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Advice For Driving During Storms

Advice For Driving During Storms

We are used to bad weather in the UK, but when storms happen, a bit more care is needed when driving. Here are our essential tips for safe travel in stormy weather…

Posted in In The Know on 14 February 2020 by CarTakeBack

Vegan Car - How Can You Make Your Car More Vegan Friendly?

Vegan Car - How Can You Make Your Car More Vegan Friendly?

Veganism is more popular than ever in the UK. But can a Vegan lifestyle be reflected in the car you drive? There are plenty of ways you can help to make a difference with your car.

Posted in In The Know on 08 January 2020

Wiping Personal Data From Your Car

Wiping Personal Data From Your Car

From your favourite contacts to your frequent destinations, modern cars make staying connected and finding your way home easy. But with all this convenience, comes an issue: data security when selling your car.

Posted in In The Know on 07 January 2020 by CarTakeBack

Christmas Food Shock - CarTakeBack Finds You Can ‘Eat Yourself’ Over The Drink-Drive Limit

Christmas Food Shock - CarTakeBack Finds You Can ‘Eat Yourself’ Over The Drink-Drive Limit

Many of us happily tuck into festive dishes without giving ‘drink-driving’ a second thought. So, we decided to conduct a study into whether alcoholic food can push you over the drink-drive limit.

Posted in In The Know on 02 December 2019 by CarTakeBack

Blue Badge Changes And Support Available For Disabled Drivers

Blue Badge Changes And Support Available For Disabled Drivers

If you're a disabled driver there are lots of things that can help keep you on the road. Here's a roundup of what every disabled driver needs to know...

Posted in In The Know on 11 November 2019 by CarTakeBack

No Idling at CarTakeBack

No Idling at CarTakeBack

Idling your car can have a massive effect on the environment and everyone's health. We thought you might appreciate a break-down of the main info and we'll even put some idle myths to bed!

Posted in In The Know on 11 October 2019 by CarTakeBack

V5C Registration Certificate Changes

V5C Registration Certificate Changes

If you've got a new car recently, or changed your name or address, you might have noticed something different about the...

Posted in In The Know on 10 October 2019 by CarTakeBack

Data Reveals Britain’s MOT Failure Hotspots & The Top 10 Reasons Why

Data Reveals Britain’s MOT Failure Hotspots & The Top 10 Reasons Why

We investigated the best and worst regions for MOT pass rates, and it showed surprising patterns. Where are you most likely to fail an MOT?

Posted in In The Know on 26 September 2019 by CarTakeBack

Recycling Week: 10 Car Components That Can Be Recycled

Recycling Week: 10 Car Components That Can Be Recycled

CarTakeBack has achieved a recycling rate of 95% for every vehicle that is scrapped through us. We did this before it was a legal requirement. Here's 10 key car components that can be recycled.

Posted in In The Know on 24 September 2019

Pontevedra Provides Inspiration Ahead of World Car Free Day

Pontevedra Provides Inspiration Ahead of World Car Free Day

It's World Car Free Day on September 22nd and we've taken a look at how a small Spanish city has inspired change across Europe.

Posted in In The Know on 20 September 2019

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