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Insurance for 4X4s

Posted in category: Types of Car | Last updated: 27. 08. 2021

4X4s are among the most expensive vehicles on the road to run – they can be pricey to buy out...

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A Guide to Insuring Your New Car

Posted in category: Types of Car | Last updated: 14. 04. 2021

Buying a new car is an exciting process, but the last thing you want after forking out for the vehi...

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A guide to MOTs: Key facts

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 13. 09. 2021

As you're probably aware, all cars and motorcycles in Great Britain and Northern Ireland require a...

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Insuring American Cars

Posted in category: Types of Car | Last updated: 14. 04. 2021

Not many of us can say we haven't dreamt about driving a Mustang with the top down along a long, wi...

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Declaring SORN

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 27. 08. 2021

You don’t need to pay tax or insurance on your car if you aren’t using it, provided you...

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A Guide to Brokers

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 27. 08. 2021

Searching for the right policy can often feel like looking for a needle in a haystack. Thankfully,...

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Car Insurance for Unemployed Drivers

Posted in category: Types of Driver | Last updated: 09. 04. 2021

Obtaining car insurance can be expensive for anyone but unfortunately, unemployed drivers often end...

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Car Warranties

Posted in category: Types of Car Insurance | Last updated: 01. 09. 2021

Car repairs and spare parts can be hugely expensive if things start to go wrong with your car. One...

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Frequently Asked Questions on Car Insurance

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 01. 09. 2021

We've tried to answer as many of your questions as possible, if there is something missing from her...

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Top Tips for Saving Money

Posted in category: Tips | Last updated: 23. 09. 2021

Insuring your car is an absolute necessity, and unfortunately for many, it can seem a rather expens...

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Classic Car Insurance

Posted in category: Types of Car | Last updated: 15. 04. 2021

As the owner of a classic car, you’re going to want the best level of cover available for wha...

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Learner Driver Cover

Posted in category: Types of Driver, Types of Car Insurance | Last updated: 25. 03. 2021

Learning to drive is certainly exciting, but it can also come with various stresses, financial and...

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Car Insurance for New Drivers

Posted in category: Types of Driver | Last updated: 14. 04. 2021

There’s no escaping insurance and unfortunately, new drivers will have trouble escaping high...

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Insurance for Performance Cars

Posted in category: Types of Car | Last updated: 19. 04. 2021

The temptation to buy a high powered, flashy performance car that looks and feels great can be stro...

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Insurance with Provisional License

Posted in category: Types of Driver | Last updated: 14. 04. 2021

Life can often be a scary thing for a provisional license holder who is just learning to drive. Oft...

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Insurance for Sports Cars

Posted in category: Types of Car | Last updated: 15. 04. 2021

Not only do sports cars tend to cost rather a lot to buy, but they are also, as a general rule, mor...

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Car Insurance Groups

Posted in category: Types of Car | Last updated: 04. 08. 2021

The price you pay for your car insurance will, at least in part, be based on which group (between 1...

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A Guide to Making a Car Insurance Claim

Posted in category: Claims | Last updated: 26. 04. 2021

Being involved in any kind of claim-worthy incident like an accident or theft is invariably very st...

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Medical Conditions & Car Insurance

Posted in category: Types of Driver | Last updated: 10. 03. 2021

Certain medical conditions can impact your ability to safely drive and need to be disclosed to the...

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Most Fuel Efficient Cars

Posted in category: Types of Car | Last updated: 10. 03. 2021

You might be tempted, as many are, to make modifications to improve the looks and performance of yo...

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A guide to no claims discounts

Posted in category: General, Claims | Last updated: 29. 10. 2021

Building up a no claims discount is one of the best ways ensure you get cheap car insurance quotes,...

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Petrol vs Diesel

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 19. 04. 2021

When it comes to buying a new car, one of the first questions you might ask yourself to narrow down...

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Electric and hybrid cars: Tax savings and other benefits

Posted in category: Electric Vehicles | Last updated: 31. 08. 2021

Driving a car doesn’t have to cost the earth. If you choose to drive an eco-friendly vehicle...

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Specialist Policies

Posted in category: Types of Car Insurance | Last updated: 16. 04. 2021

Beyond the basic three policy types (third party only; third party, fire and theft; and fully compr...

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A Guide to the different types of insurance

Posted in category: Types of Car Insurance | Last updated: 10. 03. 2021

Use our guides to stay informed and once you're done, see what you could save Learn how to get chea...

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Using Pass Plus to lower your insurance

Posted in category: Tips | Last updated: 21. 07. 2021

Once you pass your driving test, the last thing you will be thinking about is taking a whole new on...

