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Central Self Drive, 50 Years in Business

Central Self Drive, 50 Years in Business

Central Self Drive, the leading company in car and van hire throughout Warrington, has now had its doors open for over 50 years supplying the people of Warrington with anything from simple car hire to full nationwide fleet support and maintenance. With over 200 years of combined experience in the fleet and transport industry, we […]

80% of vans will not be compliant when the UK introduces its ULEZ

80% of vans will not be compliant when the UK introduces its ULEZ

The UK imposed it’s first-ever ULEZ (Ultra Low Emission Zone). Because of this, around 80% of vans that are on the roads of the UK will be unable to comply with the standards that the new zone demands! After implementing the ULEZ in London, a lot of Clean Air Zones (CAZs) will establish in various […]

Merry go round of unforeseen Old Vans Problems

Merry go round of unforeseen Old Vans Problems

Merry go round of unforeseen Old Vans Problems As years pass by, you may notice that your old van does not work as efficiently as it used to. All the mileage, wear and tear and repair contribute to the problems that it starts to display when it reaches a certain age. Here are a few […]

3 ways Brexit could affect the car industry?

3 ways Brexit could affect the car industry?

As the looming deadline for Brexit is slowly creeping up on us. One thing for certain is all UK industries will be affected in some way. Whether we are looking at no deal, Hard Brexit or Soft Brexit, each business in the UK will need to look at how they can ensure their business continues […]

Top Tips for maintaining your vehicle

Top Tips for maintaining your vehicle

Maintaining your vehicle regularly doesn’t take too long, check the basic maintenance items in your car like engine oil, transmission fluid or tires. This generic car maintenance checklist is designed to give you a general idea; as different cars have different requirements. For the correct information on how to maintain your car, as well as […]

Top tips for comparing van hire prices

Top tips for comparing van hire prices

When you are looking at renting a vehicle just like shopping for anything else, whether it be a car, a house or even your weekly food shopping, the price and value for money is always one of, if not the top priority. But when you are looking at renting a vehicle it is not as […]

Top Tips for Driving in Icy and Snowy Weather

Top Tips for Driving in Icy and Snowy Weather

In winter check the local weather forecast for warnings of icy or snowy weather. DO NOT drive in these conditions unless your journey is essential. If it is, take great care and allow more time for your journey. Take an emergency kit of de-icer and ice scraper, torch, warm clothing and boots, first aid kit, […]

Contract hire explained by Central Self Drive – Confidence In Contract hire

Contract hire explained by Central Self Drive – Confidence In Contract hire

Contract hire is essentially the rental of a car or van at a heavily discounted price based on a long-term lease, prices will vary depending on vehicle type/spec, service and maintaining levels required & anticipated annual mileage.   £195.00 per month 9 x 35. 10,000 Annual Mileage 10p Excess Mileage £200 admin /doc fee £200.00 […]

5 questions to ask your vehicle hire supplier

5 questions to ask your vehicle hire supplier

If you’re in business and regular use vehicle hire suppliers, or if you are considering moving your owned fleet to hire, I’m sure you’ll be aware there can be so much more to vehicle hire then the rates. Type of vehicles (reliability, age, fuel consumption, specification), availability of vehicles maintenance package, tyre policy’s, fuel policy, […]

Celebrating 50 years of Central Self Drive

Celebrating 50 years of Central Self Drive

Time to Celebrate This year we have been busy celebrating 50 years of operation, with the help from the people of Warrington who have supported and celebrated the business growth alongside us. We have transitioned from a family-run business into a high-preforming small to medium enterprise. Even though we are up to nearly 300 vehicles […]

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