Incorrectly fitted windscreens are dangerous and if you’re concerned about your own safety and the safety of your passengers, you should read this. Most of us tend to think that the only time that windscreen safety may be compromised is when they’re cracked or chipped or when they’re so dirty that visibility is impaired –…

There’s nothing quite like a roadtrip. You can stop as often as you like, pack as much as your car boot can hold, and make spontaneous detours to see sights along the way. But when you take the kids with you, road trips require a little more planning to make sure everyone has a good…

Windscreen chips or cracks can happen for a variety of reasons. Gravel, sand or flying pebbles might be flicked up by trucks on a highway and hit your windscreen. You might encounter debris on the road, or you may run into a bird or a large bug. Whatever the cause, driving with a chipped or…

The onset of winter necessitates a different approach to the way we go about cleaning (and clearing) our cars’ windscreens. Plummeting temperatures, rain, ice and even snow mean we have to do things differently in order to maintain good visibility and ensure we look after our safety on the roads in winter.  Following a proper…

Love them or loathe them, tinted car windows are a modern reality and it seems there is more to these shady shields that meets the eye. Following the launch of the first window tint from 3M in 1966, new technologies have continually been developed and there is now a wide range of advanced products to…

Road worthiness test regulations vary between states and territories in Australia – but if your car had to have a test today, would it pass? Even though vehicle inspections vary across the country and motorists need to be aware of any specific regulations relevant to their location, the examiners are generally all looking for the…

The sun low on the horizon. Swirling mist playing tricks with visibility. An unfamiliar road. Oncoming traffic. And a grubby windscreen that only gets worse as you desperately swipe at it with the back of your hand, an old tissue or a stray jumper. We all know that feeling of rising panic that comes with…

When it comes to car insurance and windscreen repairs and replacement, it’s important to know that all insurers offer something a little different. Some offer free windscreen repairs but not replacements, some don’t charge an excess for repairs done by their approved glaziers whilst others offer optional cover with an extra premium.  The trick is…

Most of us treat our cars with love and respect.  We service them regularly, wash them, polish them, clean the upholstery, vacuum the carpets, wipe the consoles and clean out any rubbish.   But despite all this TLC, many of us neglect one of the most important components – the windscreen. Your windscreen plays a crucial…

Picking the best drives around Perth and WA is like asking a kid in a candy store to choose a favourite.  It’s impossible.  Some people say that Perth is so beautiful that even their daily drive to work feels like an exotic holiday! Whether you’re after a leisurely Sunday afternoon exploring WA’s pristine coastline, a…

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