Servicing Your Mazda

January 26, 2016
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We have recently been made aware by a number of customers that Mazda has sent a letter out saying that Roy Chapman Ltd is unable to service your car. Whilst we are no longer an Authorised Repairer and therefore unable to carry out any warranty work or recalls, we are still a recognised service centre. As […]

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Winter Driving Tips

January 13, 2016
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1. Turn your windscreen wipers to the off position when you park at night. That way, when you start the engine in the morning, the wipers won’t start automatically. If there’s a heavy frost or snow you’re at risk of blowing a fuse, damaging the wiper blades or worst case, burning out the wiper motor. […]

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New Premises for Roy Chapman Ltd

November 9, 2015
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Managing Director, Justine Chapman, outlined the changes for the business, identifying that she and her father – Roy Chapman – made the difficult decision not to renew the Ford franchise for the sale of new cars. “This means that as a fully independent family-owned dealership, we can be even more competitive with our servicing costs […]

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Smoking in Vehicles

September 22, 2015
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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

September 9, 2015
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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

August 12, 2015
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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

June 23, 2015
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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

June 1, 2015
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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: 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

May 6, 2015
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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

October 29, 2014
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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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