The Meashams Self Drive Blog

Welcome to the Meashams Self Drive blog. Here, you'll be kept up to date with what we're doing, interesting updates from the automotive world, and lots of useful tips and tricks for your vehicles. 

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Hiring a car can be daunting, especially if you've not done it before. Check out our car hire checklist to make sure you've got all the information you need to confidently make your booking. 

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14th November 2018

Make sure you're always safe on the roads, no matter what the weather condition. There are some simple steps you can take to get prepared for icy roads and you should take a look at these useful winter driving tips to make sure you're ready for traveling in the worst of the UK weather.

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31st October 2018

Misfuelling is unfortunately quite a common problem. With all the distractions in life, it's easy to grab the wrong handle at the pumps, especially if you're not familiar with your vehicle. Here's what to do if you accidently use the wrong fuel.

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17th October 2018

This handy little trick shows you which side of the vehcile the fuel tank door is on. In a hire car or van, you might not know where to find the cap, but using this tip, you'll not have to wander around the vehicle on the forecort to find out.

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3rd October 2018

Summer is over and we're heading into to colder, rainy months. After all the heat we've had this year, we wanted to give you all a refresher on safety tips and advice for driving in the rain. 

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19th September 2018

Do you use a sat nav while you're driving? They can be incredibly helpful tools when you're out on unfamiliar roads, but make sure you're using them safely and legally. This blog tells you what steps you follow when using a sat nav or phone with map functionality.

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5th September 2018

In this blog post, we're going to help you check your tyre pressure. It's really easy, and doesn't take as long as you might think. Simply making sure your tyres are at the right pressure can make a big difference to your comfort, safety and fuel economy. 

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22nd August 2018

In this post, we'll show you how to check the water levels in your vehicle are just right. 

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22nd August 2018

Want to know what the best way to check oil levels are in your vehicle? Take a look at our blog post and follow the easy steps for this routine maintenance on your hire.

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22nd August 2018