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Drivers risk £2,500 fine for letting their pet roam free in the car

Do you often travel and let your pet roam free in the car? Well if so, it could be time to reconsider how you travel with your pet, as it could land you with a fine of up to £2,500!… Continue Reading →

What using your phone whilst driving WILL REALLY COST YOU! And it’s worse than we thought!

It all changed in 2017 – the fines and penalties for using your phone whilst driving went up from 3 to 6 penalty points and from a £100 to a £200 fine!  But that isn’t all it will cost you!… Continue Reading →

Driving in the snow and ice – How to stay safe on the roads in bad weather

With severe weather forecast across the UK this week, we thought we would share some top tips on how to stay safe on the roads in bad weather… Driving in the snow and ice can be incredibly dangerous, making conditions… Continue Reading →

New Driving Laws are coming into force in 2018 – Find out all you need to know..

There will be a number of new driving laws coming into force in 2018. Road laws and rules are changing over the coming 12 months and could become more complicated for drivers across the UK. Here we tell you the… Continue Reading →

Driving licence changes could stop young motorists from driving in the dark!

Newly-qualified drivers under the age of 25 could soon face severe changes following a proposed change for 17-24-year-old new drivers. The proposed changes could ban new drivers under the age of 25 from driving at night, and impose other restrictions… Continue Reading →

Here is a great reason to buy a USED CAR over NEW in 2018! Car Tax!

Buy a new car in 2018 and your annual car tax bill could rocket from £0 to as much as £450, even if you go for the same car, just a newer version!  So there has never been a better… Continue Reading →

Driving through a puddle and splashing someone, could land you a £5000 fine!

Motorists are being warned that they could face up to a £5000 fine if they drive through a puddle and splash a pedestrian. According to ‘The Road Traffic Act 1998′, it is illegal to drive ‘without reasonable consideration for other persons’,… Continue Reading →

Best used cars to buy in 2018

Buying used cars over new can leave you with more money in your pocket and the knowledge that you haven’t suffered the depreciation the first owner has. As soon as you drive a new car out of the showroom, it… Continue Reading →

Winter Driving – Essentials for Driving in Snow

Freezing temperatures with snow and ice can cause major disruption on the roads! Being prepared is key when travelling in snow as the cold weather makes your car much more likely to break down. In the event of a break down in… Continue Reading →

Winter Tyres – How they can keep you safe on the road this Christmas!

Winter tyres are designed to perform in cold weather, and therefore keep you much safer on the road in icy and wet conditions. Winter tyres are made using a rubber compound that does not harden when the temperature drops below… Continue Reading →

Best 4 x 4′s for Winter 2017

Winter is fast approaching and so we wanted to share a selection of what we believe to be the best & 4 x 4′s for Winter driving.  We all want safe, reliable transport in the Winter months, and you can… Continue Reading →

Why a simple mistake with your driving licence could cost you £1000!

It seems that millions of motorists in the UK are making a simple mistake with their driving licence, which could risk them being fined £1000! Under Section 99 of the Road Traffic Act 1988, you can be fined £1000 if your… Continue Reading →

Do you know how far your car will run on the fuel warning light?

We’ve all been there, its nearly payday and we want to make our fuel last as long as we possibly can, but do you know how far your car will go before you run out of fuel? And can you… Continue Reading →

Part Exchange Valuation

Online valuations are vague and inaccurate.  They don’t take into account the exact specification of your car, the exact mileage of your car or the exact condition of your car. These forms often just ask for basic information, therefore can only provide you with a… Continue Reading →

Driving in Autumn – Our handy guide!

As we head into Autumn, we need to prepare our cars for the switch in driving conditions. Autumn brings changes to the roads such as fallen leaves, low sun, and icy windscreens. At AvailableCar, we wanted to share some advice, to try… Continue Reading →

If you are planning to drive in the EU this Summer, you need to read this…

There are some very strange driving laws in the EU, and if you are not aware of them, you could end up being stopped by the police without even realising you have done anything wrong. It is essential that if you… Continue Reading →

Summer Car Maintenance Checklist

At AvailableCar, we want to help to give you the best start to your Summer Holiday with a handy checklist to keep you moving!  By working your way through our Summer Car Maintenance Checklist, you can be as prepared as… Continue Reading →

Your guide to buying a used car!

Buying a used car is always going to be much better value than buying a new car!  That’s because new cars lose a hefty percentage of their list price as soon as you drive them off the forecourt and on… Continue Reading →

Part Exchanging your car with us couldn’t be easier!

At AvailableCar, you can do it all under one roof!  We will take your part exchange, at a fair price, and then leave you to browse all our cars, at your leisure, in a comfortable, non-pushy environment.  We have an… Continue Reading →

At AvailableCar, we make choosing your next used car so easy!

Whether you change your car every 3 years or every 10 years, the decision about which used car to buy can be a difficult one!  Some of our customers remain brand loyal and come to AvailableCar looking for a particular… Continue Reading →

Considering buying a car but unsure as to how the new car tax changes will affect you? We explain all..

On 1st April 2017, a new set of rules governing VED (Vehicle Excise Duty) came into force. Many motorists seem to be rather confused about how the car tax changes will affect them, and so we have explained everything you… Continue Reading →

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Cannock
0800 804 6568

A5 Watling Street
Cannock
Staffordshire
WS11 1SL

2 miles from Jct 11 & 12 M6
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between A4601 and A34

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Castle Donington
0800 996 1052

Station Road
Castle
Donington
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Leeds
0800 804 6484

Capitol Boulevard
Morley
Leeds
LS27 0TS

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Sutton in Ashfield
0800 996 1279

Calladine Business Park
Orchard Way
Sutton in Ashfield
NG17 1JU

2 miles from Jct 28 M1
onto A38 towards Mansfield
turn left at 4th set of lights

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