Be Wiser Insurance Knowledge Base
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.
4x4 vehicles are increasing in popularity, and the variety of vehicles on the market proves this.
For drivers who don’t want to pay for their entire annual car insurance policy in one lump sum, paying in monthly instalments is a good alternative.
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.
If you need to insure more than one person in your family or household, it may be worth taking out multi-car insurance (if there is more than one car involved), adding a named driver to your policy, or taking out short-term car ins
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.
Car tax evasion has increased dramatically since the paper tax disc was scrapped, recent statistics have shown.