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Be Wiser’s Guide To Road Markings
Insurance Knowledge
Tuesday 16th May 2017
Feeling boxed in by boxed junctions? Getting red faced about double red lines? You’re not alone.
Are Diesel Car Owners Receiving A Rough Deal?
Insurance Thoughts
Tuesday 9th May 2017

Diesel engines were first used in cars in the 1930s, when Citroen developed the Rosalie in 1933. After World War II, diesel-powered cars became more popular for commercial vehicles such

Driving Rules For Passengers: How to Be A Helpful Passenger
Insurance Thoughts
Tuesday 25th April 2017
In 2006, a study showed that on average, a driver engages in distracting activity once every six minutes, and 21% of crashes were attributed to driver distraction. A different study conducted in the USA found that 78% of crashes had one form of distraction as a contributing factor.
When Should You Change Your Car?
Insurance Knowledge
Tuesday 18th April 2017

The new number plates came out in March, and new car registrations during that month reached a record high of 562,337 – an increase of 8.4% compared to March 2016.

Be Wiser’s Guide to Car Modification
Insurance Knowledge
Tuesday 21st March 2017

What Is A Car Modification?

A car modification is any change made to a vehicle that isn’t part of the original manufacturer’s specification. Many drivers like to make changes to

Campervans and camper conversions
Van Knowledge
Monday 20th March 2017

Camping and caravanning has been a popular British pastime for decades, and with the rejuvenation of the iconic VW Camper over the last 10-15 years we have seen a resurgence

Is The Infrastructure For Electric Vehicles Improving?
Motoring Knowledge
Tuesday 14th March 2017

By now most motorists are aware of the benefits of electric vehicles – they’re cheaper to run compared to petrol engines, they can be charged at home (eliminating the need

Be Wiser’s Guide To Patented Safety Features In Our Cars
Motoring Knowledge
Tuesday 21st February 2017
Car design has come a long way, with vehicles becoming safer and featuring more life-saving, innovative technology than ever before. From seat belts to automatic emergency braking, every invention works in its own way to get us home safe and sound.
How to Choose a Reliable Car
Motoring Knowledge
Tuesday 14th February 2017

In January 2017 the government announced that drivers will be able to wait an extra year before getting an MOT on their new car. The proposal means that drivers will