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Maintenance Plans vs Service Plans: What’s the Difference?

The school holidays are fast approaching… and so is your mid-winter road trip! The seats have already been “shot-gunned” and playlists are waiting to be loaded; but before we can get the journey started, you need to consider the actual thing that will be getting you to your destination – the car.

Revamp Your Car In 6 Steps

Between lugging kids to sports practices with muddy equipment, eating messy snacks on the way to school and even (sometimes) bringing the family dog along for a hike, our car’s interiors go through a lot. Why not give your trusted “mommy ride” a bit of well-deserved TLC? It may not exactly be a new set of wheels, but we’re almost certain your family will like the idea and score you some extra “cool parent points”.

7 Ways To Have The Coolest Car This Summer

What a summer! Every few weeks seems to herald a new heatwave. Whether or not you’re a fan (pun intended) of the heat, don’t forget about your 4-wheeled bestie.

Driving in Heavy Rain: The Facts

Our beautiful country is blessed with beautiful sunny weather – most of the time. However, when the rainy season hits, the amount of accidents on the roads increases. Many drivers don’t realise that their driving behaviour needs to adjust to meet the conditions of the road.

6 Ways to save on car insurance

When it comes to owning a car, comprehensive car insurance is a must! This is a necessary expense that will not only cover you for minor accidental damage, but could also be a relief financially should you find yourself in a major accident. The financial drain of paying for insurance monthly may seem overwhelming, however, there are ways to lessen the blow. Here are great ways to save on your car insurance: CompareBefore making that switch or accepting your new cover with an insurer, you may w

How to choose sunglasses that will improve your driving

One of the easiest things to do to update your style is to pick out a pair of sunglasses - one perfect fit and you're ready to hit the streets with your fresh style! However, did you know that picking the right pair of sun glasses doesn't only protect your eyes from harmful UV rays but can even improve your driving experience! Sunglasses can both enhance your vision and assist with protecting you, the driver from extreme brightness which may distract you and result in an accident. Seeing the w

Roadblocks are a reality this Festive Season

The festive season is filled with joy and excitement, it is also filled with more reckless behaviour and roadblocks. Whether you're quickly driving out to the mall or driving back from a night out, there's a higher chance of bumping into "metros" at this time of the year. As much as they may seem like an inconvenience, roadblocks are enforced to ensure safe roads for all road users. Here are 5 tips to help you get through a roadblock: Follow instructions Be attentive and follow instructions giv

All packed and ready? Make sure you're covered!

Good sing-along music, 'Padkos', great company and long scenic drives - it's that time of the year again where we get to hit the road with loved ones. During this festive season, the last thing you want to be dealing with is road trip blues due to sudden car trouble. So, before you head off on your epic road trip, be sure to give your car a full pre-trip inspection and check in with your insurance provider - doing this could save you from unnecessary financial frustrations. If you're not so sur

Life after pimping your car out

Gone are the days when car modifications were a thing done by petrol heads only. The thought of switching a few things up to match our cars to our personality, is one most of us have at one point or another. Getting your car modified could sound very tempting, especially when you have the resources to do so. There can often be grey areas about what is actually classified as modification and whether or not your insurer needs to know. A modification to your car can be classified as any alteration

Can your car battery handle the heat?

As hard as it may be to believe, high temperatures do pose a threat to your car battery. The heat causes the battery fluid to evaporate, resulting in damage to the internal structures of your car battery. Extreme heat, like 35°C, combined with high temperatures under the bonnet, accelerates corrosion of car batteries. So, if you're feeling the heat this summer, spare a moment to consider what your car's battery could be going through. Here are some tips to help your car battery handle the h

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