Driving Tips

At Collison we believe your driving should be a smooth and enjoyable experience. With our driving tips articles written by our motoring experts, we’ll keep you on the road with up to date guides and advice for today’s drivers.

What are the most common air conditioning systems?

With the weather warming up and winter finally behind us, your car’s air conditioning system might be on your mind when considering seasonal car maintenance. The most common air... Read more...

What is Engine Steam Cleaning?

Winter throws all sorts of weather, dirt and debris at our cars and keeping your vehicle clean and precise applies to more than just the interior and exterior of your car. Getting... Read more...

How to Valet a Car to Perfection

Valeting your vehicle is more than about keeping it clean and pristine. Regular valeting unlocks a long list of benefits. It can prevent excess wear and tear, especially when it c... Read more...

How long does Duxback last?

Keeping your car clean and pristine is a goal of many drivers, and especially challenging in the depths of winter. With lifestyles more hectic than ever, car maintenance and clean... Read more...

Can You Repair Run Flat Tyres?

As a vehicle owner, you should never underestimate the importance of good quality tyres. Your tyres do so much more than connect your car to the road. They guarantee a safe and co... Read more...

What Can Fail an MOT?

MOT tests resumed at the start of August 2020, so there has never been a better time to check whether your MOT is due. The Covid-19 pandemic and nationwide lockdown saw many of us... Read more...

How do I know if my clutch is going?

The clutch is a sophisticated piece of mechanics found on every manual vehicle that’s charged with transferring rotational power from the engine to the wheels. It works by conne... Read more...

How to Jump Start a Car

One of the easiest ways to get your car started and get on the road once again is to jump start your vehicle, and here’s exactly how to do it! Prevention is the best cure ... Read more...

Driving Home For Christmas? Take These Winter Car Essentials

There’s no journey greater than the drive home for Christmas, whether you are a student returning home for the festive season or a family member making their way back after a lon... Read more...

My Car Won’t Start – Is it the Battery?

Lockdown has come to an end for most and many people are embracing a new normal in the face of Covid-19. Whilst the pandemic is far from over, the entire country is keen to ge... Read more...