How To Diagnose Strange Smells And Odours From Your Car

One of the things about owning a car, regardless of its age, is that you will come to notice all sorts of weird and wonderful smells and odours coming from various parts of it.   Whether it be a smell coming through your air vents, from a certain part of the engine or from underneath the car, some smells and odours might be unfamiliar to you, and you may become concerned about whether it’s something that could lead to a big (and expensive) problem that you will have to sort out.   Photo Read more […]

Practical Ways To Keep Your Car Running In Winter

As we are in the midst of winter here in the United Kingdom, and the weather is progressively getting colder, the thoughts of many a motorist are turning to whether their cars are going to be able to cope with the harsh winter conditions with ease or not.   Photo via Flickr   I personally drive a fairly old car (it’s about 15 years old) and I’ll be honest with you, I do wonder whether it is going to make it through another winter but so far I’ve not had any major issues Read more […]

Avalanche Safety

During the winter months, mountainous areas provide breathtaking scenery and an excellent opportunity to enjoy recreational activities.  Although wintertime in the mountains can be beautiful and exhilarating, it can also be extremely dangerous.  Those who live and travel through mountainous regions have always reckoned with the deadly force of avalanches.  Each year, there are over 150 fatalities directly attributed to avalanches; this number has drastically increased since the 1950s due to the Read more […]