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.
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.
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.
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.
Home Insurance Knowledge
Tuesday 3rd December 2019
Christmas can be a wonderful time of year, but unfortunately, it’s a time when house burglaries are on the increase. Prompted by shorter daylight hours, the opportunity of finding Christmas gifts or the chance of finding unoccupied homes because the owners are away makes your homes too appealing. As prevention is greater than cure, our guide to protecting your home this winter, we hope will give you some valuable advice.
Tuesday 26th November 2019
Over the last decade there has been an increase in the legislation to increase the level of safety on our roads. The introduction of smartphones, and their subsequent importance in our day to day lives, has become another dangerous distraction and influences our driving behaviour.
Home Insurance Knowledge
Tuesday 12th November 2019
To save you money and inconvenience, now is the best time to get any home maintenance jobs covered. After the clocks go back, the winter months set in the days get colder and daylight gets shorter. Take a look at Be Wiser’s tips on how best to prepare your home this winter.
Friday 8th November 2019
If you are a motorist you will have taken out an insurance policy at some point as it is a legal requirement for all drivers on UK roads to have a valid insurance policy. The process of searching for the best policy at a competitive price is all too common for drivers. There are however significant differences between your standard car insurance policy and a van policy.