Left Hand Drive in the UK: Is It Allowed

You might be planning to bring a car to the UK from abroad, importing a dream car or whether you have your eye on a classic car. Whatever the situation, if your vehicle is left-hand drive, find out more about the rules and what you need to consider. Can you drive a left hand drive … Read more

How Often Can You Do a Speed Awareness Course?

If you’re caught speeding, you might get a fine, along with some points on your licence. But in some cases, you might be able to avoid the fine and the points by taking a speed awareness course. What is a Speed Awareness Course? A speed awareness course is a workshop, usually lasting a day, that’ll … Read more

Are You Insured to Drive in a Red Weather Warning?

Yes. You are insured to drive during a red weather warning. You’re also insured to drive during an amber and yellow weather warning. Driving during extreme weather conditions will not invalidate your car insurance. If you’re involved in an accident while driving in extreme weather, you’ll still be covered, and you’ll still be able to … Read more

Car Aircon Smells: How to Fix Stale, Damp & Musty Aircon

In warmer weather, your car’s air con can feel like a lifesaver. But what if, along with the cool and refreshing air, your car aircon also blasts out something nasty – a stale, damp, or musty smell? You can’t clean the system physically, but there are a few things you can do to get rid … Read more

Can You Fail a Speed Awareness Course?

If you speed on UK roads, you could get a fine, and points on your licence. This will likely push up the cost of your car insurance. But in some cases, you might be able to avoid the points and the fine if you agree to attend a speed awareness course. Who is Eligible for … Read more

Is It Illegal to Sleep In Your Car?

If you’ve ever been feeling tired or unable to find a hotel to sleep in, you might have considered sleeping in your car. Find out whether sleeping in your car is legal and, even if not, when you might get in trouble for doing so. Is it Illegal to Sleep in Your Car? It’s not … Read more

Who Is My Car Insured With?

Do you have valid car insurance? It’s important to be sure, as it’s illegal to drive without insurance. You can quickly check the insurance status of your car using the online Motor Insurance Database. Just enter your vehicle registration number and you’ll immediately find out whether or not your car is currently insured. But it … Read more

Driving After Drinking: How Long Until You Can Drive?

Don’t drink and drive. Drinking impairs your judgement and slows your reaction speeds. So even if you feel perfectly sober, you’re still more likely to be involved in an accident if you have any alcohol in your bloodstream. How Long After Drinking Can You Drive? This is one of those questions for which there’s no … Read more

Driving Conviction Codes & Penalty Points

If you break the law whilst on the road, you’ll be charged with a driving conviction, and you might also get some penalty points on your licence. In this post we’ll explore the various driving conviction codes and penalty points, and explain how they’ll stay on your licence. We’ll also discuss how penalty points might … Read more

Car Aircon Not Working – What To Do Next

If your car aircon is not cold enough, or if it’s blowing hot air, there are a few things you can try to do to find the cause of the issue. Unfortunately, you’ll almost certainly have to call a professional to get this fixed. But if you can identify the source of the problem, at … Read more