Category Archives: Bluetooth handsfree

How close did you come to breaking the law this summer?

  

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 »

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 »

Hands up – why you never need to use your phone while driving again

  

Police forces this week are cracking down on mobile phone use by drivers in targeted operations to prosecute offenders and drive home the risks and consequences of distraction driving. Operations include: – dedicated patrols by officers using unmarked vans, helmet cams, high-seated vehicles and high vantage points to catch offenders – combined shifts with police officers and paramedics to educate… Read more »

Bluetooth Car Stereo – Pioneer Touchscreen MVH-AV280BT

  
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Pioneer MVH-AV280BT Mechless Double Din with Bluetooth and USB Whether it’s a portable music player or the latest iPhone, the Pioneer MVH-AV280BT plays audio/video from almost any digital source. Enjoy all of your favourite content on a large 6.2” Clear Type touchscreen, right on your car dashboard. Stream your music or call hands-free over a wireless connection Take your digital… Read more »

Texting behind the wheel? Time to make a point

  

Over the weekend, you may have read that drivers caught using handheld mobile phones are to face “much tougher penalties”, with fines and points doubling. Under new rules expected to come in next year, drivers will get six points on their licence and face a £200 fine. It’s a major issue for newly qualified drivers too, as they could be… Read more »

JVC KW-V21BT Double Din Bluetooth AV System Flash Sale

  

Boy have we got a great deal for you. If you’re looking for a Double Din Bluetooth Audio Visual system for you car, look no further. The stunning JVC KW-V21BT comes with a host of features including built in Bluetooth for streaming/playing your music from your iPhone/Android phone and hands free calling. with a more than adequate 6.2 inch touch… Read more »

Great Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

  

Father’s Day is coming up, which poses the difficult question: what do you buy your dad? While Mother’s Day comes with obvious gift ideas such as jewellery or bath products, finding a gift for your father is slightly more difficult. But fear not, at Car Audio Centre we have tonnes of great gadgets your dad will love. Here is our… Read more »

A user’s guide to the best car stereos

  

Where do you start when it comes to which car stereo to get? The choice ranges from a stereo with a cassette player to a stereo with a DVD player on board. There are so many out there that choosing a way to play music is a minefield … but don’t panic, here is a user’s guide to some of… Read more »