Taxing times

  

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 »

Are you ready for the tech test?

  

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 »

Drivers beware! New rules in force from today.

  

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 »

Changes to the driving test – how to navigate things cheaply and easily

  

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 »

Don’t pay the penalty – go hands-free

  

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 »

It’s huge and it’s here! It’s the big big January sale!

  
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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 »

Last Chance for Christmas Delivery

  

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 »

CoPilot Dash Cam Wide View Display CPDVR4GPS

  
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1440p Wide Display CoPilot Dash Cam with built-in GPS The Co Pilot brand of Dash Cam boasts the widest angle view compared to all other products in the UK (including NextBase). Our exclusive Co Pilot CPDVR4GPS dash cam retails with an attractive price point and features an outstanding display of 1440p – Remember that Sky TV is 780p and Blue… Read more »

Why Is App Radio Great For Car Entertainment?

  
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What Is App Radio by Pioneer? AppRadio is Pioneer’s name for an application that allows you to control your smartphone or in-car radio with one of their head units. The name can also refer to the actual head units that have this ability. The technology was introduced in 2011, and it has gone through a handful of iterations (AppRadio 2,… Read more »

Christmas Gift Ideas

  
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2016 Christmas Gift Ideas We have Christmas all wrapped up with a selection of in car entertainment deals to ensure smiles all round on the Car Audio Centre website. Choose from a wide variety of car stereo systems, sub woofers, in-car iphone chargers and safety devices including a bluetooth hands-free system and the ever popular Road Angel speed camera detector…. Read more »