The UK’s Top 5 Romantic Road Trips to Drive this Valentine’s Day!

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  Only a few days to go until Valentine’s Day! And if you’re looking to plan the perfect date, why not really impress this year and take your other half on a romantic road trip? For inspiration, we’ve done the research for you to find the UK’s top 5 romantic routes. Read on and see … Read more

The Top 5 Car Repairs to Expect This Christmas and How Likely You Are to Face Them!

Car Broken Down in Snow

Christmas is only a few weeks away and it’s already looking to be a rather wet one! Yet, whilst many dream of a White Christmas filled with snowball fights and picturesque scenery, it is worth remembering that the colder or even freezing temperatures can be a killer for your car. Each winter, countless motorists face … Read more

12 Top Tips for Drivers This Autumn

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The temperature is dropping, leaves are piling and the clocks are going back in less than a week; no doubt autumn is definitely upon us! And whilst most drivers anticipate car troubles in the winter, the autumn is often overlooked and underestimated. During this season, the weather is very temperamental and is quickly subject to … Read more

Your Drive Back Home Could Excuse You an Easter Egg

Easter is just around the corner now – a time for family togetherness as well as guilt-free snacking! Indeed, this weekend, countless Brits will be giving and receiving copious quantities of chocolate; so much so that many of us will even surpass the daily allowance of calories in chocolate alone. So it comes to no … Read more

ClickMechanic Launches its Mechanic in Residence Programme and Expands Career Options for Car Mechanics

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Today, ClickMechanic has revealed its Mechanic in Residence programme. With this announcement comes a newfound, alternative career path for car mechanics. It means those that no longer want to, or are unable to, work in the field, can still remain in the industry. By applying to the Mechanic in Residence programme, car mechanics can now … Read more

50% of Used Cars Fail at Least One Category During a Pre-Purchase Inspection

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We have tapped into our pre-purchase inspection data to reveal that 50% of used cars will score poorly in at least one category during a pre-purchase inspection. Pre-purchase inspections tend to be broken down into several categories which will analyse the working condition of all aspects on a used car. ClickMechanic’s is broken down into … Read more

2/3 of UK Drivers Have Never Attempted a Self-Repair on Their Car!

Fixing a Car

Our latest research has revealed that two thirds of UK drivers have never attempted a self-repair on their car. In fact, 64% of motorists in total have not tried their hand at car repairs. Of those which have, 12% have regretted at least one experience, whereas 23% are happy with their handiwork. As such, just … Read more

ClickMechanic Introduces Machine Learning to Offer Precision in Car Repair Costs

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We’re pleased to announce the introduction of machine learning in ClickMechanic’s quote engine. This addition advances the capabilities of the booking system, making it the first of its kind in the industry. It allows it to generate a previously untapped depth of quotes with distinct accuracy. ClickMechanic’s quote engine provides instant, industry-standard fixed price quotes … Read more

Speeding on Motorways Costs Average Driver an Additional £3,000 in Fuel

Speeding Motorway

Next week is the UK’s official Road Safety Week – an annual event which is designed to remind all drivers to take care on the roads and to be aware of speeding. Driving too fast, or indeed too slow, can be dangerous for both motorists and pedestrians. This is why we have researched into the … Read more

UK Drivers More Likely to Have Accident Driving in the Evening

Busy Motorway

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 … Read more