Parking

Parking tickets in the UK

When parking your car either on a public road or in a car park be sure to check a) that you are legally allowed to park there and b) that you are aware of the time limits or charges. If you have parked somewhere for too long or illegally parked then you can expect to get a parking ticket. There are two main types of tickets, one that is issued by the council / local authority and one that is issued by a private companies. The laws regarding these two types of tickets differs substantially so if you have received one, it is advised that you check who the issuing party is. Some private companies are not actually legally allowed to enforce the ticket they have given you, but always...

Self Parking Cars

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There are many ‘self parking cars’ on the market today but is parking so difficult that this is actually a valid reason to buy a specific model. The ford focus now has the ability to park itself, however, not many people feel comfortable enough using the system, because you’re no longer in control of the vehicle. There’s no doubt that the parking system works, and it could be beneficial if you’re attempting to make your way into a tight spot in London, but who’s to say when these sensors will stop working? It should not necessary be a feature that you should rely on, but it can come in handy from time to time. Automatic parking was developed in the 1990s and it’s certainly come on a long way. The...

Tyre Fitters

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If keeping your car performance level high is a concern of yours, then changing your tyres so that they are suitable for the weather, season and type of road you’re driving is important. Depending upon the thickness of the rubber on your tyre, you can get drastically different results. The tread of the tyres, and the size can also have a big impact on both the fuel efficiency, and the ease with which you can drive with them. If you aren’t very experienced with tyre facts, and aren’t even sure about whether or not you have the ideal tyres for your car, then you should think about using a local tyre fitter store. Many tyre stores offer fitting services. These services can help to acquaint you with the facts you...