MOT checklist – everything you need to know about your MOT


MOT checklist – everything you need to know about your MOT

The Ministry of Transport (MOT) test is an annual test performed by MOT station technicians and checks the vehicle’s safety, roadworthiness, and exhaust emissions. The test is required in Great Britain for most vehicles over three years old with the exception of any vehicle built before 1960. MOT test results are stored on a secure…

Autumn Statement 2016: Insurance Premium Tax is increased again


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Young drivers and those living in London expected to be hardest hit by tax rise, which has been described as a ‘hammer-blow for the hard-pressed’. In yesterday’s Autumn Statement, the Chancellor Philip Hammond announced yet another increase of insurance premium tax (IPT) – which will rise from the current level of 10% to 12% from…

5 tips to help keep your tyres in top condition


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Tyres are an essential part of your car, responsible for keeping you safely gripped on the road surface. According to statistics from the Department of Transport for 2015, there were 598 reported accidents caused by illegal, defective or under-inflated tyres alone, highlighting just how important it is to ensure they are safe, legal, and efficient.…

Car insurance prices have risen by £82 in the last 12 months – AA


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Looking for a great deal on car insurance? Get a FREE quote now. New research by the AA has found that the cost car insurance premiums have risen by over 16% in the last 12 months – which represents a price increase of £82. The AA’s British Insurance Premium Index (BIPI) keeps track of insurance prices…

Britain is the third biggest buyer of electric cars in Europe


Britain is the third biggest buyer of electric cars in Europe

The growing popularity of electric cars in Europe shows no signs of slowing down, with the continent edging closer to reaching half-a-million electric and hybrid vehicles on the road. The 500,000 figure is expected to be achieved by the end of 2016 according to a recent report, with Britain being the third biggest buyers of…

How do I know if my vehicle qualifies for classic car insurance?


How do I know if my vehicle qualifies for classic car insurance?

Want a great deal on classic car insurance? Get a FREE quote now. If you own a classic or heritage/collectible vehicle, then classic car insurance can offer certain benefits not available with traditional car insurance policies. Most notably, specialist classic car insurance can work out more cost effective as insurers assume that you will be…

Admiral to analyse Facebook posts to price car insurance premiums


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Compare car insurance deals and get a FREE quote now Update: Admiral have now been force to cancel their plans to launch the firstcarquote program after Facebook blocked them from using personal data. Facebook announced that protecting the privacy of its users was of the utmost importance and that it had clear guidelines about how information obtained from…