UK Drivers Are More Likely to Have an Accident Driving Home from Work in the Evening Than First Thing in the Morning

We have analysed the latest figures from the Department for Transport and can reveal that UK drivers are more likely to have a car accident when driving home at peak time in the weekday evenings, than driving in the mornings. In fact, the figures for all recorded causalities in 2016 show that 5-6pm on weekdays […]

ClickMechanic Breaks Workshop Power Awards Record with 3x Awards and Is Shortlisted for Another 5 Awards This Year!

ClickMechanic was pleased to accept a record breaking number of awards at the Workshop Power Awards last month. These three awards included Best Tech Product of the Year, Product Innovation of the Year and the Extra Mile Award. Combined, these awards accentuate the innovation behind ClickMechanic’s design which introduces a technological and disruptive approach to […]

Faulty Brakes Are the Most Common Vehicle Defect in all Road Accidents, but Defective Tyres Takes the Top Spot for Cars

We have analysed the latest figures from the Department for Transport and can reveal that faulty brakes are the number one vehicle defect to contribute to 2016’s road accidents. However, looking just at cars, flawed tyres are in fact the most common defect to cause an incident. With a total of 446 incidents, faulty tyres […]

The UK’s Top 10 Car Repairs Will Cost the Average Driver over £30,000 in Their Lifetime!

With autumn’s wet and chilly weather already upon us, many motorists will be anticipating car issues over the coming colder months. But what are the most common car repairs and how can drivers prolong them? We have tapped into our database to reveal the UK’s most common independent mechanical car repairs and has calculated the […]

ClickMechanic Partners with Arval, a Vehicle Leasing and Fleet Management Company

ClickMechanic is proud to be working with leading vehicle leasing and fleet management company, Arval. This relationship, which is currently in its first phase, will ultimately provide a new safe and secure servicing option for consumers and businesses who lease a vehicle through Arval. As of this week, we will be working alongside Arval to […]

How Much Do Drivers Really Earn? It Would Take 8 Years for a Bus Driver to Earn What Sebastian Vettel Does in a Day!

With Formula One reaching its final months and Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton challenging for the top spot, it’s hard not to get caught up in the excitement! Countless drivers across the UK wish that they too could have such a thrilling career along with the attractive salary. No doubt, all keen motorists will have […]

How Bad Is It to Idle at the School Gates? Leaving the Engine Running for 10 Minutes Every Day Can Fill Two Jumbo Jets with Excess Fumes over a Year

With a new school term just around the corner, we felt it fitting to highlight the effects of the everyday school run to the environment, particularly the habit of idling at the school gate with the engine running. For those drivers who are guilty of waiting for around 10 minutes on an average school day […]

2 in 5 UK Drivers Do Not Stick to Their Manufacturer’s Recommended Schedule

Our latest research has found that 2 in 5 UK drivers do not stick to their manufacturer’s recommended schedule when getting their car serviced. In fact, only 61% of drivers accurately stick to the schedule, whilst 16% do so within two months, 5% wait for longer than two months and a worrying 18% do not […]

Car Manufacturers Are Secretly Favouring Right-Handed Drivers over Left

With the internationally celebrated Left-Handers Day coming up this Sunday, we felt it fitting to analyse the design of the UK’s car and whether it favours those who are right-handed over their left-handed counterparts. Firstly, driving on the left-hand side of the road actually dates back far before motoring was invented; in more violent times, […]

Is the UK Getting Greener? Vehicle Emissions are down 4% Compared to 2007, but Have Plateaued Since 2010

Over the last decade, the UK’s motoring industry has taken an obvious, greener, direction; cars have become more efficient, electric cars have grown in popularity and, more recently, the government are pushing for a more eco-friendly future with its proposed Diesel Scrappage Scheme. In fact, we have researched into the latest greenhouse gas emissions figures […]