Knowledge Base Categories

Be Wiser’s Guide To Road Markings
Driving 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?
Car Insurance Knowledge
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 as ambulances and taxis, with Mercedes-Benz offering many of the latter.
Driving Rules For Passengers: How to Be A Helpful Passenger
Driving Knowledge
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?
Vehicle Buying 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
Car Insurance Knowledge
Tuesday 21st March 2017
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 their cars to personalise them, to improve the way they look, and to make them perform better.
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?
Vehicle Buying 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 to go to a garage to fill up on fuel), they create less emissions, and they are generally more eco-friendly than their fossil fuel guzzling cousins.
Be Wiser’s Guide To Patented Safety Features In Our Cars
Vehicle Buying 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
Vehicle Buying 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 only need to get an MOT on a new vehicle after four years, as opposed to the current three year rule.