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Children in Cars, car seat laws Queensland

Children in Cars, car seat laws Queensland

Children aged 0 to 7 are required to sit in an approved car seat known as a child restraints to ensure their safety and to protect them against serious injury in the event of a car accident. This information is taken from the Queensland Department of Transport page on...
How often should I service my car?

How often should I service my car?

Service your car every 10,000km or every 6 months, whichever happens first.  Many people ask us how often they really should be servicing their car. Are the service centres greedy? The answer is actually not what you think. The simplest way to remember when to service...
Check Engine Light on? What does that really mean?

Check Engine Light on? What does that really mean?

What you should do when you see the “check engine” light come on. G’day, Pete here from Northside Automotive, Everton Hills It’s something you don’t want to see when you start your car, and it’s bound to happen at the most inconvenient of times, like when you’re...
What’s the deal with space saver tyres?

What’s the deal with space saver tyres?

Temporary use spare tyres (TUSTs), more commonly known as space saver tyres, are a common feature in modern cars. Aside from taking up less storage space, one of the ideas behind these odd looking contraptions is that the car owner is reminded to get their flat tyre...
Signs Your Windscreen Wiper Blades Need Replacing

Signs Your Windscreen Wiper Blades Need Replacing

Tips to make your windscreen wiper blades last longer If you’re a Brisbane local, you’ll be well aware that it’s been rather wet recently. When you’re out and about driving in rainy weather, visibility is already reduced by the rain. There’s nothing worse than...
Five Common Car Brake Noises and What They Mean

Five Common Car Brake Noises and What They Mean

Cars can be noisy in a variety of ways, but when a new or unexpected sound pops up, it usually means something is wrong, and you shouldn’t ignore it. You especially should be paying attention if your brakes are making noise. Your brakes are one of the most important...