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.

MOT Tests Resume on 01/08/2020 – Do I Need an MOT?

The Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent nationwide lockdown caused life as know it to ground to halt for a number of months. Now, with many rules eased and restrictions lifted, peopl... Read more...

When is My MOT Due?

As a car owner, you have to fulfil a number of obligations to ensure the roadworthiness of your vehicle, and the safety of you, your passengers, other road users and pedestria... Read more...

Preparing Your Car for Long Journeys Post Lockdown

With recent news that unlimited outdoor exercise and long distance car travel are both now permitted in England, more and more people are getting out and about a little furthe... Read more...

Lockdown Life: Why Car Safety Still Matters

Life as we know it has been turned upside down since lockdown commenced back in March. Whilst measures are easing to pave the way for a new (socially distanced) normal, car sa... Read more...

How to Charge a Car Battery

With a lifespan of up to five years, a car battery is one component that most vehicle owners overlook when completing their regular maintenance checks. It is however the leading ca... Read more...

Basic Weekly Car Checks Anyone Can Do

Vehicle maintenance is vital to the health of your car, and your bank balance. You shouldn’t wait until your next service or MOT to rate your car’s performance and make... Read more...

How to Repair Alloy Wheels

Keeping your vehicle in tip top condition is one thing the vast majority of car owners aim to do. As well as taking care of what’s under the hood, looking after the exterior of y... Read more...

What is the Difference Between an MOT and a Service?

Being the owner of a vehicle means you have a number of requirements to fulfil to ensure your car or van is safe and roadworthy. The MOT and service are two of the main checks that... Read more...

Transmission Problems and How to Fix Them!

Your vehicle’s transmission has a vital role. When you change gear, your car’s transmission works to transfer the engine’s power to the wheels to move your vehicle along. Whi... Read more...

Car Bulb Replacement Made Easy

Winter is well underway, which means less favourable weather conditions are now a reality for most parts of the country. Team this with the shorter days, and conditions become even... Read more...