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Toll Roads in the UK and Abroad

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 23. 07. 2020

Toll Roads in the UK and Abroad Toll roads are public or private roads where you pay a ‘toll&r...

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Speed Awareness Courses

Posted in category: Tips | Last updated: 20. 04. 2021

If you've been caught committing a speeding offence, there's a high chance you'll be asked to atten...

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Do You Need Insurance for Rental Cars?

Posted in category: Types of Car | Last updated: 21. 04. 2021

When you're renting a car, at home or abroad, there's often a lot of paperwork to deal with, and hi...

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Competition Car Insurance

Posted in category: Types of Car | Last updated: 15. 04. 2021

If you compete in car races and participate in open track days, you must have the right car insuran...

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Hidden Costs of Car Insurance

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 17. 03. 2021

In the process of budgeting? For those of us who drive, car insurance can be an essential expense t...

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What to Do If Your Car is Stolen

Posted in category: Tips, General | Last updated: 15. 04. 2021

Police report’s that car thefts have nearly doubled in the last five years in the UK. With fi...

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What to Do If Your Car is Written Off

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 14. 04. 2021

If you're involved in a car accident, the logical next step is to make a claim with your car insura...

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How to Check if Your Car is Insured

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 16. 04. 2021

Driving without insurance is illegal in the UK. If caught, you could face a heavy fine and points o...

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Driving Without Insurance

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 15. 04. 2021

You should never drive without insurance. Car insurance is a legal necessity for all drivers if the...

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What to Do If You Lose Your Car Keys

Posted in category: Tips, General | Last updated: 15. 04. 2021

Losing your car keys can be a nuisance, especially if you need to get somewhere fast. Whether they...

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What are the cheapest cars to insure?

Posted in category: Types of Car | Last updated: 27. 07. 2021

After a home, buying a car will likely be one of the biggest investments you will make in your life...

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Your Driving Licence Explained

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 23. 07. 2020

As you know, you need a licence to drive cars on British roads. But take a look at your licence and...

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Car tax explained

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 19. 04. 2021

If you want to drive a vehicle on public roads you must register it and pay a car ‘tax’...

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Remapping your car

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 27. 07. 2021

When you buy a car, you might find that you want to change some of the settings to tailor it to you...

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Cancelling Your Car Insurance Policy

Posted in category: Cancelling | Last updated: 17. 03. 2021

A car insurance policy can often seem like a big burden on your finances, especially because it&rsq...

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Penalty Points Explained

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 03. 08. 2021

Penalty points (or 'endorsements') are placed on your licence if you commit a driving offence. They...

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Buying a Used Car on eBay:

Posted in category: Tips, General | Last updated: 19. 04. 2021

Buying a new car is never easy. Whilst purchasing a new car online isn’t always recommended,...

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Car Insurance with a Drink Driving Conviction

Posted in category: Types of Driver | Last updated: 20. 04. 2021

Drink driving is a serious conviction with serious consequences. Beyond the danger to the lives of...

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Driving Safely in the Winter

Posted in category: Tips | Last updated: 20. 04. 2021

Driving in winter can be unpredictable and dangerous. Weather conditions can change very quickly, m...

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Advanced Driving Courses

Posted in category: Tips | Last updated: 21. 04. 2021

Advanced driving courses can be a great way to improve your confidence and driving skills. This gui...

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Does my car insurance let me drive other vehicles?

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 04. 08. 2021

Comprehensive car insurance used to cover driving other cars (DOC) as standard, but that is no long...

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What is an immobiliser, do I have one, and how does it affect my insurance?

Posted in category: Tips | Last updated: 05. 08. 2021

Immobilisers add to your car’s security and can help keep car insurance costs low. But what a...

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Additional Driver Cover

Posted in category: Extra Cover | Last updated: 17. 03. 2021

If you want to add a person to an existing car insurance policy, you will have to get Additional Dr...

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How do collisions with animals affect your car insurance?

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 23. 07. 2020

Hitting an animal while driving is something that we all want to avoid, but sometimes it can be ine...

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Car Insurance and Auto-Renewal

Posted in category: General, Types of Car | Last updated: 04. 08. 2021

Auto-renewal means your car insurance company automatically renews your car insurance policy when i...

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Car Insurance Myths

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 17. 03. 2021

There are plenty of myths and untruths revolving around car insurance than can easily lead you astr...

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Car insurance non-disclosure

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 23. 09. 2021

Non-disclosure is, through intent or ignorance, failing to disclose essential information to your i...

