Service with a smile: the best motorway service stations – and the ones to avoid

Service with a smile the best motorway service stations and the ones to avoid

Whether your car needs fuel or you and your passengers need a pick-me-up, service stations can be a much-needed oasis breaking up the monotony of the motorway desert. Whether it’s over the Christmas holiday period, when an estimated 12 million vehicles crowd Britain’s roads, according to the AA, or during Easter or summer breaks, many […]

Diesel particulate filters: why it’s illegal to use a car that’s had its DPF removed

Diesel particulate filters: why it's illegal to use a car that's had a DPF removed

Sophisticated filters that prevent harmful emissions from diesel engines entering the atmosphere are being removed by thousands of drivers. Despite it being against the law for a car to be driven without its diesel particular filter (DPF) in place, an investigation by BBC 5 Live revealed that nearly 2000 drivers had been caught doing just […]