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A Winter Check for your Honda for just £55

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 at 5.13pm

Driving on Winter Roads

Don't get caught in the cold this Winter - book your car in for a Winter Health Check!

Now that Winter is upon us, and the temperature has plummeted, driving becomes very much more challenging. Ensuring that your car is as safe as it can be is a vital part of preparing for this time of year.

Our technicians know your Honda better than anyone, as well as having the latest facilities and equipment to care for your car, and with our links to the factory we can also ensure that your car is up-to-date on all the latest recalls and maintenance actions from Honda. Better still, we can carry out this work while you wait in our customer lounge whilst enjoying free hot drinks and WiFi.

Your Winter Check includes:

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RoSPA Winter Driving Tips

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

RoSPA (The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) has a useful page on Winter driving.

Driving in the winter is very different than in other times of the year. Adverse weather and longer periods of darkness (especially after the clocks go back at the end of October) makes driving more hazardous. Sometimes conditions can be extreme, as we have found out over the last two winters in particular, with prolonged periods of heavy snow and floods.

This means that we need to adapt the way we drive.

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AutoSocks for Snow and Ice

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Trident now stocks AutoSocks. Approved by Honda, AutoSocks are cost-effective alternative to snow chains and they really do work far better than you might expect. This is because the AutoSock has a specially designed surface pattern that makes the total contact area exposed to dry friction as large as possible both under dry and wet snow or ice conditions. Hairs between and at the contact areas increase the totally exposed contact area to friction. In addition the AutoSock has a surface pattern that makes the total contact area exposed to friction sufficiently large under both soft and hard snow or ice conditions. A combination of surface pattern, strength and elasticity that make the contact points sufficiently sticky under hard snow or ice conditions.

Nat Barnes, Motoring Editor, Daily and Sunday Express, described them as:

This cheap alternative to snow chains or to winter tyres is staggeringly easy to fit. I used them while driving in the French Alps and can confirm they are absolutely superb.

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