Category: Breakdown Cover

Top 10 Worst Driving Habits

Some of these on our list of top 10 worst driving habits should come as no surprise to anybody driving on todays roads. It is quite common that soon after taking one of the most nerve-wracking tests a person can take, the dreaded driving test, many of us pick up some of the worst driving […]

Dealing with Potholes

Dealing with potholes can be a literal nightmare. With the increase of rain and flooding, the roads in Britain have never been in worse shape; according to the 2015 annual local authority road maintenance report, 1 in 6 roads are in poor condition. Wet winters, flooding and bad weather are causing more potholes than local […]

Vehicle Breakdown – Now What?

Not many of us set off on our journey expecting a vehicle breakdown. It leaves drivers stranded and in a potentially dangerous environment. If you are unlucky enough to have a vehicle breakdown then there are a few things you should know to keep you safe until breakdown assistance arrives. What to do with your […]

Dealing with Floods – Motoring Tips

Driving in wet conditions can be hazardous for any driver especially when dealing with floods. Even if they have years of driving experience behind them, drivers can struggle when dealing with floods as even the most modern road surface is liable to standing water. Before setting off ask yourself if the journey you are about […]

Winter Motoring Tips to Help You

Winter can be a pretty dismal time of the year. Nobody likes driving when the weather is cold, wet and icy. We have compiled some winter motoring tips to hopefully help you get through this dark and miserable time of year. Anti-freeze Keeping your coolant level topped up with the recommended anti-freeze mix for winter […]

What Happens If You Breakdown Abroad?

If there is anything worse than your car breaking down, it must be if you breakdown abroad.  Even if you are fluent in the language without knowledge of local recovery agents and repairers, arranging assistance might be difficult. Worse still, if your car cannot be repaired before you are due to return home you will […]

Avoid Needing Vehicle Breakdown Recovery

Whilst we at QDOS Breakdown provide an award winning Breakdown Recovery service, it goes without saying that we would rather you never break down in the first place. There are some simple things you can do to avoid breaking down unexpectedly. Obviously it goes without saying that you should keep your vehicle in a good […]

What is Vehicle Breakdown Cover?

Vehicle breakdown cover is an insurance policy, which protects you against the risk of breaking down in your vehicle. Breakdown insurance typically comes in three different levels of cover. BASIC COVER Normally covers the insured vehicle or person for breakdown services away from their home address.  Generally it will allow some time with a mechanic […]