise your repair costs. Smart car owners know that ensuring proper car maintenance is the best way to reduce car repair costs. Differentials (or diffs) in well-maintained cars rarely require costly repairs.  Here are some effective car care tips you can follow to keep your differential in good working order for as long as possible, so as to reduce differential repair costs:

4 June 2017