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Expert advice: cheap car checks to do before the Easter getaway this year

This Easter bank holiday weekend thousands of drivers will take to the road for breaks with or to see family. At Green Flag we’ll be super busy attending breakdowns, many of which drivers can avoid by performing some simple checks before setting off. I’ve compiled this list of routine maintenance because according to research by […]

Expert advice: How you can beat the Christmas food coma this year

An estimated 24 million drivers are expected to hit the road after eating their Christmas dinner on December 25th. Nothing unusual about that. What worries me is they could experience side effects from over eating that affect their driving in a similar way to drinking. I’m a qualified nutritionist and have spent years studying the […]

Expert advice: winter car faults and simple fixes to resolve them

Here in the UK, we might have had an exceptionally warm summer followed by so far, a mild autumn. But winter car faults are just around the corner, waiting to plague our motors and interfere with our best-laid plans. Every year at Green Flag we see an increase in call outs as the weather gets […]

Expert advice: how to know when your brake pads need replacing

Braking and brake pads are vitally important when it comes to road safety. We’re frequently so consumed with how fast cars can go or the economy they return that we forget how important stopping is. And anyone who’s had any kind of brake failure will testify to what a terrifying experience it can be. But […]