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5 Ways to Practise Good Motorway Etiquette
Motoring Knowledge
Tuesday 18th July 2017
Tailgating, middle lane hogging, and driving down closed lanes – these are just some of the annoying and potentially dangerous driving habits the police have been clamping down on.
Nearly 60% of motorists are concerned that “car hacking” will become a problem to concern the average driver in the future, according to a survey. The biggest fear amongst respondents was their car being stolen through hacking, with 46% worried about car hacking theft. But is car hacking a real concern for the average motorist? And is there any way for us to protect ourselves, and our cars, from unwanted technological intruders? How Could Hackers Compromise Your Car? With cars becoming more connected and
Insurance Thoughts
Tuesday 20th June 2017
Nearly 60% of motorists are concerned that “car hacking” will become a problem to concern the average driver in the future, according to a survey. The biggest fear among respondents was their car being stolen through hacking, with 46% worried about car hacking theft.
How Does Idling Your Engine Affect Your Car, the Environment and Your Wallet?
Motoring Knowledge
Wednesday 14th June 2017

There is a great deal of conflicting information about the benefits and drawbacks of engine idling. Here are the main effects of engine idling:

  • Engine idling wastes fuel (and therefore
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