Author: Matty Muir

  • DVLA mistake that could cost you £1000…

    Millions of British motorists run the potential risk of landing a fine of up to £1,000 for not keeping their details up to date on their driving licence. Drivers could be unwittingly breaking the law by having outdated details on their licence. If a driver gets married, changes their name or move house then they […]

  • Are car tyres any cheaper now in lockdown?

    The UK government are still allowing car garages, and therefore tyre fitters, to remain open. In light of this, CompareTyres.com can confirm that all fitters that we compare prices at , will still be accepting orders and processing them fully. So if you are looking at ordering tyres for your van or car then don’t […]

  • Tyre safety tips for classic cars

    Even if your cherished classic only does a few hundred miles a year and even if you store it lovingly, covered up inside a lockup, you must keep a regular eye on the condition of the car’s tyres. Not only can the tyres be potentially lethal but owners can end up with a large fine […]

  • Three essential car maintenance tips

    For a lot of people, car maintenance can seem pretty daunting. While you might feel like putting off certain tasks because you’re unsure about how to perform them or uncomfortable undertaking them, it’s worth bearing in mind that avoiding regular checks could have costly or even dangerous consequences. Car maintenance will help to improve road […]

  • Seinfeld sues classic car dealer

    World famous comedian Jerry Seinfeld, star of the eponymous sitcom, has sued a classic car dealer in California. It’s all down to a dispute about a 1958 Porsche, which was bought by Seinfeld in the US, before a company in Europe then bought it from Seinfeld. That company claims that the car is less than […]

  • Key tips for driving safely this spring

    We’re very nearly the end of winter and spring is about break. While the lighter nights, warmer weather, and cleaner air are going to be a welcome arrival for many, spring carries with it its own dangers on the road. So, here are a few things to be mindful of when it comes to spring […]

  • Keeping your ECU trouble-free

    The ECU of your vehicle translates to the engine control unit. It is sometimes more commonly known to people as PCM, or in other words powertrain control module. It plays an important role because it is a ‘car computer’. It has the job of controlling your vehicle’s engine. In more specific terms it controls the […]

  • Buying a used car? Here’s what to check when you’re viewing it

    Buying a used car is a great way to enjoy cheap motoring. You stand to save thousands against buying a new car. But, of course, there are many pitfalls, so you need to keep your wits about you. When you have seen the car you like and you’re going to view it, what should you […]

  • When buying a used car it’s essential to check the tyres – here’s why

    You’ve doubtless heard the term “tyre-kicker” when it comes to buying a used car. Usually, it’s used as a sarcastic remark, referring to a buyer who is wasting the seller’s time by just kicking the tyres. The truth of the matter is, however, that the tyres of the car you’re viewing have a lot to […]

  • Top tips to consider before buying a classic car

    Investing in a classic car can be a big step, so it’s important to make sure you’re doing it right. This is especially true if this is your first step into the world of classic cars. Here are some key tips to help make sure you buy the right car for you. Be patient, but […]