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Driving Tips To Beat The Heat

January 17, 2019

As we enter the peak of summer and temperatures begin to soar, driving can become a bit of an annoyance, or in the worst cases hazardous as our vehicles turn into portable ovens. Driving in extreme heat can pose significant challenges and risks, but by taking a few simple precautions we can ensure your safety and comfort is optimal this summer. Here are some simple tips to stay cool and safe on the roads this season. Stay Hydrated It is extremely important to keep hydrated, especially on longer drives. Always bring a bottle of water before heading out. Slip Slop... Read More


Ready, Check and Go

September 11, 2018

Is your car up to scratch?   Finally the cold season is coming to an end and spring is about to bloom, bringing along a colourful array of wildflowers and the dreaded hay fever. With school holidays just around the corner and perfect weather conditions it’s time to hit the road…Jack! If you are planning on going on a family road trip these holidays then it is a good idea to check your car to ensure it is in best condition and running smoothly before embarking to avoid any breakdowns or mechanical issues. Here is a quick checklist of things... Read More


How Rain Sensing Wipers Work

September 3, 2018

  Every year that passes technology seems to be getting better. We now have smart phones with facial recognition, smart TVs with motion sensors, smart homes you can communicate with, and even smart cars with rain sensing wipers. Now you are probably wondering how my windscreen knows when it’s raining, and you have probably been told that it’s just the sensors. But let’s get down to the science of it and find out how it works and how it will benefit you.   The science behind the magic As you have probably already guessed it, yes the answer is sensors!... Read More


Australia’s Best Cars 2018 Winners

August 14, 2018

Thinking about buying a new car and don’t know where to start? Purchasing a new vehicle can be quite an overwhelming experience. You’ve got family members in one ear telling you how fuel efficient their Hyundai is and a car salesman in the other explaining all the extra features you can add onto your BMW. Who do you trust? Lucky for you, all your homework has been done for you through the program, Australia’s Best Cars 2018.   ABC for short has been created by RAC with a selection panel of eight judges representing all state and territory auto clubs,... Read More


How to Get the Fog Off My Windscreen

July 26, 2018

Attempting to get out of bed when your alarm goes off has become a mission and you’re probably thinking ‘is it really that time again’? The mornings have become darker and colder, and it almost feels like you’ve caught a cold on that quick brisk sprint from the shower to your room. Shivering its way through one of the coldest months of the year, Perth temperatures in the metro area have plunged to as low as 3.8C, the lowest since the even frostier 1.7C in September 2017. Temperatures dropped even further along the countryside with Gingin recording as low as... Read More


Congestion Continues to Cost Australians

July 10, 2018

Does your daily commute to work feel as though it has increased over the last few years? You are now probably thinking about why you leave 30 minutes earlier to beat peak hour traffic, skipping breakfast to make that bus or sacrificing that extra 10 minutes of sleep to catch the 7:15 am train to avoid shoulder to shoulder carriages. Well to put it all into perspective, a report released by Tourism & Transport Forum and LEK Consulting, features Perth’s growing congestion woe with an addition of up to 25 minutes to your daily commute to work. The report analyses... Read More