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  1. Don't become the 1 in 3

    Greg Simpson 30th October 2017
    Startling new figures show that up to twelve million driving licence holders receive a penalty notice each year – the equivalent of one every 2.5 seconds. The RAC Foundation says that this means as many as a third (30%) of Britain’s 40 million drivers now receive a penalty notice annually. The penalty notices are usually one of two types: Fixed...Read more >>
  2. How close did you come to breaking the law this summer?

    Greg Simpson 14th September 2017
    You might not have realised it, but you could've spent the summer breaking the law. Before the summer holidays began, Police Chiefs reminded drivers that the act of using your smartphone while driving would still carry the same penalty as if you were caught texting. What’s important to note however is that while technically you can still use your phone...Read more >>
  3. Bumped in the front or a shunt from the back...Halo has you covered

    Greg Simpson 4th August 2017
    More and more people are realising the benefits of installing dash cams for their vehicle security or in the event of an insurance claim but are you totally covered? Not if you are only looking ahead of you... We know that if you are hit from behind, in the majority of cases, the fault will be the other driver. However...Read more >>
  4. Taxing times

    Dean 10th May 2017
    The way vehicle tax is calculated has changed for cars and some motor homes that were first registered with DVLA from 1 April 2017. The change doesn't affect any vehicle registered before 1 April 2017, but drivers can check the vehicle tax rates to make sure they know what they need to pay. Vehicle tax for the first year is...Read more >>
  5. Are you ready for the tech test?

    Greg Simpson 24th April 2017
    The driving test will change from Monday 4 December 2017 to include following directions from a sat nav and testing different manoeuvres. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed that the driving test in England, Scotland and Wales will change from Monday 4 December 2017. The changes are designed to make sure new drivers have the skills they’ll...Read more >>
  6. Drivers beware! New rules in force from today.

    Greg Simpson 1st March 2017
    From today, drivers caught using handheld mobile phones are to face “much tougher penalties”, with fines and points doubling. The new rules mean that drivers who are caught on their mobile will get six points on their licence and face a £200 fine. The new measures have been introduced in the wake of a number of high-profile cases and research...Read more >>
  7. Changes to the driving test - how to navigate things cheaply and easily

    Greg Simpson 30th January 2017
    You might not have heard about it, but the practical element to a driving test is just about to change dramatically and sat-navs are a big part of it. According to carkeys.co.uk, there are four new additions coming to the practical driving test, which acknowledge new technology and more realistic driving scenarios and manoeuvres, with particular attention being paid to driving...Read more >>
  8. Don't pay the penalty - go hands-free

    Greg Simpson 27th January 2017
    Think you can get away with using your mobile while driving? Think again. This week UK Police announced that they had caught nearly 8,000 drivers using mobile phones behind the wheel in a clampdown that lasted one week in November. Some 7,966 drivers were found to be on the phone, leading to more than 7,800 fixed penalty notices and 68...Read more >>
  9. It's huge and it's here! It's the big big January sale!

    Nina Greaves 12th January 2017
    January Sale 2017 - Massive Reductions Speed Camera Detectors up to 10% off The popular Road Angel Gem speed camera detector can pick up the radar or laser of a speed camera and alert you, so you know to reduce your speed. Road Angel Gem has the UK's most accurate database of road speed limits. Check out the Gem plus...Read more >>
  10. Last Chance for Christmas Delivery

    Nina Greaves 22nd December 2016
    Order by 4pm 22nd December for Next Day Delivery Christmas Delivery Deadline: Order by 5pm on Thursday December 22nd for Christmas delivery. Order online now by clicking here to visit Car Audio Centre. Store hours: Closing at 5pm on Friday 23rd December, reopening 9am on Tuesday 27th December Open 27th - 30th December Closed 31st December - Monday 2nd January...Read more >>

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