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Being a motorist is as expensive as it has ever been, with the cost of fuel making its highest increase for 18 years in May.
Temporary or short-term car insurance can be very useful in some situations, and it’s important to be aware that it is an option for you, should you ever need it. Taking out temporary insurance means you only pay for the cover you need.
If you own a motorcycle - whether you use it all year round or only in the summer - it always needs to be insured. As with any other insurance, it’s important to make sure you’re covered for everything you need in the event of an accident.
Theft is a common concern for van drivers, and losing your van can mean losing your livelihood and days or weeks of income.
There are 1.9 million licensed disabled drivers in the UK, and around 400,000 adapted vehicles. Around 6% of the UK’s 34 million drivers have DVLA-listed medical conditions.
It may surprise you to know that while driving other cars was once included as standard on comprehensive car insurance policies from most insurers, this is no longer the case.
Did you know that leaving your car engine running while parked on a public road is an offence? Despite this, many motorists still leave their car running to de-ice it on frosty winter mornings.
Dashcams have grown in popularity, with ownership increasing from 1% to 15% in just four years.
Often when you receive your car insurance policy, it will state that your policy is underwritten by a different company, but what does this mean? Who are these underwriters and what do they do?
A car breakdown can ruin your entire day, and it can be dangerous as well as costly. If your car has never broken down before, it’s a good idea to be prepared so that you know what to do.