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Car Insurance with a Speeding Conviction

Posted in category: Types of Driver | Last updated: 20. 04. 2021

In the UK, speeding offences are the most common driving conviction, and the price of your car insu...

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Courtesy Car Insurance

Posted in category: Extra Cover | Last updated: 26. 04. 2021

Many insurance policies will come with courtesy car insurance cover. What this means is that if you...

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Dash Cams and Car Insurance

Posted in category: Tips, General | Last updated: 23. 09. 2021

Dash cam insurance is becoming more and more popular. But what is it, and why are people opting for...

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Does my job affect my car insurance?

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 17. 09. 2021

When looking for car insurance deals, we're asked to provide a lot of personal information. Questio...

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Fronting explained

Posted in category: General | Last updated: 17. 09. 2021

Never heard of car insurance fronting? Then listen up to avoid facing any nasty legal consequences....

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Top 10 Best Selling Cars in April 2020

Posted in category: Types of Car | Last updated: 02. 09. 2020

The last fiscal year was extremely harsh on the automotive industry. In April, this pressure increa...

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How to claim against an uninsured driver

Posted in category: Claims | Last updated: 17. 09. 2021

Uninsured drivers are involved in more than 25,000 incidents a year on our roads, the equivalent to...

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Where Should I Park My Car Overnight?

Posted in category: Tips, Security | Last updated: 17. 09. 2021

When you take out an insurance policy you’ll be asked where you’ll be parking your car...

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Manual vs automatic cars: which are better?

Posted in category: General, Types of Car | Last updated: 17. 09. 2021

Choosing between a manual and an automatic is one of the first hurdles you'll face when buying a ca...

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Breakdown Cover

Posted in category: Extra Cover | Last updated: 06. 05. 2021

Breaking down can be a nightmare, especially if you don’t have the right insurance. Find out...

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Driving Safely on the Motorway

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 17. 09. 2021

Driving on a motorway for the first time can be a nerve-wracking experience. It’s possible th...

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Car tax refunds explained

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 17. 09. 2021

Car tax permits vehicle owners to drive and park on public roads. It’s typically paid in bloc...

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What Is Voluntary Excess?

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 07. 09. 2021

To keep the explanation brief, voluntary excess is an amount that you would have to pay to your ins...

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Any Driver Car Insurance

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 17. 03. 2021

Sick of being the designated driver? Have a business in which many employees drive company vehicles...

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Will my car insurance cover me for flood damage?

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 07. 09. 2021

Floods happen quickly and unexpectedly and can cause irreparable damage to your vehicle. It's impor...

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Car insurance and towing explained

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 07. 09. 2021

This summer is all about the staycation. With no airline luggage allowances to worry about, we can...

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Car Insurance Classes of Use Explained

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 07. 09. 2021

You must choose the right class of use on your car insurance policy. But why is this so important,...

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Car Insurance Extras and Add-Ons

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 07. 09. 2021

There are a number of different add-ons and extras you can get to supplement your basic car insuran...

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Car Insurance Renewal Advice

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 07. 09. 2021

Switching car insurers can seem like a hassle. It’s not, but providers spin a yarn about the...

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Car Insurance Terms Explained

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 07. 09. 2021

When you’re looking for vehicle cover, it can feel like there’s a labyrinth of car insu...

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Driverless Cars Explained

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 03. 09. 2021

It’s 2021 and here we are talking about driverless cars in very real terms. In the next coupl...

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Is it worth making a claim on my car insurance?

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 03. 09. 2021

Whether to claim on your car insurance or not isn’t always a clear-cut decision. Wh...

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Best Hybrid Cars of 2020

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 22. 12. 2020

When Hybrid cars first rolled onto the scene in the late 1990’s, with the pioneering Toyota Pr...

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Best Electrics Cars of 2020

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 22. 12. 2020

It’s impossible to deny; Electric Vehicles (EVs) are the future of motoring. Fossil fuels are...

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Long-Range Electric Cars

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 21. 04. 2021

‘Range anxiety’ is becoming an ever popular phrase for electric vehicle owners. But wit...

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Buying a car

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 19. 04. 2021

Buying a new car can be a daunting experience. Whether it’s your first time or you’re j...

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Car insurance for older drivers

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 14. 04. 2021

If you’re aged 50 or older, you’ve probably been paying high premiums on your car insur...

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Driving abroad

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 02. 12. 2021

If you are planning on driving in another country, either for business or pleasure, you must make s...

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Car maintenance

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 02. 09. 2021

Like all machines, vehicles require maintenance to make sure they are running effectively. Luckily,...

