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February 15, 2021

Tips for driving in the dark 

To help you tackle night-time driving, we’ve put together a list of tips that will keep you and others safe during the evening hours. 


First Stop Blog

February 08, 2021

Winter driving safety tips that every UK driver should make a note of

Driving in the winter is a challenge. If it’s not ice, it’s snow. If it’s not snow, it’s reduced vision. And if it’s neither of those, it’s cold and simply downright unpleasant. 


But it doesn’t have to be so unpleasant. There are simple checks and neat little tips that make it less of a challenge — like the ones listed in this blog. 

First Stop Blog

October 19, 2020

How to prepare your car for an MOT?

There are lots of checks you can do on your car before it goes for it's MOT.  This blog provides the details of the areas to check.

Rainy weather driving

November 26, 2019

Can you see clearly now the rain is falling?!

With the damp days we are experiencing currently, having a clean windscreen is paramount to avoiding unsightly smears, ensuring that the road ahead is clear and that you can see ‘all obstacles in your way’.

Summer driving

July 22, 2019

Summer Safety Tips

After packing the car, checking the sun cream and remembering your child’s favourite cuddly toy, it goes without saying that you’ll be checking your tyres too, right?

We thought not! With this in mind, we’ve devised a selection of simple checks to ensure that your disposition is as sunny as we hope the weather will be!

Safe tyres

June 13, 2019

Every vehicle needs safe tyres

There are many hidden dangers of cheap and part worn tyres. We at First Stop want to help you to make an informed decision when purchasing tyres. In this blog post we discuss the benefits of premium and mid-range, over cheap and part-worn tyres.

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