What Battery for My Car: A Battery Guide

Different types of cars need different types of batteries. Choose the wrong battery for your car, and your car won’t run like it should. In fact, with the wrong battery, your car might not run at all. Car batteries power almost everything, including certain things you depend on to keep you safe on the road, … Read more

Is It Illegal to Drive in Pyjamas? UK Driving Laws

It is not illegal to drive in pyjamas. In recent weeks, many people have shared an article on social media discussing “new motoring laws”. The article states that, “the new legislation means that anyone caught wearing pyjamas behind the wheel of a car will receive a minimum of six penalty points and a £200 fine.” … Read more

Do I Have to Insure My Car If I Am Not Driving It?

It’s illegal to drive without car insurance. But do you have to insure your car if you’re not driving it? Under Covid-19 lockdown, many of us are driving a lot less than we used to. Some of us have stopped driving altogether. And if you’ve been furloughed, or you’re unable to work, you’ll be looking … Read more

Car Won’t Start? What to Do Now

The UK government is gradually lifting lockdown restrictions. In the coming weeks, many of us will be returning to work. That means that many of us will be driving for the first time in months. It would be very frustrating indeed if, the day you’re finally ready to return to work, you find that your … Read more

How to Jumpstart a Car with A Flat Battery

All drivers should know how to jumpstart a car. It’s one of those skills that you might never need to use. But should you ever need it, you’ll be glad you took the time to learn it! Covid-19 lockdown is a good time to learn about jumpstarting cars. And that’s because, under furlough or out … Read more

How to Disconnect and Change a Car Battery

The UK is gradually coming out of Coronavirus lockdown. As more and more people return to work, many of us will be driving for the first time in months. Unfortunately, cars aren’t really designed to sit idle for long periods of time. So don’t be surprised it, when it’s time to drive to work for … Read more

How Does Car Insurance Work?

If you’re going to drive, then you’re going to need car insurance. In fact, that’s the first thing you should know about car insurance: It’s illegal to drive without it. How Does Car Insurance Work? Think of it as a safety net. In exchange for a fee (which is known as your premium), your insurer … Read more

Why Lease a Car? The Pros and Cons of Leasing

What is car leasing? When you buy a car, you’ll either buy it outright, or you’ll pay it off over a longer period of time. With leasing, you instead pay a monthly lease for a new car. After a set period of time, you’ll replace it with another brand new car. Leasing isn’t for everyone, … Read more

Why Has My Car Insurance Gone Up?

So your car insurance has gone up. Nobody likes the idea of having to pay more for a service they’re already receiving. But in most cases, there’s a perfectly good reason why your car insurance might have gone up. Reasons why your car insurance might go up Let’s take a look at a few reasons … Read more

Speeding: How Much Does 3 Points Increase Car Insurance?

Speed limits are there for a reason: They’re to keep you, other road users, and pedestrians as safe as possible. So if you’re caught speeding, you could get 3 points on your licence and a fine of at least £100. If you get points on your licence, your car insurance is likely to go up. … Read more