Ben Garner

Ben is the Digital Marketing Assistant for National Tyres and Autocare. With experience in written content and video production, Ben enjoys promoting Autocare content across multiple media platforms to ensure drivers are kept up to date with vehicle information.

23 Jun 2022 0 people
Ultra Low Emission Zone: Everything You Need To Know

London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone was introduced in 2019 in central areas but was recently expanded in October 2021 to almost 18 times bigger than the original zone. The ULEZ will see drivers of polluting cars pay a high price to enter the central parts of London at all hours, every day of the…
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10 Jun 2022 0 people
Driving Theory and Hazard Perception Test Tips

If you’re learning to drive, you’ll need to pass your theory test. The hazard perception test (HPT) is one of the key tests that you’ll need to pass to complete your theory test, and get your driver’s licence. This test can be challenging for new drivers, as it requires you…
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01 Jun 2022 1 people
How to charge a leisure battery?

When camping, boating or any other leisure activities you need to know how to charge a leisure battery. These are also known as RV (recreational vehicle) batteries. They are smaller and less powerful than marine or engine starting batteries, but they still have the same electrolyte, electrodes and…
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27 May 2022 1 people
How to inflate car tyres

An underinflated car tyre could lead to a reduction in car performance, fuel economy and compromise safety on the road. It is vital to ensure your tyres are inflated to the correct pressure before driving anywhere, to make sure they can function properly and won’t wear excessively. This blog…
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20 May 2022 0 people
Everything you need to know about EV tyres

There are an increasing number of electric vehicles, or EVs, on roads in the UK these days. With the government planning to end the production of petrol and diesel cars in the UK by 2030, EVs and going to become even more popular. But what tyres should you put on an electric car? In this article,…
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06 May 2022 1 people
What are the different types of car insurance?

When applying for car insurance, you will be asked to choose from one of three policies, each providing different levels of cover. In this article, we’ll discuss the main differences between each policy level to help you decide which cover is best for you. What is Third Party car…
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21 Apr 2022 3 people
Car Insurance Bands: What do they mean

The insurance group of your car plays a key part in the pricing of your insurance. Insurance groups will look at what band your car is, and determine the price of your insurance from that. In this article, we’ll discuss what an insurance band is and how they affect the pricing of car…
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13 Apr 2022 2 people
The Benefits Of Mobile Car Battery Fitting

There are many benefits to mobile car battery fitting. One of these is the convenience of not having to leave your location to visit a branch. This can help save you time, as you won’t need to travel to one of our locations to have the battery replaced. Therefore, you can go about your day…
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08 Apr 2022 1 people
Why Potholes Are Bad For Your Car

Potholes can be a real nuisance for a driver, especially large ones. Following the winter months, many of us have found more potholes on our roads. Potholes can cause damage to your vehicle, depending on the speed at which you drive over them and the size of them. In this article, we’ll…
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16 Mar 2022 1 people
How To Find Your Car Battery Age

Like many car parts, batteries wear over time. All of our batteries at National are covered by a 4 or 5 year guarantee, depending on which battery you buy. But how can you tell how old your battery is, and should you get it replaced? In this article, we’ll discuss everything you need to know…
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