What is a Car Logbook and What If I’ve Lost It?

If you’re thinking of selling your car, or simply transferring ownership from yourself to a member of your family, you’ll need your car logbook. In this post we’ll explain what a car logbook is, why you need it, and let you know what steps you should take if you’ve lost your car logbook. What is … Read more

How Much Road Tax Will I Need to Pay?

Few things in the motoring world are more misunderstood than road tax. This is your essential guide to road tax. We’ll explain what it is (and what it isn’t!) and outline some of the factors that will determine just how much you have to pay. What Is Road Tax? Road tax is collected to fund … Read more

Winter Tyres – What Are They & Do I Need Them?

Is your car ready for winter? We put together a short guide to preparing your car for cold weather. We recommended checking your car’s tyres – but one thing we didn’t talk about was winter tyres. What are Winter Tyres? They’re tyres that are designed for winter! They’ll offer extra grip, better handling and a … Read more

What is a Cat C or Cat D Car? Salvage Categories Explained

Is it safe to buy a car that’s been involved in a serious accident? In this post we’ll outline the various salvage categories insurers use after accidents. The classifications were updated in October 2017, so this post should help you get up to speed on the changes. What is a “Write-Off”? If a car is … Read more

Car Safety Features: What they are and do they work?

In the late 19th century, car safety features essentially extended to hiring someone to walk in front of your car waving a red flag, as a warning to pedestrians. Now car safety features are getting so advanced that certain experts are seriously predicting a future in which road accidents are a thing of the past. … Read more

Someone Hit My Parked Car and Drove Off: What To Do Next

Unfortunately when some people hit a parked car, rather than waiting around for you to return, or even leaving a note, they just drive away. Some cars are fitted with dashcams, and sometimes the area’s covered by CCTV, so the incent may be recorded. If anyone around witnessed the incident, they might have taken the … Read more

Car Won’t Start When Hot: Tips for Getting Back on the Move

Why won’t your car start when it’s hot? Let’s take a quick look at why, before discussing some ways you could fix the problem. Why Do Cars Struggle in Hot Weather? So it’s a hot day and your car won’t start. Why? It could be for any number of reasons. Fuel It could be something … Read more

20 Essential Questions to Ask When Buying a Car

Buying your first used car? Whether you’re buying it for yourself or for someone else, there’s a lot of pressure in this situation. Things can be stressful enough for first time drivers, so it’s important that the car they drive doesn’t make things worse. Here’s 20 questions to ask when buying a car. Some are … Read more

What to Look for When Buying a Car in 2018

Do you know what to look for when buying a car? If you’re new to driving, or if you’re buying your first new car in years, you might need a bit of guidance. There’s a lot of different makes and models to choose from. And once you start to think about things like mileage, emissions, … Read more

Diesel vs Petrol vs Hybrid vs Electric – Which is Best?

If your child has recently started taking driving lessons or passed their driving test, you may be thinking about helping them choose their first car, or perhaps even buying one for them.  While they may be more interested in the superficial aspects, such as the brand, colour or entertainment system, a car can be a … Read more