Driving Advice

5 tips for avoiding vehicle breakdown

Tuesday 29th March 2022

A car breakdown is very inconvenient – hearing those dreaded clunking sounds to signal a breakdown is a sure contender as one of the most annoying experiences in life. If this is a feeling you know too well, or one you want to actively avoid while you’re out and about on the road, our helpful guide... Read More

Can you drive someone else's car?

Wednesday 9th March 2022

In many cases, having a comprehensive car insurance policy will not mean that you are legally able to drive someone else’s car. It is important to double check your insurance policy before you get behind the wheel of a car that is not your own – otherwise you could be driving illegally. Can I drive... Read More

New Driver Guide: ensuring you’re legal and safe on the road

Thursday 27th January 2022

Passing your driving test is a fun and exciting time – however, before you are unleashed on the roads, there are a few things to remember to ensure you are driving safely. Our helpful guide will equip new drivers with knowledge that they need to know to drive legally and safely on the roads.  Car s... Read More

How to drive in the snow

Wednesday 22nd December 2021

No matter how confident you are as driver, or how long it has been since you passed your driving test, driving in the snow is challenging for anyone. Attempting to reverse, park or simply drive on a literal skating rink can cause drivers to panic and feel uneasy – which increases likelihood for acci... Read More

6 things you need to do before selling your vehicle

Wednesday 22nd December 2021

Before selling your car, there are fair few things you will need to do. Whilst selling privately will most likely earn you more profit, it is considerably less convenient. Not only will you be in charge advertising, enquiries and finalising tax and insurance arrangements, but there is also quite a b... Read More

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