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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 →

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 →

The Driving Test changes next week! Here’s what you need to know…

The driving test is changing next week! From 4th December, learner drivers will need to prove that they can use a sat nav and drive into a parking bay in order to pass their test. The changes are being made… Continue Reading →

If you’re a young driver, you need to read this…

As a young driver, sorting out car insurance can be an absolute nightmare, with some young drivers being quoted as much as £4000, often more than their car is actually worth! We can safely say that the cost of car… 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 →

Best place to buy a used car

You have made the decision to buy a used car, so what do you do first?  Research online? But how many websites do you need to visit to decide which car is right for you? This is where AvailableCar can help… 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 →

The most popular used cars of 2017!

At AvailableCar, we have sold a huge amount of used cars so far in 2017, so we decided to take a look at the top ten most popular cars so far of 2017! In at number 10… The most popular… Continue Reading →

Did you know that wearing heels or flip flops could mean your car insurance claim being rejected?

According to new research by Uswitch, two-thirds of drivers are putting their future car insurance payouts at risk by making simple and frivolous mistakes that could void their policy out entirely such as wearing heels or flip flops whilst driving! It… 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 →

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 →

Car insurance has risen by more than 15 percent! We tell you ways to keep the cost down…

In the last 12 months, car insurance costs have risen by more than 15 percent and it looks like it’s only going to get worse! However, there are ways that you can try to keep the cost down… From April this year,… Continue Reading →

Drive down the cost of your fuel with our helpful tips!

We all know that fuel is costly but there are several things that you can do to try and cut your fuel bills.  Improving fuel efficiency is key and by taking note of a few of our fuel saving tips,… Continue Reading →

Watch out! New speeding fines could see your car insurance premiums rise by more than £300, even at 31mph!

We recently wrote a blog in relation to how the new speeding rules, which came into force on 24th April, could affect you. We now know that following the strict new rules, you can expect to see a huge rise… Continue Reading →

The Ford Fiesta! Britains much loved car over 40 years!

Over four decades ago, the Ford Fiesta first rolled off the production line in Spain. It has never been far from the top of the bestsellers’ list and still remains one of the world’s most-loved cars. Since the Ford Fiesta launched… Continue Reading →

A used car, just like new – That’s the AvailableCar Way

At AvailableCar, we pride ourselves on giving our customers a remarkable used car shopping experience! We don’t sell cars, we help our customers to buy and we firmly believe in offering an easy, no pressure, and hassle-free experience to all… Continue Reading →

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Cannock
0800 804 6568

A5 Watling Street
Cannock
Staffordshire
WS11 1SL

2 miles from Jct 11 & 12 M6
onto A5 Watling St
between A4601 and A34

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to our Cannock Store
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Castle Donington
0800 996 1052

Station Road
Castle
Donington
DE74 2NL

1 mile from Jct 24/24a M1
exit Jct 1 follow
brown signs for Donington Park

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to our Castle Donington Store
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Leeds
0800 804 6484

Capitol Boulevard
Morley
Leeds
LS27 0TS

From Jct 28 M62 take A650
towards Bradford, turn right at
1st set of lights (2 miles from M1)

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to our Leeds Store
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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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to our Sutton in Ashfield Store
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