Happy New Year!
After the first of each January, we hear the same old adage – “new year, new me”, but here at EASR we stand by our own new year’s resolution, “new gear, new me!” If you’ve spent any time reading our blog, you know we take our favourite rides very seriously – so seriously in fact, that in the spirit of the new year, we want to offer a few new year resolutions, both for the sake of our cars, and more importantly, our valued drivers like yourself!
We’ll kick off our resolutions with a few ones for you, our dedicated customers, and more importantly, dedicated motor heads! Let’s start the new year in the right gear!
Driver’s New Year Resolutions
1. Brush up on a few driving tips
When it comes to driving, we were all learners once – and for some of us, learning was much longer ago than we’d care to admit! Driving and road etiquette has changed a lot since then, so why not do yourself a favour and stay ahead of the curve (or should we say curb) – brush up on a few driving tips, flick through a newer edition of the Highway Code, and most importantly stay safe!
2. Take a road trip
In the UK, the idea of a ‘road trip’ is not as well established as it is across the pond in the Americas, but that’s not to say you can plan a great cross country tour around our historic island nation! In fact, now might be a better time than ever to start your own road trip, with travel restrictions abroad being as unpredictable as they are, now is the perfect time to jump in the car with friends and family and explore all the roads our country has to offer!
3. Keep your calm
We understand that not all drivers can be level headed and calm, and we know how easy it can be to lose your temper on the road, be it at a reckless driver, or the painful crawl of traffic! However, getting wound up whilst driving is one of the leading causes of traffic accidents worldwide, and if left unchecked over a period, can lead to ‘road rage’, which can be host to a whole gamut of problems. Put the stoic behind the steering wheel this year!
4. Understand your vehicle better
Cars are complicated! We hand pick our dedicated automotive engineers, simply because they are the best of the best, and we are always appreciative of customers who share the same passion and understanding behind the way these miracles of the motorway work! A clear, and even basic understanding of how your vehicle works can prevent thousands (yes, thousands) of pounds in damage, and can keep your car running for much longer. Have a look online, and don’t be afraid to ask anyone who knows a little more than you – your mechanic will love it.
5. Scrap the SatNav
“There was a time where we didn’t need a computer to tell us where we’re going”, we’re sure if you’re a younger driver on the road, you’ve heard this one before. The fact of the matter is, it’s true, and while we’re not saying to throw your TomTom out the window, invest in a current road map, or plan your route from home, and use your memory and road signs. Not will it improve your sense of direction, it might help you learn the right shortcuts to get you out of a jam.
Of course, these resolutions are here as just a little recommendation, if you can already pass the Knowledge, or are as cool as cucumber on the roads, then look out for some helpful resolutions for yourself this year. However, if you’re like many of our valued customers, then you’re up there with some of the best on the road, but here at EASR we reckon we can always do more for our vehicles – so for the start of 2022, here are a few resolutions for our rides!
Vehicle New Year Resolutions
1. Spruce up your interior
Why should we wait till spring for our cleaning? I’m sure we’ve all been there – the fateful day when a friend or relative offers you a ride, and you can’t see the floor for all the Coke cans, used mugs, receipts and god knows what else! Our cars are like our homes, so for the sake of yourselves and your passengers, let’s give them a real clean.
2. Make those alloys sparkle
Sometimes the start of a new year is an opportunity to show off your new self, there’s nothing wrong with a little peacocking once a year – the same goes for our cars. At EASR we offer a range of specially catered services for you and your vehicle – and our alloy wheel restoration service is no exception. We can almost guarantee a restoration back to factory quality, shine from your alloys, and use specialized techniques and equipment, tailored to your needs.
3. Keep that paint pristine
Speaking of sprucing up your vehicle, why stop at just the wheels – at EASR we have more than simply just alloy restorations! Throughout the past year we’re sure your vehicle’s paint job has sustained a few dents and dings along the way – perhaps even something more serious. At EASR there is no need to worry, as our talented and passionate paint restoration team have seen it all, from light touch ups, to some deep scratches. Even if the damage has extended to more than the paint level, book a consultation with our quick and easy paintless dent removal team – and keep that baby clean!