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 […]

Half of UK Drivers Will Only Take a Break After 3 Hours of Driving

Our latest research has found that half of UK drivers will only stop and take a break after at least 3 hours of driving. According to the Highway Code from the Department of Transport, you must take sufficient breaks whilst driving; it recommends a minimum rest of 15 minutes after every 2 hours of travelling […]

A Third of UK Drivers Will Wait for up to Two Weeks or More Before Dealing with a Check Engine Light

Our latest survey has found that a third of UK drivers will wait for up to two weeks or more before investigating a check engine light. When a car’s check engine light comes on, the issue should be diagnosed as soon as possible because it may affect the safety of the driver as well as […]

Over Half of UK Drivers Cannot Change a Wheel

According to our latest research over half of UK drivers do not feel confident changing a wheel. Whilst the basic mechanics behind the first cars are still fairly straightforward to understand, car engineering has long since developed and become more complicated. As a result, more motorists are becoming less confident at changing parts on their […]