First Time Driving Alone – Tips For After You’ve Passed

Your first time driving alone will be nerve-wracking. The entire time you’re learning to drive, there is always someone in the car with you. During your lessons, your driving instructor had their own set of pedals. If you did anything truly dangerous, they could effectively take control of the car for you. And even when … Read more

How Long Can You Drive Without Road Tax?

It’s illegal to drive without road tax. However, there are some scenarios where driving without road tax is unavoidable. But before we look at what the law has to say about driving without road tax, first let’s revisit what road tax is – and what road tax isn’t. Read our complete guide to road tax … Read more

Window Tinting Law 2019 and Impact on Insurance

Tinted windows can look amazing. They can help to reduce glare from sunlight, and they can even help prevent theft. But there are laws surrounding tinted windows. So to help you enjoy the benefits without incurring a penalty, let’s take a look at what the law has to say about this issue. What Are Tinted … Read more

What is a Good MPG for New and Used Cars?

Whether you’re buying your very first car, or your tenth car; and whether you’re buying a new car or a used car; one of the most important factors to consider when making your choice is the car’s mileage. Miles per gallon (MPG) is the number of miles a car can travel for each gallon of … Read more

What Engine Coolant Should I Use – And How to Top it Up

Engine coolant! What’s that? Why do you need it? What type should you get, and how do you top it up? In this post, we’ll tell you everything you ever wanted to know about engine coolant. What is Engine Coolant? In short, it’s a water-based liquid that helps keep your engine cool. Most cars are … Read more

Car Modifications – What Does & Doesn’t Affect Car Insurance?

Everyone who learns to drive dreams  of someday owning a car of their own. But some take this dream a little further. They dream of a car that’s truly their own, with a host of modifications to match their unique personality! Not so fast. Some car modifications can seriously affect your car insurance. And car … Read more

How to Transfer Car Ownership to a Family Member

So your son or daughter has just passed their driving test. Fantastic! Rather than buying them a brand new car, you want to give them your old car. This is a sensible idea – nobody knows the car’s history better than you. You know it can be depended on, and you already have access to … Read more

Give way road markings
Types of Road Markings – Give Way, Hatched, and Solid Lines

Road markings are like a language written on the road. And if you want to pass your theory test and become the best possible driver, you’re going to have to learn to speak that language! In this post we’ll explain what the various road markings mean, and what you should do when you encounter them … Read more

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

Driving Law: Highway Code & Car Tax Changes 2019

The Highway Code and driving law is updated all the time, to reflect changes in standards and technology, and to make the roads safer for everyone. As a driver, you have a responsibility to keep up to date with every change to UK driving law, no matter how small. After all, you don’t want to … Read more