The arrival of winter means fewer daylight hours and colder and more extreme weather, this can create some challenging driving conditions. It is essential that you prepare your car for the winter months to help prevent any accidents.
Despite the law stating that it is an offence to drive a vehicle without an MOT certificate, 1 in 3 UK drivers admit to having done so.
According to current regulations the maximum penalty for drivers caught without a valid MOT is £1000 and a charge of 6-8 penalty points. The only exception to this is when you are driving on the way to the garage to get your MOT in which case you will have to be able to prove this (usually by giving the police officer your garage's details to confirm the appointment).
With that being said, a lot of people ignore this and sometimes drive without an MOT. Here are some interesting statistics we've gathered about driving without an MOT.
The MOT certificate is one of the most important documents you need for your car. But how much do you know about the MOT test?
What is an MOT?
The Ministry Of Transport test, or MOT test, is an annual check that assesses the roadworthiness of your motor vehicle. It is designed to ensure that your car or vehicle is kept in safe condition.
If this is your first MOT or if you want to find out interesting statistics about why people commonly fail their MOTs we have created this really handy infographic. Have a read and let us know what you think in the comment section below.
Giving your work station a tidy can transform your space, giving you more room to work and it can make you more efficient. Having a messy work top is not only unpleasant to look at, but it can also present health and safety risks, if work tools and substances are not stored correctly. We have put together a step by step guide on how to organise your work station.
The best place to start when having a tidy up is to sort through your tools. If you have any duplicate tools that you don't use, why not donate these to a local school or college or sell them on. Any damaged or broken tools should be thrown away or recycled. Once you have sorted through your tools you can see how much space you need for the tools that you use.