Car Insurance Scams: Ghost Broking & More

Opportunistic criminals will go to any length to scam unsuspecting members of the public. Every industry has its share of scams. In this post, we’ll explore some of the common car insurance scams. We’ll examine the sort of techniques scammers use, and let you know what sort of red flags to look out for. What … Read more

How to View Dash Cam Footage

If you need to make a claim on your car insurance, dash cam footage can help your insurers see exactly what happened and ensure that the claim is settled fairly. But how you view your dash cam footage will depend on the type of dash cam you have. How to View Your Dash Cam Footage … Read more

How Do Car Reversing Sensors Work?

It’s very easy to misjudge distance when you’re parking, especially when it’s dark, it’s raining, or if you’re in an unfamiliar area. But car reversing sensors can remove all the guesswork and doubt from parking. They make it possible for any driver to perfectly park every time, and in even the tightest of spaces. So … Read more

Car Stickers and Eyelashes in the UK: Are They Legal?

Some people like to decorate their cars. And why not? It’s your car! But while some car decorations are perfectly fine, others are potentially hazardous, and even illegal. If you’re thinking of jazzing up your car, it’s worth knowing where you stand: What’s legal, and what isn’t? Are Car Stickers Legal in the UK? The … Read more

Is It a Good Time to Buy a Car?

With ongoing lockdowns and general economic uncertainty as a result of Covid-19, is it sensible to buy a car in 2021? How has the pandemic affected the price of cars? And if it’s not a good time to buy a car right now, when might the situation improve? In this post we’ll explore the current … Read more

Buying a Car Online – Hints, Tips and More

You can buy anything online, even a car. However, while you can order certain items online without a second thought, you should take extreme care when buying a car online. Yet there are times when buying a car online might be your only option. During Covid-19 lockdown, car dealerships are not allowed to open. Many … Read more

Used Car Checklist – What You Need to Know

If you’re looking to buy your first car, there are many benefits to buying a used car. It can save you money in more ways than one. The upfront cost of buying a second-hand car will always be lower than the upfront cost of buying a brand new car. The running costs can be lower … Read more

How to Pay Your Road Tax

What is road tax? Who pays it, how should you pay it, and when should you pay it? What is Road Tax?  The name might suggest that road tax is tax the government collects to pay for the upkeep of the roads. But this isn’t the case. Road maintenance is largely funded out of general … Read more

What is Climate Control in Cars vs. Air Con?

If you’re in the market for a new car, you’re probably reading a lot about the various features available in different cars. Some cars have air conditioning. Others have climate control. Some might claim to have both. Both systems are designed to maintain a comfortable temperature on the inside of the car. But what’s the … Read more

How Long Does a Car Service Take?

Regular services are necessary to keep your car running safely. This can keep you safe, keep your car running and save on repairs in the long run. How Long Does a Car Service Take? Most car services will take no more than three hours. However, over the course of your service, the garage may find … Read more