Paying for a New Car: Are Bank Transfers Safe?

What’s the safest way to buy a new car from a private seller? By far the fastest and most convenient way is with a bank transfer. You’ll send your money directly from your account to the seller’s. They’ll get their money within a few hours. There’s no need to wait for cheques to clear, and … Read more

How to Unlock a Steering Wheel

Has your car steering wheel locked? Don’t panic. No matter what the cause, it can be quite easy to unlock a steering wheel. But before you explore the how, we need to explore the why. Why do Steering Wheels Lock? A car’s steering wheel lock is an essential safety feature that stops your car from … Read more

Hay fever Tablets and Driving – How to Stay Safe

Hay fever is horrible. And while hay fever tablets can ease your symptoms, making it possible for you to enjoy the warmer weather, they can come with some side effects. You should therefore take care when taking hay fever tablets if you also plan on driving. Is it Legal to Drive After Taking Hay Fever … Read more

Someone Scratched My Car & Didn’t Leave a Note

Someone scratched your car and didn’t leave a note? While it’s unlikely that you’ll ever catch the scratcher, there are still some things you can and should do if you find a scratch on your car. In this post we’ll explain the steps you should take, before offering tips on how you can avoid this … Read more

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