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Auto-renew insurance - the choice is yours, right?

March 19, 2015 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Auto-renew insurance – the choice is yours, right? It has been said that in the UK, we are spending £1.3 billion each year more than what we need to, just by having our car insurance set to automatically renew. £1.3 BILLION!!! There are around  30 million of us holding a UK driving licence, and with many of us having busy lifestyles and long working days, that figure could continue to grow. Not ideal, especially when many of us need to count every spare penny. So how does…

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What car is most likely to be stolen?

March 16, 2015 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

What car is most likely to be stolen? A new study has revealed the top 10 most stolen vehicles, which sees the BMW X5 at the top of the list for the sixth year in a row. BMW vehicles have been the most common in the top ten most stolen cars list for the past three years but the latest research sees more Mercedes and Land Rover models being stolen. The BMW M3 has dropped from second place to sixth place while the Mercedes C Class moved up to number two on the list. The Range Rover Sport climbed a…

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A Guide to Car Accident Liability Case Law

January 26, 2015 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

A Guide to Car Accident Liability Case LawWant a great deal on car insurance? Get a FREE quote now. In the case of serious or complex car accidents, the court will look at and examine the facts surrounding the incident to ascertain who was to blame. Sometimes it is not black and white, both parties could be equally at fault or one more so than the other. In this instance the courts will then apportion blame, say for example 50:50 or 75:25. Everyone who uses the road has a duty of care towards…

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Paper counterpart driving licence to be abolished

January 22, 2015 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Say ‘bye bye’ to the paper counterpart driving licence – but what does this mean for you?Following in the footsteps of the paper tax disc, the DVLA have made the decision to abolish the paper counterpart that makes up your driver’s licence. The change is due to happen from the 8th June 2015. As of this date, the DVLA will no longer issue the paper document that currently makes up one half of your driving licence. The reason behind this you ask? Well, the DVLA…

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What to Look for When Buying a Used Car

January 2, 2015 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

What to Look for When Buying a Used CarThe process of buying a used car can be fraught with pitfalls. There’s an awful lot to think about, and unless you’re a qualified mechanic, you’ll need to do your homework before you set out. If you are in the market for a used car, then read our checklist below detailing what you need to look for when buying a used car… What to Check When Buying a Used Car Checklist: Is the spare tyre present and in good condition?  You…

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What is Legal Cover on Car Insurance?

December 29, 2014 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

What is Legal Expenses Cover on Car Insurance?You may find yourself offered legal cover on your car insurance, but it might not be made clear to you what exactly legal cover is, what it applies to and whether or not you really need it. Legal cover can be very useful, especially if you sustain an injury in an accident that was not your fault. What is Legal Cover on Car Insurance? Legal expenses cover is designed to recover legal fees and other related expenses incurred as the result of an accident…

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How to Pass Your Driving Test – Top Tips

December 22, 2014 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

How to Pass Your Driving Test – Top TipsWant a great deal on car insurance? Get a FREE quote now. Learning how to drive can be nerve wracking when you start out, but even the most confident learner drivers can find themselves dreading their test. Don’t be tempted to put off your test date, follow these tips to help you pass with flying colours. Find a Good Instructor You can ask for an assessment session or just book a single session to start off with.  You should find it…

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How To Buy & Sell Private Number Plates | Personalised Number Plates

December 19, 2014 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

A Guide to Buying and Selling Private Number Plates  Want a great deal on car insurance? Get a FREE quote now. Whether you are looking for advice before buying your first private number plate or you want to more about how to go about selling one, read our guide below for everything you need to know. Buying From a Number Plate Dealer Once you’ve decided on a number plate that you’d like, contact the dealer to make a purchase. The quickest way to search is going online but there…

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Winter driving tips

November 5, 2014 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Tips for driving in winter weatherNow that the early dark nights have arrived and the traditional British weather has blown its way onto our doorsteps, this can cause headache for the drivers. The darker evenings and colder temperatures require a little more care and preparation for your journeys to keep us safe. Below we’ve put together some top tips to help you stay safe when driving in adverse weather conditions this winter… Heavy rain and flooding Driving in the rain is dangerous…

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What to do if you are hit by an uninsured driver

October 30, 2014 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

What to do if you are hit by an uninsured driverNo one wants to hear the words “I’m not insured” after being in a car accident. Regardless of whether or not you were at fault, there is physical damage to your vehicle and potentially bodily damage and injury that may not be noticed straight away. Immediately following an accident, you’re charged with gathering your thoughts and shaking off the initial shock as you prepare to exchange information, contact authorities and get…

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