Now that the icy chill has taken over our nights its essential you prepare your car for winter. It’s dark by 5pm and that means one thing, the cold of winter isn’t far behind. It’s winter where we see more car accidents than any other season; this can be blamed on the icy road conditions and drivers not taking the weather into consideration when they head out.If you prepare your car for winter you can save you a fortune in the long run. If you are ready for winter, your risk of an accident can be reduced. This in turn means you will not be claiming from your insurance policy, you will not be paying out an excess at Christmas time when you are trying to hold onto every penny and you will not lose your no claims bonus. Have Your Car Serviced It’s in winter when you want your car running at its best. Now is the time to prepare your car for winter by taking it in for a service. Having the oil and water checked and the vehicle getting a once over means you are less likely to be left sitting on the side of the road broken down in horrendous weather conditions. There are some car workshops that offer free winter checks, this can include just double checking your oil, water and tyres to ensure your vehicle is safe to drive when winter really takes hold.
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