A car accident is—to say the least—an inconvenience. But that’s what car insurance is for. Unfortunately, you may be guilty of one of these five actions that can invalidate your insurance: Participating in lift sharing. Peter Kay’s ‘Car Share’ has made this a popular concept, even if the reality is more mundane than the unfolding […]
On 20 May 2018, new defect categories and inspection items were added to the MOT test. Under the new rules, defects can be categorised as minor, major and dangerous. Cars with major or dangerous defects will receive an automatic fail. The new inspection items that assessors will be looking for include: Obviously underinflated tyres Brake […]
Most motorists assume that one of the easiest ways to drive down the cost of their car insurance is to bump-up their claims excess, but a recent report has revealed that opting for a higher excess might not make financial sense.
How many motorists have a criminal record? It’s difficult to get accurate figures on the number of motorists with a criminal record, but you’re certainly not alone. A recent FOI request revealed that more than 11million people have a criminal record which is approximately 20% of the adult population. Given that there are 45.5million active […]
With rising fuel prices and increasing insurance costs motorists are having a tough time. However, it’s not all doom and gloom; proposed changes to a little-known financial formula called the Ogden rate could cut insurance bills by hundreds of pounds.
In the not too distant past diesel vehicles were the face of green motoring. More miles per gallon meant fewer emissions and a gentler carbon footprint. Not only were diesel engines cleaner, but they were cheaper to run and had a longer lifespan. Buying a diesel was a ‘no brainer’ and the government even bribed […]