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Driving Tips for Spring

Driving Tips for Spring

Now that we are into the season of Spring, the nights are getting much lighter and the colours around us brighter. Eggs are hatching and we are excited for Easter! There is one thing that remains the same from Winter however, driving conditions can still be as tricky as ever. In this blog we are […]
Our First-Class Repair Service

Our First-Class Repair Service

In the 21st century people rely on their cars more than ever, that’s why it is vital that you never have to worry about being without your vehicle. When you encounter an issue with your car we understand that you want to be able to rely on a car garage who will be able to […]
New Driving Laws for 2019

New Driving Laws for 2019

Over the years there have been huge changes in driving laws in the UK and this year is set to be no exception as changes come into effect that will no doubt change the way we are expected to act on the roads. While the endless updates to the law can seem tiring, it is […]
Our Tips for Passing your Driving Test

Our Tips for Passing your Driving Test

When you are approaching your driving test, it is completely normal to feel nervous with the many areas that you need to have perfected. Whilst any good driving instructor will give you all the best tips to pass your test, there are a few not so obvious ones that they may not have mentioned. Here […]
Prepare for Winter Driving

Prepare for Winter Driving

As the temperature drops and the roads become foggy, we are being reminded on a daily basis that Winter is creeping upon us. Driving during the Winter period can be stressful at times and actually quite dangerous in some cases. At Off Rhodes Garage we have all the expertise required to advise you on how […]
Our Guide to Driving on Icy Roads

Our Guide to Driving on Icy Roads

We’re only just into the season of Autumn but already it’s feeling like Winter and our roads are really feeling the effect. With the cold mornings that you’re having to deal with, it can be more than easy to forget to take extra care but with the risk that ice poses it is vital that […]
Our Tips for Driving on Country Roads

Our Tips for Driving on Country Roads

Being based in North Yorkshire, we are more than used to driving on country roads and are well aware of the difficulties they can pose new drivers. They actually account for over half of the UK’s total road length, so it is important to know all the best tips for when taking a trip though […]
Care for Your Car this Autumn

Care for Your Car this Autumn

While we may be past the extreme heat of summer and not quite into the chilly depths of winter, we are now officially into the season of Autumn. This means a whole mixture of different weather conditions, including a high chance of heavy rain. It has been proven over the years that Autumn can be […]
Keep Your Car cool This Summer

Keep Your Car cool This Summer

The past few months have been extra warm and while there have been occasional days of rain, the nice weather is expected to last for a while yet. Everyone loves the warm weather but when you’re driving there can be a certain point where the heat is just too much. In this blog we are […]
The History of the MOT

The History of the MOT

In modern day Britain, the Ministry of Transport Test is a part of normal life for car owners across the country. When you book your car in for it’s mandatory MOT, you are likely to hardly think about why it is that our vehicles must undergo this test. In this blog, we are going to […]
Our Top Tips for New Drivers

Our Top Tips for New Drivers

The first few weeks and months after passing your driving test, can be incredibly daunting! It may take a while to settle into sharing the roads with other drivers and possible hazards. That’s why we’re taking you through our top 5 tips for new drivers, to make your day to day life as a driver, […]
Why is it so important to have your car’s oil changed

Why is it so important to have your car’s oil changed

Some people may not be in the habit of having their vehicle’s oil changed regularly, but it really is an essential change that needs to be made! In this blog we are going to be telling you why exactly you should be changing your oil frequently. A primary reason for frequent oil changing being important, […]
The Top 3 Causes Of Breakdowns

The Top 3 Causes Of Breakdowns

No one wants to experience a breakdown, but in many cases there are ways you can prepare. In this blog we are going to be looking over the top 3 most common reasons for breaking down and how you can prevent them. Flat or Faulty Battery This is one of the main reasons for breakdowns […]
Why it is important to get your tyres checked during winter

Why it is important to get your tyres checked during winter

We’re right in the middle of a cold winter and the weather conditions have been particularly bad recently. Because of the extreme weather, we all know how bad the roads have been; icy, slushy and dangerous to drive on. In this blog we are going to explain why it is incredibly important that you get […]
Winter Do’s and Don’ts Involving Your Car

Winter Do’s and Don’ts Involving Your Car

When Winter arrives so do the potential dangers for drivers. But by following the correct do’s and don’ts you can prevent accidents happening. In this blog we look at the top motoring tips to keep you safe this winter. Do’s Remember to keep items in your vehicle in the case of ice. Such as a […]
Getting Your Car Ready for Frosty Mornings

Getting Your Car Ready for Frosty Mornings

As the temperature starts to drop, frosty mornings are just around the corner. In this blog, we discuss how to prepare your car to beat the cold mornings and stay safe. Before Winter gets in full swing, it’s important to make sure everything is in correct working order. Firstly, as the cold mornings bring darkness, […]
How to Prepare for a Summer <br>Road Trip

How to Prepare for a Summer
Road Trip

The Summer holidays are finally here! It’s the perfect time to go on a Road Trip with all the family, but is your car ready for the journey? In this blog, we discuss just some of the vital checks you must carry out on your car before you set off on your family adventures! Get […]