Category Archives: Winter

How to drive in snow and ice

It’s ‘snow’ joke – driving in snowy and icy conditions can be hazardous, so here we bring you our top tips for keeping safe! With the heavy snow forecasted later today we thought it would be useful to summarise the key areas to think about when driving in Wintery conditions: Before you even get in the […]

How to care for your paintwork in Winter

Road salt, sleet and snow can inflict a lot of damage to your car’s paint finish, and can even damage it permanently. Winter weather can also dull the shine on your car’s paint finish and make it more susceptible to rust and corrosion. So how do you protect your car’s finish in the Winter, when […]

The best way to de-ice your car

This time of year it’s difficult enough to get yourself out of the house as it is, with the cold, icy and dark mornings, but what makes it even worse is the prospect of having to spend time removing ice from your car before you can go to work or drop the kids off at […]

Welcome to 2016!

Happy New Year! After all the festive celebrations January is a miserable month for us all and with the temperature having definitely dropped over the last few days we’re all waking up to frosty cars in the morning.  We may also be seeing snow soon too! Although our vehicles are the last thing on our minds after the […]

Love your car this Valentine’s Day!

With the cold weather setting in, it’s the perfect time to get any paintwork damage to your car repaired. Whilst repairing major damage is a given, minor damage such as scratches, scuffs and bumps are often left untreated. However minor damage can quickly turn into a major headache, gritting salt can set in and cause […]

How to drive in snow and ice

It’s ‘snow’ joke – driving in snowy and icy conditions can be hazardous, so here we bring you our top tips for keeping safe this Winter! Although there is no snow forecast for the near future, the recent mornings have been very icy and you never know when the weather will take a turn for the […]

Safe Driving in Winter

Highway Code facts for safe driving in Winter The change in the weather has been sudden so it’s important to make sure you’re prepared for the change in driving conditions – whether you’re a new driver or a veteran! If you’ve been driving for a few years now, chances are you don’t remember everything from […]

Top 5 Winter Car Damage Hazards to Avoid

This year’s historically mild autumn is expected to lead to a colder than average 2014/15 winter, with significant snowfall likely. And, as always, we here at ChipsAway encourage anyone driving during the winter period to ensure they, and their vehicle, are fully prepared. Snow, hail and ice, as well as heavy rain, flooding and high […]