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Driving without tax explained

Thursday 12th December 2019

Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) - the official name for vehicle tax, road tax or car tax – is something all vehicle owners are aware of. As the year rolls round, so does the need to renew your annual road tax. But can you drive a car without tax? If so, how long for – and are there any exceptions? Learn... Read More

What engine oil do I need for my car?

Thursday 5th December 2019

Has your oil light appeared on your dashboard and made you wonder, ‘what oil does my car need?’ According to David Wright, director general of the United Kingdom Lubricants Association, “modern oils are more complex than ever” – meaning, it can be difficult to know which engine oil to use for your v... Read More

How much does an MOT cost?

Wednesday 4th December 2019

MOT costs can vary depending on the company or garage you book your test with. However, the maximum fee that testing stations can legally charge for a car MOT test is £54.85 . You also don’t pay VAT on an MOT test fee. It’s reassuring to know that there is no minimum fee amount that can be charged!... Read More

The ‘MOT Grace Period’ Explained

Wednesday 20th November 2019

Is there a grace period for MOTs? There are misconceptions around an expired or failed MOT ‘grace period’ - but what is an expired MOT grace period? If you’re under the impression there is a two-week period of time where you can still drive your vehicle with an expired MOT, read on now to find out h... Read More

Why should I service my car?

Wednesday 20th November 2019

As we all know, MOTs are a legal requirement for your vehicle. But the story is not the same for servicing – technically, you could go without servicing your vehicle without any legal obligations to do so. So, why should you service your car? Although there is no legal obligation, servicing offers... Read More

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