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Smoking in Vehicles

Update on new law on smoking in cars and other vehicles with someone under 18. From 1 October 2015, it will be illegal to smoke in a car (or other vehicles) with anyone under 18 present. The law is changing to protect children and young people from the dangers of secondhand smoke. Both the driver […]

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Free Tyre Safety Checks in October

As a member of the FOXY Lady Approved garage network we will be offering women drivers a FREE TYRE SAFETY CHECK during TYRE SAFETY MONTH – October 2015. Furthermore, as long as the car you drive has legal tyres, you can claim your FREE gift membership of FOXY Lady Drivers Club (worth £23) via the […]

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Police Investigation in Tring

We have been advised by the OWL Online Watch Link of Neighbourhood Watch that the Police are investigating an incident that occurred at around 4pm on Monday, August 10, on a footpath in a field off Little Tring Road in Tring. A woman, aged in her 40s, was jogging along the path when a man […]

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Top 5 Misadventures of Summer Roadtrips

Summer driving may seem like a piece of cake compared to the snow and ice challenging drivers in the winter, but the heat presents its own challenges. So just like the winter months, planning ahead can keep you safe and stress-free on the roads. Below we take a look at some of the most common […]

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80th Anniversary of the Driving Test

The following is a post created by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency that we thought you may find interesting. The original article is available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/80th-anniversary-of-the-driving-test The driving test marks 80 years of helping keep people safe on the road today (1 June 2015). The first car and driving licences were introduced in Great […]

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7 Reasons to Buy a Ford Fiesta

We recently found this article online with the Express and thought you might find it interesting. THE Fiesta isn’t Britain’s best-selling car for no reason. In fact, here are seven of them. 1. How it drives The Fiesta is the best car to drive in the supermini class by some distance. The steering is precise […]

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Roy Chapman Ltd Helps IMI Launch Female Campaign

A campaign aimed at women on the importance of regular car maintenance is being launched by the Institute of the Motor Industry, following research revealing nearly half of women drivers do not get their cars serviced between MOTs because they are not comfortable dealing with mechanics. The IMI’s campaign, promoting its professional register, begins in […]

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Tyre Safety Month 2014

Tests carried out by the British Tyre Manufacturers Association found that, when braking, a car travelling in the wet at 50mph on new tyres with 8mm of tread depth took 25.9m to stop whereas it took 37.8m to stop on worn tyres with 1.6mm of tread depth. Each year in the UK, more than 1,200 […]

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Another Successful Ladies Evening for Roy Chapman Ltd

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“Very enjoyable and informal. Nice to have just ladies. Garage staff are very good at explaining” Donna W Ladies from across Hertfordshire enjoyed a fun and relaxed evening at our showroom in June, learning basic maintenance for their cars and safer driving tips from PCSO’s Katie Braham and Lorraine Horsted from the Berkhamsted and Tring […]

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Roy Chapman Ltd Upgrades Showrooms

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Berkhamsted – Roy Chapman Ltd, family-run Ford dealership based in Hertfordshire, has upgraded its Berkhamsted showroom to include a new look waiting area and new technology desk, incorporating the new Ford iPad app and realistic paint samples representing the available colours across the range. The app, which takes the form of an interactive brochure, supplements […]

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