Category Archives: Car Related

teen drivers
08 Oct

#BeSafe: 4 safety tips for teen drivers

Passing your driving test is a rite of passage, but the learning doesn’t stop when you pick up the keys to your first car. As many as one in five new drivers are involved in accidents during their first year of driving, so the latest post in our #BeSafe series takes a look at what

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drive safely
24 Sep

#BeSafe: How to drive safely in heavy rain

With autumn here and the first named storms already rolling in, the first in our #BeSafe series on road safety looks at how to drive safely in heavy rain. Before you set out into the worst the Great British weather can throw at you, read these tips to make sure you’re familiar with the ins

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road trip
20 Aug

Road trip games for long journeys

Every parent knows that keeping children entertained on a long road trip can be something of a challenge – and the amount of time spent in the car on a road trip can get monotonous even for the adults in the family. If you’re bored of playing I Spy, here are some other fun car

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supercar
03 Aug

Why do you need specialist supercar insurance?

1. Why is it important to make sure that you have specialist cover? Using a broker that you can talk to (like A-Plan) means that you can make sure that you are getting the right level of cover at the right price. Many clients have requirements that ‘off the shelf’ online and direct markets cannot

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road trip
27 Jul

Road safety over the summer holidays

Heading off on a road trip over the school holidays this summer? In that case, there are a few extra road safety tips to bear in mind to ensure it goes off without a hitch. Check your car before long journeys If you’re off on a long journey, check over your car to make sure

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windscreen
29 Jun

Heat wave causes surge in windscreen damage

The recent hot weather has led to a surge in calls to windscreen repair companies for replacement glass services, following glass expanding in the heat. When this is combined with air conditioning and pre-existing chips, it causes windscreens to crack. The difference in temperatures between the heat outside and the cold interior of your car

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25 Jun

Drink Driving: The Law

You don’t need us to tell you that drink driving is against the law; it has been since 1967, and we’re all aware that the penalties for getting behind the wheel after too much alcohol are serious. That said, there’s still plenty of confusion on the subject, so let’s look at drink driving in more

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cameras
11 Jun

Cars and cameras: the good and the bad

It’s amazing how many different ways cameras are used on the roads these days. They can both get you into trouble and keep you out of it – whether you realise it or not. Let’s take a look at some of the ways in which cameras could help or hinder you behind the wheel. Enforcement

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motoring conviction
14 May

Getting insurance after a motoring conviction

If you’ve lost your driving licence as a result of a serious motoring conviction, you’ll already have had the challenge of living without a car for several months. While you’re probably looking forward to getting back behind the wheel, there’s another aspect to having lost your licence that you might not have considered: getting insurance.

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fuel
08 May

7 tips for driving more fuel efficiently

Did you know that the way you drive can have a big impact on how much fuel your car uses? With fuel prices high at the moment, these 7 tips can help you save money at the pumps as well as helping the environment: 1. Streamline your car Before you set out on any journey,

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