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What is Vehicle Tax and How Much is It?

  Before we talk about vehicle tax, let’s clear up a common misconception. “Vehicle tax”, “car tax” and “van tax” are not the same thing as “road tax”. The government funds road upkeep largely out of general taxation. That means that all road users pay “road tax” – car drivers, van drivers, motorcyclists, cyclists, and […]

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What Are Car Insurance Groups?

  What are car insurance groups? What cars are in insurance groups 1, 2, 3, 4, and so on? And what about vans? Car insurance groups are pretty easy to understand. In short, the lower your car insurance group, the less you’ll pay for your car insurance. But what determines a car’s insurance group? And […]

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Top 8 MOT Fails – What Can a Car Fail its MOT On?

  Got your car MOT coming up? If you know what can fail an MOT, you’ll know how to prepare your car to ensure you pass. Let’s take a look at the most common MOT fails, and how to avoid them.   1. Suspension Issues The UK’s roads are littered with potholes, and driving over […]

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Are Car Washes Open During Lockdown?

  Throughout the various Covid-19 lockdowns, the government only allowed “essential businesses” to stay open. The list of “essential businesses” includes supermarkets, pharmacies, and newsagents. But what about car washes? Are car washes open during lockdown? Am I Allowed to Get My Car Washed During Lockdown? Some car washes can stay open during lockdown. According […]

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What To Do After a Car Accident

  Whether you’ve just been involved in an accident, or you want to be prepared should the worst ever happen, this is your step-by-step guide to what to do after a car accident. Stop Your Car You should never leave the scene of an accident until you’ve taken all the necessary steps, which we’ll explore […]

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