Vehicle maintenance isn’t just an important way to extent your car’s life — it’s a major safety issue. Many maintenance issues are addressed by compulsory vehicle inspections. If your car is unsafe, the inspecting mechanic will let you know what you need to do to fix it. However, there could be a year or more between inspections, so car owners need to be aware of any potential safety issues and get them repaired before they lead to an accident.

One of the most common maintenance problems that can lead to a crash is improper tyre pressure. Uneven tyre pressure, or pressure that is too high or low, can impact performance or lead to a blowout — especially in high-performance cars or heavy vehicles. You can buy a cheap pressure gauge at any auto parts store and check the pressure against the recommendation in your owner’s manual. While you’re at it, you might want to rotate your tyres to promote even wear and consistent performance.

Another key area is the car’s brakes. If you notice some “softness” in the brake pedal, or feel a vibration when the brakes are applied, get them checked out by a professional mechanic. The brakes could be wearing out or you could have a problem with the car’s hydraulic system.

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Coronavirus Update

Following the Covid 19 lockdown Key skills is re-opening driving lessons from 6th July. This will be reviewed regularly if lockdown restrictions are re-imposed. To remain safe pupils will be asked to follow strict guidelines with regard to restricting the spread of the Virus. You must give your consent and be happy to do your lessons and if there is any reason that you feel unable to do a lessons you need to say. Reasons for not doing lessons, could be you are showing symptoms or you live with someone who has symptoms or is shielding - find out more here: https://www.nhs.uk/%20conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/symptoms-and-what-to-do. These or any other reasons may be discussed before the lesson. If any lesson is cancelled or postpone due to any issue related to Coronavirus, Key Skills will not charge for the lesson even at the pick up time.  
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