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Dartford-Crossing-Toll

26.10.15

Dartford Crossing – Change to Charges

From 30th November 2014, the way drivers pay to cross the busiest esturial crossing in the UK – the Dartford Crossing – will change. The Dart Charge The barriers, currently used, to pay the crossing charge, will no longer be used.  Instead, drivers will either need to pay in advance, or by midnight the following […]

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DPF-Light

26.10.15

Diesel Particulate Filters

We have seen an increase in the number of customer queries relating to Diesel Particulate Filters (DPF) Vehicles spending a majority of time on short trips or in urban environments may not reach the speeds (and therefore temperature required) for the duration needed to allow the DPF to complete the regenerating process, resulting in the […]

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Prospectus Vehicle Solutions news

26.10.15

Tyre Conditions – Winter is Coming

According to UK Safety Campaigners, nearly a third of UK motorists are unprepared for heavy rainfall.  This third of drivers are driving with tyres in such poor condition, that the tyres will not help protect them from the risks of driving on slippery roads. The maximum recommended period between checking your tyres is one-month, yet […]

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Catalytic-Converter

26.10.15

Catalytic Converters – Help Prevent Theft

A catalytic converter (CAT) controls and converts exhaust emissions from a vehicle into less toxic substances. However, were you aware that CAT’s are valuable, due to the precious metals from which they are made? Typically, CAT’s contain precious metals including platinum, palladium, rhodium and gold. Converters are a target for thieves, due to their external location under vehicles.  The […]

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Tax-Disc

26.10.15

Vehicle Tax Disc Changes

With effect from Wednesday, 1st October 2014, it will no longer be a legal requirement for drivers to display a tax disc in their windscreen. What does this actually mean to you? If you have a tax disc with months remaining on it after September 2014, on the 1st October or after you can remove […]

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