Category: Safety

Side view of a car driving on snow with the wheels and body covered in snow

Keeping Your Car Safe This Winter

Keeping Your Car Safe This Winter Winter is just around the corner, and it’s more than just a change in temperature. During the colder months, driving can be a more dangerous task and one that uses up more of our...

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Women sitting on red leather seat in a car with a shocked expression while holding their MOT advisory note

Coronavirus COVID-19 Lockdown and MOTs

There has been a lot of stress and confusion over the past few months, but now that the government restrictions on lockdown are being eased and we are getting back to work, our cars are also coming out of the...

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Notepad with a checklist highlighting 5 blank New Year Resolutions

New Year, New You, Better Car Care

It's that time of year again, when we go back to work after a long Christmas rest, but also when we make our New Year's resolutions. This year, instead of saying you want to give up the things you love...

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Man on his knees with arms raised screaming in frustration while their car has broken-down behind in a snowy condition

Mr Clutch says: “It’s time to prepare your vehicle for winter”

With the autumn equinox behind us, writes Iain Robertson, the time has come to dig out the winter footwear and all-weather jacket but, it is also time to think about your vehicle in readiness for shorter days, longer nights and...

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White car driving down a country road during spring season alongside a field of red flowers, whilst the driver's hand is out of the window holding a straw hat

Spring Clean Car Maintenance

It’s time for your vehicle’s ‘spring clean’;  let Mr Clutch Autocentres help you. The daffodils are in bloom, the days are longer and the weather is improving; all signs that we need to spend some time and effort on our vehicles,...

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Winter motoring maintenance

It would be fair to state that we have not (as yet) endured the worst weather of the year, states motoring journalist Iain Robertson, who recalls the onslaught of Siberian conditions carried by last year’s ‘Beast from the East’. Prevention...

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Car with it's bonnet open while windscreen fluid is being poured in

Preparing for winter might save money but will also enhance safety

None of us can deny that summer 2018 has been memorable for mostly the right reasons, writes Iain Robertson, although seasonal changes being what they are, we now need to look forward to darker commutes and more slippery road surfaces....

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Red warning triangle placed on a road in front of a family loading their car for a summer road trip

“We’re all going on a summer holiday!” but is your car ready for the trip?

Bags are packed, music is loaded, roof-rack is fitted…an increasing number of holidaymakers are taking road trips this year, reports journalist Iain Robertson, some with caravans, or trailers, in tow…then you remember the needs of your car. Preparing for the...

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Mr Clutch mechanic carrying out Brake Pads and Brake Discs replacement on a blue car in a garage

What’s stopping you?

Without placing too fine a point on things, writes motoring journalist Iain Robertson, we rely totally on the modern braking systems of our motorcars but not having them checked, or serviced, regularly would be the same as ignoring primary safety....

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Line of multiple cars parked up covered in layers of heavy snow

Mr Clutch Autocentres wants to keep its customers safe in winter

While believing in the ‘weather forecast’ may have led us into a state of mild complacency in seasons past, writes motoring journalist Iain Robertson, the recent spate of seriously bad weather has highlighted a need to be more aware. It...

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