This guide covers all the essentials of winter driving in snow and ice, from preparing for a journey, driving to maintain grip and how to get out of a slide if the worst happens - to ensure safe driving.
Essentially, you have two options when it comes to charging your electric car’s batteries: you can either charge it at home using your own domestic mains electricity supply, or you can make use of public charging points.
Tyres are often the most neglected things on our cars, but we should take better care of them, our lives depend on them. Worn, over-inflated or under-inflated tyres can be dangerous and lead to accidents.
Driving in wet weather can be hazardous so it’s good to be prepared. Storms impair driving visibility and make roads dangerously wet. Plan your journey in advance and know how to drive in wet weather to stay safe.
It's important to regularly check oil levels in your car. The oil lubricates all the moving parts of the engine. It also helps keep the engine clean, by preventing dirt buildup. If oil levels get too low the engine can overheat, moving parts can start to wear out and the engine could seize - potentially resulting in some costly repairs!
Your car breaking down is always an unwelcome surprise and an inconvenience. With a bit of preparation and planning you can at least minimise the chance of a breakdown and certainly reduce the stress if the worst happens.