Starting a car
Car Won’t Start in the Cold: Winter Car Issues

For drivers of all ages, few things are more stressful and irritating than waking up on a winter morning to find your car’s become a frozen lump. You already know that your journey’s going to be delayed, because driving in winter is a pain at the best of times. So on mornings where it’s so … Read more

New MOT Rules 2018: What It Means For Your Next MOT

The new MOT rules are due to come in on 20th May, 2018. With tougher tests and a new set of failure categories, they’re going to affect every motorist. Even if you haven’t got an MOT test coming up any time soon, you should still take the time to familiarise yourself with these changes. You … Read more

Mechanic changing a car battery
How and When to Check Your Car Battery

If the engine is the heart of a car, the battery is the brain. It’s used to power almost everything, from the initial starting of the engine, to your lights, your heating and your music. So it’s important that you keep your car battery in good working order. How Long Does A Car Battery Last? … Read more

Driving on a wet road
Driving in the Rain: What you need to Know

Sudden showers and prolonged downpours can occur throughout the year, so driving in the rain is a skill that all new drivers have to acquire, and fast. Driving in the Rain – Essential Tips Wet surfaces can almost double your stopping distance, so slow down and take it easy Keep your air conditioning on to … Read more

Driving on icy road
How to Tell If You’re Driving on Ice and What to Do

Driving on ice is a challenge even for the most experienced of drivers. Because it’s only winter once a year, it’s not exactly the sort of thing you can get accustomed to. But for learners and new drivers it’s a particularly challenging prospect. Unless you learned to drive in the winter, it’s unlikely that you’ll … Read more

Driving in snow
Driving in the Snow: The Essential Guide

With the combination of freezing temperatures, icy surfaces and low visibility, driving in snow can be treacherous if you don’t take care. We’ve already listed the dos and don’ts of driving in snow. In this follow-up blog, we’ll provide an essential guide to everything you need to know about driving in a winter wonderland. Driving … Read more

How to Stay Safe While Driving This Christmas

Help yourself stay safe while driving this Christmas by being prepared. Whether you are travelling a long distance to visit friends and family, or travelling home from the Christmas party, keep yourself safe by planning your journey in advance. Arrange a lift if you’re out drinking Whether you are planning a big night out at … Read more

driving in fog
Driving in the Fog: What to do and How

Driving in fog can be a harrowing experience even for the most experienced of drivers. For learners and new drivers, it’s important to keep your cool, to take it slowly, and to develop a thorough understanding of the various systems your car has to help you manage. Driving in Fog – Essential Things to Remember … Read more

Car being towed
Driving Uninsured: Don’t Lose Everything

Driving uninsured is a risk that no motorist should take. Unfortunately, it’s more common than you might think. Every week, police in the UK seize 2,500 uninsured vehicles, and a total of 144,815 people were prosecuted for insurance offences in 2014 alone. Driving without car insurance is illegal, and if you’re caught, the penalties are … Read more

WIN a £200 Lookfantastic voucher just in time for Christmas

At Go Girl car insurance, we provide hassle free car insurance designed with you in mind. And that’s why we want to treat you this Christmas and give you the chance to win a £200 Lookfantastic voucher. Lookfantastic is the ultimate destination for hair, beauty, skincare and all things fantastic! You can choose your favourite … Read more