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Be Wiser’s Guide To Car Insurance Groups
Car Insurance
Thursday 29th July 2021
There are 50 car insurance groups and every car belongs to one of them. In this guide we run though everything you need to know about insurance groups to understand the cost of your insurance - and help you make a decision if you’re choosing a new car.
Should You Protect Your No Claims Discount?
Car Insurance
Wednesday 10th March 2021
There is often dispute as to whether it is worth protecting your no claims discount. Whether you should or shouldn’t depends on your personal situation, but in order to help you make a decision, we will share some of the reasons why the protection of your no claims discount is worth considering.
What You Need To Know About Driving In Clean Air Zones
Eco-Friendly Driving
Thursday 7th January 2021
Some local authorities are introducing clean air zones, where you may have to pay a charge if your vehicle exceeds emissions standards. This article will explain what this means, what the charges are, which clean air zones currently exist, and why these zones have been created.
Will We Be Electric Car Ready By 2030?
Eco-Friendly Driving
Thursday 31st December 2020
In this article, we explore the important factors regarding the switch to electric vehicles. These include whether people want to buy electric cars; if the infrastructure will be in place for them; whether we will be able to charge our cars at our homes; and how long it will actually be until people stop buying petrol and diesel cars and we're all fully electric or hybrid.
What Are The Rules On Driving In The EU After The Brexit Transition?
Driving Abroad
Monday 21st December 2020
As we approach the end of the Brexit transition period on 31st December 2020, it’s important to be aware of the changes that will come into play on 1st January and how they will affect the way people from the UK can drive in Europe. In this article, we will cover everything you need to know.
Are Mobile Phone Driving Laws Tough Enough?
Car Insurance
Thursday 10th December 2020
The government is consulting about making mobile phone and driving laws tougher to make it an offence not just to make and receive calls, but to play games, take photographs and scroll through music on your phone while driving. We'll explain the laws as they stand now and how they might change in 2021, and answer some common questions surrounding driving and using a mobile phone.
Be Wiser’s Guide To Part-Exchanging Your Car
Buying A Car
Thursday 3rd December 2020
Looking to part-exchange your car? In this article we will answer your questions: Is part exchanging a good choice? What do car dealers look for with part exchanges? And what documents do you need in order to part exchange?
The Most Affordable Second-Hand Cars
Buying A Car
Thursday 19th November 2020
When you think it’s time to change cars, but don’t want to buy a shiny new one straight from the forecourt, second-hand cars can often provide a more affordable upgrade. In this article, we run through eight of the most affordable second-hand cars you should be on the lookout for.
Be Wiser’s Guide To Car Insurance Write-Offs
Car Insurance
Thursday 5th November 2020
If you’ve been involved in a car accident, you might be informed by your car insurance company that your vehicle is what is known as a “write-off”. Nobody wants to be in a situation where their car is termed as a write-off, but many do not realise that there are different write-off categories. In this guide, we will cover everything you need to know about car insurance write-offs.