The motoring changes in 2017 you need to know about…


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There are a lot of changes to motoring laws, rules and regulations set for 2017 that will affect every driver in the UK. We’ve listed some of the biggest changes due this year below… Penalties for using a mobile phone while driving to increase It cannot be stressed enough that you should NOT use your…

Car tax changes 2017 – will they make a difference?


Car tax changes 2017 – will they make a difference?

Looking for a great deal on car insurance? Get a FREE quote now As part of the 2015 Budget, further changes to road tax were announced. These changes are due to come into effect in April 2017 and will concern how much road tax will need to be paid for vehicles purchased after 1 April 2017. The…

UK drivers are warming to the idea of driverless cars – survey results


UK drivers are warming to the idea of driverless cars – survey results

Back in 2015 we ran a survey to find out how UK drivers really felt about driverless cars. The results of that survey suggested that self-driving car manufacturers had a lot of work ahead of them to convince UK motorists of the benefits. The survey revealed that just a quarter (26%) of respondent’s were ‘Excited’ about…

8 things you didn’t know were illegal to do while driving


8 things you didn’t know were illegal to do while driving

We all know there’s certain things we shouldn’t do while driving. Using a mobile phone, driving over the speed limit and drink driving are the obvious ones, but there’s also some surprising rules that, if broken, could land your with a fine and/or penalty points. Below we outline eight of the more surprising actions that…

The UK’s favourite new car colour revealed


The UK’s favourite new car colour revealed

Official figures charting the most popular car colours of new cars bought in 2016 have been released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. 2016 was a record year in terms of new car models purchased in the UK, but can you guess which paint colour options was the most popular last year? See…

Top professions with the most drink driving convictions revealed


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A new study by MoneySuperMarket has revealed the top 10 professions which are most likely to receive a conviction for drink driving. After reviewing almost 10 million car insurance quotes that went through the site in 2016, MoneySupermarket found that those who work in the construction industry are most likely to have drink driving conviction…