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The Difference Between an MOT and a Service
Car Maintenance
Monday 10th February 2020
To some, the difference between a service and an MOT may be fairly obvious, however many do not really know the key difference. As well as confusing an MOT for a service and vice versa, there are also a lot of misconceptions about what it means to have an MOT or a service carried out on your car. In this article, we will look at the importance of vehicle maintenance and the validity of your insurance without an MOT.
Why You Should Practise Defensive Driving
Driving
Tuesday 21st January 2020
As a defensive driver, you can avoid crashes and help lower your risk of accidents behind the wheel. You can't control the actions of other drivers, but do you have control over how you operate your vehicle? In this article we explain how defensive driving can keep you safe on the road, with tips for practising it, including how to better concentrate, create a safe space between yourself and other drivers, and to not be too trusting that other people won’t make mistakes.
The Law And Using Your Mobile When Driving
Driving
Tuesday 26th November 2019
Over the last decade there has been an increase in the legislation to increase the level of safety on our roads. The introduction of smartphones, and their subsequent importance in our day to day lives, has become another dangerous distraction and influences our driving behaviour.
Should You Auto-Renew Your Car Insurance Policy?
Car Insurance
Tuesday 22nd October 2019
Car insurance is a legal requirement for all motorists who are driving on UK roads and it is their responsibility to find suitable insurance cover. As policies draw to a close, the all-important renewal period approaches when motorists can decide whether to stay with their current insurer or search for a new one.
The different types of alternatively fuelled vehicles
Eco-Friendly Driving
Tuesday 10th September 2019
It is well documented today that the use of fossil fuels is causing serious damage to our climate. The fact that our vehicles rely on this type of fuel to function has meant that a lot of pressure has been heaped onto the car manufacturing industry in an attempt to curb the amount of pollutants being produced by burning fossil fuels.
Be Wiser Guide to Electric Car Insurance
Car Insurance
Tuesday 20th August 2019
Electric vehicles are quickly becoming a popular choice for drivers who have a daily reliance on their car or van. This relatively new form of alternative energy has the advantage of having reduced levels of CO2 emissions.
Be Wiser Guide to Student Car Insurance
Car Insurance
Friday 31st May 2019
There are many financial difficulties that come with being a student, with most scraping through with their loan to get from term to term. If you plan to take your car with you to university, then insuring it will be another expense to add to this list.
Learning To Drive
Tuesday 16th April 2019
‘Congratulations, you’ve passed’ would normally bring a smile to anyone’s face after passing their Driving Test.  Say ‘goodbye’ to your L Plates and ‘hello’ independence as you brave the open road!
Can New Technology Help Keep Our Roads Safe
Car Technology
Tuesday 12th March 2019
From the arrival of the first traffic light system in the UK in 1868, to the invention of the speed camera in the 1960s, the implementation of new technology has long been a way to keep our roads safe.