Tagged: Vehicles

Buying a New Car – Your Rights

Buying a New Car – Your Rights

When you purchase a new car from a dealer, you have a certain level of peace of mind accompanying your purchase. New cars are covered by a legal guarantee of 2 years without a mileage limit, whereas the manufacturer has Read More …

Keep your Number Plate Clear

The number plate on a vehicle serves as a unique visible indicator that allows for the identification of certain elements such as the vehicle´s owner, to those with access to the necessary database. For everyone else, it still serves to Read More …

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Child Seats and Children in Cars

Recent changes to the laws in Spain state that children measuring 135 cm in height or less must ride in the rear seats of a vehicle, irrespective of their age, and must sit in the correct and approved seat appropriate Read More …

Is it Legal to use a Tablet as a GPS?

Yesterday, the N332 Facebook team asked the question, “Is it legal to use a tablet as a GPS?” Here we explain the answer, with pictures. In this example in a Mercedes car, the “tablet-sized” GPS is built into the dashboard Read More …

The Hazards of Heat

High summer temperatures may be a welcome change for those looking to relax on the beach this summer, but higher temperatures pose an often hidden risk, especially to vehicles and road safety. The most vulnerable parts of the vehicle in Read More …

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European Tyre Safety Ratings

In 2012, the European Union made moves to implement new rules on the labelling of tyres for sale. Much like washing machines or fridges, and even properties for sale, an easy indication of the tyre´s characteristics would be displayed on Read More …

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Tyre Load Capacity

Following on from our introduction to checking tyres, we are going to look at some of the elements and details of vehicle tyres and the importance of what they mean. Knowing how to read a tyre forms part of the Read More …

Tyre Safety Checks We Can All Do

Tyres are arguably one of the most important elements of a vehicle, however they are often so easily neglected, despite the abuse they can face on a regular basis. On a daily basis they are worn down through normal use, Read More …