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With Summer finally approaching it’s made me think about how best I can ensure my car is safe during the summer months after the long winter we seem to have had. The heat of the summer sun can see lots of cars on the road, meaning you will be doing lots of stop/starting in heavy traffic, the summer dust and the heat itself can take its toll on your car. You can reduce any possible failures by ensuring your car well prepared. Here are 5 tips to follow to get your car summer ready. Tires: Check the condition of your tires. Inspect them for thread life, and uneven wearing, cuts and nicks. Your tire pressure should be checked once a month and if your car tends to pull to one side you must get the alignment checked. Brakes: Check your breaks. No doubt you will be doing lots of breaking…

Why is choosing the right car-seat so hard! Car safety is hugely important to me when it comes to the children. I never allow either of them to go into a car without being strapped in the way they should be. The amount of times L has gone to a friends house and they all pile into the car without strapping in is alarming …. thankfully she always does. We are coming up to possibly needing to change C’s car-seat. The current one we have needs replacing and I am actually finding it hard picking a car-seat that has everything I want in a seat & with the amount of money you spend on a car-seat I want to make sure I get the ‘right’ one. It’s not like you can test drive car-seats for a journey or two to realise maybe you picked the wrong one after all and…