Tag Archives: bluetooth

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 »

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 »

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 »

How Bluetooth can change bad driving habits

  

Busy times can sometimes lead to breaking rules, such as talking whilst on the phone. As we all know it is prohibited to use a mobile during driving a car, van or any other vehicle as this can ultimately lead to an accident. The police have become stricter on this rule recently and legal action can be taken against those… Read more »

Road safety for on-board entertainment

  

Technology now plays such a vital role in our lives that it’s sometimes hard to resist the lure of our mobiles and gadgets – even when driving. Using these systems while in control of a vehicle can be incredibly dangerous, not to mention illegal, and that’s why road safety has begun to focus on on-board entertainment and the best ways… Read more »

Bluetooth stereos that will leave your friends green with envy

  

The way that in-car stereo systems develop often mirrors other technical advances as manufacturers integrate the latest technologies into their ranges. Today, the cutting edge is provided by Bluetooth connectivity which basically means you can use a smartphone, an iPod or other MP3 playe in tandem with your in-car entertainment system. Being able to play music from other devices through… Read more »