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How to claim for pothole damage

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 02. 09. 2021

Almost 1.7 million potholes were filled in the UK in 2020 alone according to the Asphalt Industry A...

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Car safety and security

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 02. 09. 2021

More than 200 vehicles were stolen on an average day in the UK in 2020, according to data obtained...

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What to do if you break down

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 31. 08. 2021

Breaking down on the road can be a stressful experience for even the most experienced drivers. Whil...

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What to do if you put the wrong fuel in your car

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 31. 08. 2021

While misfuelling may feel like something that could never happen to you, over 100,000 Brits report...

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1 Month car insurance

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 31. 08. 2021

Also known as short-term car insurance or temporary car insurance, 1 month car insurance provides an...

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Insuring EU imports after Brexit

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 31. 08. 2021

Many of the UK’s cars are imported from the EU. Popular brands in the UK such as Ford, Peugeo...

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Best steering wheel locks

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 31. 08. 2021

As car technology becomes more advanced, thieves are using increasingly sophisticated methods to ac...

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Cheapest electric cars in 2021

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 28. 09. 2021

Electric vehicles (EVs) are an increasingly popular choice for new car buyers. Though they often ru...

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Car key cover

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 31. 08. 2021

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Drug driving and car insurance

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 31. 08. 2021

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How to check your car insurance claim history

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 31. 08. 2021

Your current insurer should be able to provide you with all information related to your claim histo...

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How to insure a car you don’t own

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 27. 08. 2021

Whether you don’t drive often or don’t have access to your own car, sometimes it may be...

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How to Prevent Keyless Car Theft

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 27. 08. 2021

Keyless entry has become something of a popular feature in cars over the past few years. This has l...

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Do you have to declare non-fault claims?

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 27. 08. 2021

If you're involved in a car accident that's not your fault, you need to let your insurer know, even...

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Misfuelling: what to do if you put the wrong fuel in your car

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 27. 08. 2021

Filling your car up at a petrol station with the wrong fuel is easily done. So easily, in fact, tha...

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No claims discount protection

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 27. 08. 2021

Insuring your no claims discount on your car insurance plan might sound absurd, but it can actually...

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Personal possessions cover with car insurance

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 27. 08. 2021

Without personal possessions cover, if your vehicle gets stolen you may get a payout to cover its r...

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What invalidates car insurance?

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 27. 08. 2021

There are a few ways in which you can invalidate your car insurance, preventing any kind of payout...

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10 driving habits you should avoid

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 03. 09. 2021

While we all like to think of ourselves as faultless drivers, there is a long list of bad habits th...

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Benefit in kind company car tax explained

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 03. 09. 2021

Many jobs offer a variety of perks outside of their salary package in order to entice potential emp...

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Pre-MOT checklist

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 13. 09. 2021

There are many aspects of your vehicle that an examiner will check on your MOT. Any aspects that ar...

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What's checked on an MOT?

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 13. 09. 2021

Your vehicle is due for an MOT once a year, and while many of us just drop it off with our nearest...

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MOT failure: Top 5 reasons and what to do if your car fails

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 13. 09. 2021

Having you car fail its MOT can be incredibly annoying. If you've followed our pre-MOT checklist, y...

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Types of driving offence and their punishments explained

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 18. 11. 2021

While most Brits wouldn't knowingly break the law, there is a wide range of offences that could land...

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What is an SP30 conviction?

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 19. 11. 2021

Speeding convictions can be a pain. If you've received an SP30 notice through your door, this guide...

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SP50 convictions: What are they and how do they affect your insurance?

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 19. 11. 2021

Speeding offences are common in the UK, but it's important for future insurance policies to be spec...

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What to do if your car is impounded

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 25. 11. 2021

A car can be impounded for any number of reasons, and you'll need certain documents in order to retr...

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Car insurance with an IN10 conviction

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 02. 12. 2021

It's against the law to not be insured at least to the minimum level (third party), whether you're...

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TS10 convictions explained

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 03. 12. 2021

TS10 convictions, administered for not obeying a traffic signal, are becoming more and more common,...

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TT99 convictions and car insurance

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 03. 12. 2021

Receiving too many penalty points on your driver's licence can land you with a TT99 conviction and...

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Car insurance with an MS90 conviction

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 06. 12. 2021

An MS90 conviction is a relatively catch-all category of traffic offence. You could be given an MS9...

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Car Insurance with a CD10 conviction

Posted in category: Uncategorized | Last updated: 06. 12. 2021

A CD10 conviction covers a wide range of driving offences in the UK. This guide outlines some of th...

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