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Tyres once a month… what’s stopping you? asks GEM


  1. Posted on October 4th, 2021 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. GEM Motoring Assist is urging motorists to make monthly checks on tyres, to ensure tread depths are sufficient and pressures are correct.   Correct tyre pressure is not only vital for your safety on the road, it’s also the best way to maximise fuel economy, according to GEM chief executive Neil Worth.   “Regular tyre […]

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Safety warning: a wild animal strike could cost you deer


  1. Posted on October 4th, 2021 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. More than half of all deer strikes occur on motorways In some regions, it’s crashes with wild boar that present an even greater risk, says road safety group If an animal is lying in the road after an impact, you need to treat it as an emergency and call 999 as there is a real […]

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One of the best! GEM celebrates a decade in the Top 3


  1. Posted on September 14th, 2021 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. GEM recognised as one of the top 3 providers for the tenth year running Voted by the public, GEM consistently features alongside big industry players Auto Express Driver Power Survey: GEM’s cover is the easiest to purchase, great value for money and fast to arrive when you need roadside assistance   RESULTS FROM the 2021 […]

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Top tips for towing, as government relaxes rules


  1. Posted on September 14th, 2021 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. GEM Motoring Assist is urging drivers to put safety first when towing. The advice follows a change to the rules which means it will soon* no longer be a requirement for drivers who passed their test after 1 January 1997 to take an additional test to have the ‘B+E’ categories added to their licence. All […]

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GEM sponsors Project EDWARD 2021


  1. Posted on September 10th, 2021 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2.   This year’s Project EDWARD road safety initiative takes place across the UK starting next week (Monday 13 to Friday 17 September), and GEM Motoring Assist is once again proud to be a sponsor.   The goal of Project EDWARD, with its theme of ‘Fit for the Road’, is for no one to lose their […]

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Top tips for parking this summer


  1. Posted on August 12th, 2021 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging drivers to reduce stress on holiday and days out by ensuring they plan where they are going to park. The call follows news that parking firms are issuing around 12,000 penalty notices every day in the UK.   Hot weather brings day trippers as well as holidaymakers to seaside resorts, […]

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Rustproofing – a stitch in time…


  1. Posted on August 10th, 2021 by Rob Marshall
  2.   Cars do not rust like they used to, so many people claim. In the main, they are right; rust holes are not common on five-year-old vehicles any more. Improved metal, galvanising, sealing and painting have improved matters immeasurably but rust has not been stopped in its tracks entirely, especially as many car manufacturers do […]

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Not so fast, says GEM, as week-long speed operation begins


  1. Posted on August 2nd, 2021 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging drivers to choose safe, legal speeds for all their road journeys. Driving above the speed limit, or at speeds that are inappropriate for the conditions, brings extra risk, not just to the driver, but to anyone else who may be sharing the same road space at the time. By ensuring […]

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Get your car health checked before hitting the holiday highway


  1. Posted on July 26th, 2021 by GEM Motoring Assist
  2. GEM Motoring Assist is urging motorists to follow some simple tips before setting off on long, hot holiday journeys this summer.   GEM is predicting significantly higher levels of traffic on popular holiday roads in the coming weeks. This, combined with poorly-maintained cars being at higher risk of breaking down and the staff shortages caused […]

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Staycation car preparation


  1. Posted on July 20th, 2021 by Rob Marshall
  2.   With many motorists planning a holiday on the British isles, consider that staycations are far from restful for your car. Heavy loads, warm weather and long journeys, especially at high speeds, place certain parts of a vehicle under greater stress than usual.   We hope that these five tech tips help to reduce the […]

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