5 car checks you NEED to do before your next family trip

5 car checks you NEED to do before your next family trip

There is always so much to do when you’re planning a family trip. Even just planning where to go can take quite some thought when you have children in tow! However, before you’re going on a long journey anywhere, it’s essential that you do some car checks to ensure a smooth journey and your safety.

Checks should ideally be done soon before travelling, but with enough time to rectify any problems!  View Post

Car maintenance tips to avoid breakdown

Car maintenance tips to avoid breakdown

When you’re a parent, one of the last things you want is for your car to break down. With children in the car, a breakdown becomes even more of a nightmare! While you’re on the way to pick them up is potentially worse. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to make this situation less likely.  View Post

When should I change my car tyres

When should I change my car tyres

Last Monday when I got Autumn and I home from swimming, I assessed my car tyres before I got my things out. “Hmm, the front nearside tyre’s tread is getting a bit worn” I thought to myself.

When I was little, I remember my Dad regularly checking the tyres on his car and showing me how to check them using a 20p coin. However, I realise that a lot of people out there probably have several questions buzzing around their minds when it comes to tyres: “How often should I check my tyres?”, “How do I check that my tyres aren’t too worn?”, “Can I prevent my tyres from getting worn so quickly?” and “What are the dangers of driving with worn tyres?”

With many parents reading my blog, I wonder how many busy mums and dads are reading this thinking “Oh, I’m so busy! I don’t even remember the last time I checked my tyres”. However, it is so important for the safety of you and your child/ren! Sponsored by Point S, today I’m sharing the importance of having the correct tread on your tyres as well as a few tips!

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