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On the first day of Christmas...

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some car advice completely free

If you’re planning long journeys over the festive season you could get prepared by putting a winter box together for your car just in case you get stranded.


  • Ice scraper and de-icer
  • Torch
  • Phone charger
  • Blankets
  • High vis jacket
  • Jump leads
  • Food and drink
  • Empty fuel can
  • Shovel
  • Reflective warning triangles
  • Sunglasses – winter sun can be really nasty on wet roads


Don’t forget to check your tyres and top up your anti-freeze.

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