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Watch out for deer on the roads

Watch out for deer on the roads

Wednesday November 8th, 2017 | By Western Saab
The Scottish Natural Heritage is warning motorists that collisions between deer and vehicles tend to peak at this time of year.

With night falling earlier, the peak commuting time...
Keep your car safe from thieves with recall check

Keep your car safe from thieves with recall check

Wednesday November 8th, 2017 | By Western Saab
Motorists are advised to keep their vehicle software up-to-date with manufacturer recalls, to protect themselves against the growing trend of key code hacking.

The advice, from ve...
Franchised dealers seen as safest place to service a car

Franchised dealers seen as safest place to service a car

Wednesday November 8th, 2017 | By Western Saab
Franchised dealers are overwhelmingly regarded as best in class for vehicle servicing, a new survey has revealed.

The survey, conducted by Public Knowledge and commissioned by the...
First time buyers favour new models

First time buyers favour new models

Wednesday November 8th, 2017 | By Western Saab
New research has identified a change in the way new drivers look at buying their first car, due to the range of attractive finance packages now available from dealerships.

Voucher...
End date proposed for petrol and diesel car sales in Scotland

End date proposed for petrol and diesel car sales in Scotland

Tuesday October 3rd, 2017 | By Western Saab
The sale of petrol and diesel-powered cars could be banned in Scotland from 2032. Speaking in the Scottish Parliament last month, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: “The transition ...
New guidance for drivers buying their first car

New guidance for drivers buying their first car

Tuesday October 3rd, 2017 | By Western Saab
The Motor Ombudsman has launched a new online guide, “#JustPassed”, to make car buying and servicing easier for new drivers. The handy, one-stop point of reference can now be do...
Revealed best time to renew your car insurance

Revealed best time to renew your car insurance

Tuesday October 3rd, 2017 | By Western Saab
Drivers could beat rising premiums and cut their costs significantly, simply by not leaving it until the last minute to renew their car insurance. That’s the conclusion of a study com...
UK car buyers to benefit from new emissions tests

UK car buyers to benefit from new emissions tests

Tuesday October 3rd, 2017 | By Western Saab
Motorists are set to benefit from more realistic emissions and fuel economy performance data after two new EU car tests came into force last month, replacing a single test that hadn’t ...
Dont use your phone as a sat nav

Dont use your phone as a sat nav

Wednesday September 6th, 2017 | By Western Saab
Motorists are set to benefit from more realistic emissions and fuel economy performance data after two new EU car tests came into force last month, replacing a single test that hadn’t ...
Half of drivers set to use dash-cams due to road safety fears

Half of drivers set to use dash-cams due to road safety fears

Wednesday September 6th, 2017 | By Western Saab
Motorists are set to benefit from more realistic emissions and fuel economy performance data after two new EU car tests came into force last month, replacing a single test that hadn’t ...
Motorists advised to spend time on research before buying a car

Motorists advised to spend time on research before buying a car

Wednesday September 6th, 2017 | By Western Saab
Motorists are set to benefit from more realistic emissions and fuel economy performance data after two new EU car tests came into force last month, replacing a single test that hadn’t ...
First journey success for car fuelled by whisky residue

First journey success for car fuelled by whisky residue

Wednesday August 9th, 2017 | By Western Saab
Motorists are set to benefit from more realistic emissions and fuel economy performance data after two new EU car tests came into force last month, replacing a single test that hadn’t ...
DVLA trials new Amazon Alexa service

DVLA trials new Amazon Alexa service

Wednesday August 9th, 2017 | By Western Saab
Motorists are set to benefit from more realistic emissions and fuel economy performance data after two new EU car tests came into force last month, replacing a single test that hadn’t ...
End of the road for petrol and diesel cars

End of the road for petrol and diesel cars

Wednesday August 9th, 2017 | By Western Saab
Motorists are set to benefit from more realistic emissions and fuel economy performance data after two new EU car tests came into force last month, replacing a single test that hadn’t ...
Scottish Borders pioneers pre licence driver training as part of National Curriculum

Scottish Borders pioneers pre licence driver training as part of National Curriculum

Thursday May 4th, 2017 | By Western Saab
Motorists are set to benefit from more realistic emissions and fuel economy performance data after two new EU car tests came into force last month, replacing a single test that hadn’t ...
Scotland to take new steps to tackle scourge of drug driving

Scotland to take new steps to tackle scourge of drug driving

Thursday May 4th, 2017 | By Western Saab
Motorists are set to benefit from more realistic emissions and fuel economy performance data after two new EU car tests came into force last month, replacing a single test that hadn’t ...