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Who Is Eligible for Discounted Car Insurance?
Car Insurance Knowledge
Thursday 23rd April 2020
Can you get a discount on your car insurance due to your profession? NHS workers, firefighters, police, and the military are often eligible for discounts on a range of products and services provided by establishments such as shops and restaurants, but can you add car insurance to this list of perks?
Be Wiser’s Guide to Taking Your Driving Test
Driving Knowledge
Monday 6th April 2020
Taking your driving test can be very daunting – so much so, that less than 50% of drivers pass their test on the first attempt. In this article we will provide you with advice on what to expect during your driving test, and tips for boosting your confidence and passing. We will also explore how the driving test has changed over the years.
Be Wiser’s Guide to Towing and Caravan Insurance
Van Knowledge
Thursday 26th March 2020
In our guide to towing and caravan insurance, we look at some key questions such as ‘Do I need insurance for my caravan?’, ‘Will my car insurance cover my caravan?’ and ‘Do I need a special licence to drive a motorhome?’. Keep reading for all the information you need when it comes to getting your caravan on the road.
Be Wiser's Guide to Buying a Car On Finance
Vehicle Buying Knowledge
Thursday 12th March 2020
Part of the challenge of finding the right car for you can be deciding how to pay for it. Here we will delve into the details behind buying a car on finance to help you feel better informed about purchasing your next car.
How Do Storms Affect Your Home Insurance
Home Insurance Knowledge
Friday 21st February 2020
Here we will explore what you can do to protect your home from storm damage and we’ll discuss the impact on your home insurance if you do need to make a claim.
The Difference Between an MOT and a Service
Car Maintenance Knowledge
Monday 10th February 2020
To some, the difference between a service and an MOT may be fairly obvious, however many do not really know the key difference. As well as confusing an MOT for a service and vice versa, there are also a lot of misconceptions about what it means to have an MOT or a service carried out on your car. In this article, we will look at the importance of vehicle maintenance and the validity of your insurance without an MOT.
New Driving Laws for 2020
Driving Knowledge
Tuesday 28th January 2020
How might climate change, smart motorways and other factors change the rules of the road in 2020? A collection of laws affecting UK drivers could come into effect soon. Many of the changes relate to emissions and climate change, which is a growing issue. Furthermore, the uncertainty of Brexit throws in some complications and ever-changing car-technology also plays a role in the changes to rules and regulations of the road that motorists need to be aware of.
Why You Should Practise Defensive Driving
Driving Knowledge
Tuesday 21st January 2020
As a defensive driver, you can avoid crashes and help lower your risk of accidents behind the wheel. You can't control the actions of other drivers, but do you have control over how you operate your vehicle? In this article we explain how defensive driving can keep you safe on the road, with tips for practising it, including how to better concentrate, create a safe space between yourself and other drivers, and to not be too trusting that other people won’t make mistakes.
The Van Driver’s Guide To Winter Driving
Van Knowledge
Tuesday 17th December 2019
Driving in the winter months is challenging for all drivers and their vehicles, particularly if you make your living as a van driver. The winter months can be a van driver’s busiest time especially in the run up to Christmas when online shopping hits its peak.