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Relaxing on the road – it is possible!

Relaxing on the road – it is possible!

Any experienced traveller will tell you that travelling requires a certain level of stamina, especially when out on the road. Whether you’re recovering from jetlag, feeling the impact of all those late nights, all the activities, the heat, the stress and trying not to miss your connecting flights to new destinations it’s not always easy to catch your breath! VIEW the POST

Driving Safety checklist for tyres & road

Driving Safety checklist for tyres & road

Driving safety is crucial as even the slightest ignorance can cause serious road trouble. During a prolonged sunny spell, several aspects of a car’s performance can suffer. You will probably use more motor oil in the summer than in the winter, for example. In addition, the car battery may suffer if you use the air-conditioning for longer periods than you would at other times of the year. VIEW the POST

Keeping your little ones safe in the car #RoadSafetyWeek #Kiddicare

This week is road safety week, 21st to 27th November, and Kiddicare asked me to think about what that means to me. It made me think back to when I had my car accident: two years ago now. Luckily the children were not in the car, but did you know that you still have to replace the car seats? Recently the child booster seat law changed indicating that booster seats are now not as safe. This meant when I replaced the car seats I was able to get the right seats and keep the children safe!   …

Tips for keeping the family safe on the road this Winter

Tips for keeping the family safe on the road this Winter

Winter is that time of year when the roads are slippy and icy, also there is the chance of drivers being sleepy due to long journeys and of course, there is always that element of road rage. Keeping the family safe could be as easy as avoiding the things that annoy us the most: driving whilst using a phone or tailgating for example. It really is this simple - don't do it.  VIEW the POST

Do I take responsibility for my vehicle?

Do I take responsibility for my vehicle?

Yes! Especially after the horrible accident last month, I am still trying to get my head around that and one of the big questions I asked myself was what if? What if the tyres had been bald? What if the tyres were cheap and weak? Would they have exploded causing more damage to my car? Would they have made me skid further into the car infront, causing them more damage? Mumsnet recently carried out a survey to find out what us women know about their tyres and Michelin came up with some pretty awesome myth busting facts that may have some answers to my questions. VIEW the POST