Prepare for winter driving with a winter car kit!

Why do you need a winter car kit? Leaves are falling from the trees, the shops are filling up with Christmas gifts and it won’t be long until the winter weather is here. Don’t get caught out this winter – Now is the time to stock up on the essentials as you prepare your winter […]

Winter Driving Tips Part 4: Driving Safely in Fog or Heavy Rain

Fog or heavy rain are some the most dangerous weather conditions to drive in, with accidents likely to occur if motorists are driving too close together with limited visibility and reduced control of their vehicles. In extreme weather, it is recommended that you delay your journey if it is foggy or raining heavily. However, sometimes […]

Winter Driving Tips Part 3: Starting Your Car in the Cold

The winter months can be particularly tough on your car, with many people finding themselves unable to even start their car in the cold winter mornings. The drop in temperature can have a big impact on the performance of your car’s battery, with the combined disadvantages of it needing to work more to turn the […]

Winter Driving Tips Part 2: Driving Safely in Snow or Ice

Driving in the winter can mean tackling snow and ice, which can be daunting if you’re not used to it. Follow our simple guidelines below to ensure a safe and trouble-free journey. Before you set off The most important piece of advice to remember is that if the weather forecast gives warnings of snow or […]

Winter Driving Tips Part 1: Winter Driving Checklist

Whether you have a short daily commute, or you’re planning a long journey, having a winter essentials kit in your car can keep you safe and warm should the wintry weather strike while you’re out on the road. In-car Winter Essentials Kit Ice scraper & de-icer spray There’s nothing worse than having to sit in […]

Entertaining the Kids During Road Trips

Any parent will know how difficult it is to keep a child still for any length of time, and when travelling by car, this can prove to be somewhat of a challenge and can really put your patience to the test -especially when your little ones are constantly yelling “are we there yet?!” from the […]

Stress-Free Driving Tips

It is likely that most of us have fallen subject to, or witnessed, road rage at some point. Aggressive behaviour behind the wheel can cause either yourself or other drivers to make irrational decisions that could have dire consequences. With around 800 lives being lost on Britain’s road every year, it is time for angry […]

Top 5 Driving Tips for Larger Vehicles

For those of you who have never driven a vehicle larger than a regular car before, driving a van for the first time can be a rather daunting experience, so here are Caversham’s top 5 tips for driving larger vehicles to keep you safe on the road!   1. Allow yourself to adjust Sit in […]

Top Night Time Driving Tips

Night time driving is unavoidable, especially during the winter when the nights are drawing in earlier than ever. Driving in the dark can be a daunting experience, even for those who have done it before. Humans are diurnal, rather than nocturnal, so driving in the dark is unnatural for us and something we will probably […]

What to do in a Vehicle Breakdown

At some time in your life, it is possible that you may experience a vehicle breakdown, especially during the colder months of the year when cars can run less smoothly. If you do ever find yourself in this unfortunate situation, the best thing to do is not to panic and prepare yourself as much as […]