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GEM Motoring Assist is urging drivers to ensure they keep cars safe.

8 April 2020

Story from Newspress.

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is urging drivers to ensure they keep cars in a safe, roadworthy condition during the current coronavirus pandemic.

Although the Transport Secretary issued an automatic six-month extension to any MoT certificates due from 30th March, it remains our responsibility to keep our cars in a roadworthy condition.

GEM road safety officer Neil Worth commented: “Now more than ever it is important to get into the habit of carrying out regular basic checks on fluid levels and tyre pressures to make sure your car is in good shape.

“You must ensure your tyres have at least the minimum amount of tread left, as police will still be fining drivers (with penalty points) who fail to comply.”

GEM’s collection of short ‘How to…’ videos will help inexperienced car owners conduct basic maintenance on their vehicle. This includes MoT checks, tyre pressure and tread, oil and screenwash levels.

 

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