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"I had a great experience with Topgear, they picked up and dropped off my car and kept me informed about what needed to be done and when my car would be delivered back."
"Happy with the service"
"Booked in for a full service and MOT, I knew there were a few issues that needed addressing on top of this. The garage noticed all of these, called me and kept me updated on everything. They didn’t try to push any other services on me but elected to have the few extra bits of repair done. The car drives smoother and feels more solid and they completed the work quickly. Staff were very professional and polite. No negatives at all."
Very helpful and friendly
"I was very happy with the service they even called my car Norman which is what I had named it and put me right at ease with it being the first time I've had a Lot."
Honest efficient quality
"Very quick and well communicated"
Will be returning
"This is my first time having to deal with a garage as it’s my first car. I was a little worried on what to do or say but when I got there, all worry’s went away. They made me feel very comfortable, spoke to me with respect (unlike a lot of stories about garages I’ve heard) and most importantly they got the job done properly. My car came back in a much better condition than before. I will definitely be returning for any issues with my car in the future"
Amazing service *****
"Kept me informed throughout,offered me sound advice."
"Quickly completed the Service, MOT and work. The price was fair and they they kept me in the loop throughout, would recommend and go there again!"
"All nice and smooth, had a few work done. Happy with it"
"I booked online, within in an hour i received a phone call from David. He was very helpful as this was first time taking the car to the garage. I picked this garage based on the reviews, I was not disappointed. My only concern was that the garage is located on a fairly busy street and to leave your car there, you have to either park on said street or round the corner."
When you're driving on a bumpy surface, your car's shock absorbers help to stop the car moving about and vibrating too much.
They are installed on your car's suspension and most cars have a shock absorber for each wheel. Although they don't support the weight of your vehicle, they control the suspension over rough surfaces, keeping the tyres in full contact with the road at all times.
They also absorb the impact of up and down movements for the rear suspension (not many cars have a rear axle) and front suspension components.
A piston inside the shock absorber moves up and down along with the suspension and springs to absorb the energy from the road. Hydraulic fluid or air chambers in the shock absorbers absorb excess energy.
How to be a better driver
Whether you’re driving in Derby or further afield, think about road user etiquette. Showing respect for other road users makes driving more pleasant for you and safer for everyone. For example, if you have to make a last minute change of lane, make your request to change clear to the driver who will need to let you in - and signal your thanks if they do. Be ready to abandon the change of lane if they won’t play ball - your safety (and that of other drivers and pedestrians) is more important than getting to your destination in the shortest time possible. When the position is reversed and a driver asks your permission to change lanes, allow them to as long as it is safe. If you get frustrated, avoid using your horn - it won’t improve matters and might make them considerably worse.
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