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For many, buying a car is an essential purchase. A car is needed for commuting, running the kids around and more. Whether you’re living in a rural area, or in a city, it’s likely owning a car will make your life easier and you won’t have to rely on others or public...
Whether you are looking for your first car or a second family car, a great way to save money is to buy a used car. The used car market continues to grow each year, and with the advancements, in technology, a 5-year or used car is should still be in perfect working...
You’ve read about it, you’ve heard it from your friends: being an Uber driver brings in the extra income and offers you flexibility. But can you do it without owning a car?The good news is that you don’t need to own a car to become an Uber driver....
What is The Best Touring Motorcycle? While it is true that you can tour on any bike, indeed, any vehicle, touring motorcycles offer a unique blend of exhilaration and comfort. You could take your trip in a car, but you would be missing out on the experience of riding a...
Scrap Car Comparison Press Release: Covid-19 puts brakes on car production lines, as the UK has the worst shut down in all of Europe.Although the global automotive industry has been hard hit due to COVID-19, the UK market has suffered severely. Scrap Car Comparison, share the harsh...
Collisions with wildlife is a recurring problem everywhere in the world, and the UK is not any different. In 2017 alone at least 1117 deer, 915 badgers, and 756 foxes suffered the consequences of a collision. In Europe, at least half a million animals die every year after collisions with vehicles. It...
You’re a massive petrolhead, you watch countless car-related YouTube videos and used to watch Top Gear religiously. Your car is your pride and joy and when you can be bothered you give it a damn good wash. You frequent car forums and love the idea of having a daily driver and then...
In this blog post, we are going to tell you how to cure paint properly which is an essential step when you touch up your vehicle paintwork. You might not realise that is also important if a garage or body shop has performed some work on your car. Although the paint might...
The road can be a dangerous place for anyone, whether you’re a motorist, motorcyclist, cyclist or pedestrian. However, this statement is perhaps more true for motorcyclists than anyone else.Motorcyclists Are At Greater RiskMotorcyclists are at more of a risk for various reasons. Due...
No one wants to be in a car accident. They can be traumatic, stressful and you could become seriously injured. While you could be entitled to compensation and may want to contact a lawyer (such as this Jersey City personal injury lawyer) it’s preferable to avoid an accident to begin with.
Can a Private Number Plate Affect Insurance CostsBuying a private or personalised registration number plate can add that little bit of extra x-factor to your vehicle. You may be bored with a standard number plate and feel a more personalised plate would reflect your car better. You may...
Life amid the Covid-19 pandemic is certainly proving challenging for everyone involved. Governments and authorities around the world are doing everything they can to restrict the spread of the virus, while members of the public are being asked to stay at home as much as possible and only venture out for essential...
If you have just bought the car of your dreams, or at least one you really like, then you might want to consider adding a customised registration plate. There’s nothing wrong with a bog-standard number plate of course, but they do give the age of your car away and they don't add...
The Peugeot 208 has always performed well in the highly competitive hatchback market and the new version should certainly be considered by any motorist looking for a stylish, fun and reliable small car. While there are some similarities to the previous models, there have also been a few major changes to the...
We’re used to hearing about car accidents on the news and as we scroll through social media. It’s safe to say that car accidents are sadly, very common with thousands of people being involved in them each year.When you're involved in an accident someone else caused, it is...
Is your MOT due? This can be stressful for a motorist at any point in time as you will want your car to pass and hope that there are no costly repairs that are needed. Now we have the added complication of being under lockdown; Can we get our vehicles tested? Do...
Transport and trucking companies are a great small business idea. If you are newly retired, just looking to fill a few spare days a week or you want to grow your own business then a delivery or transport company is a great option. All you need to be able to do is...
Whether it’s a nudge in a car park or a more serious crash on the road, many of us will hear the squeal of brakes and the crunch of a bumper at some point in our lives.  Thankfully, most car accidents involve no more than some scuffed metal and a bruised ego...
It is hard to predict how Brexit will impact different areas of daily life but it is important for people to be aware of potential changes so that they can be prepared.One area that many motorists have concerns over is their car insurance and how leaving the EU...
Buy anything these days and you are hard sold a warranty or extended warranty. You might be told that driving around without a warranty in place is a huge risk and one which motorist should avoid at all costs. It might seem that buying an extended warranty is unnecessary and simply adds...
It is always nice to have a home that comes with a garage to store your car. However, somehow, our garages always end up storing all of the things we don’t have room for in our houses, as opposed to the cars that they were designed to safely store. A garage offers...
Everyone knows that car insurance is a legal requirement but many motorists do not have a firm understanding of what this insurance is for and what it covers. You can also choose to buy various optional extras to your policy - which can make it even more confusing. However, it is important...
Do you always want to take your car to the mechanic when things don’t go to plan? While getting expert help and advice can be essential, especially for the big jobs, it can be costly if you take it to the garage for every fault.For the smaller problems,...
Buying your first used car can be a daunting prospect. There will be a lot of questions that you need to ask yourself during the process but don’t worry CarMoney, one of the UK’s leading Car Finance Brokers, have created this handy guide to support those purchasing their first new or...
Land Rover announced the original Evoque back in 2011, it’s fashion conscious design and rugged practicality were an instant hit, helping it become the most popular Range Rover ever. The car has remained mainly unchanged with a mid-life facelift in 2015, however 2019 sees the release of the all- new 2019 Evoque.
On a scale of 1 to 10, how would you rate your driving ability? Are you a great driver? Or do you lack confidence behind the wheel? According to the latest research by Peter Vardy, UK drivers rate themselves as 6.98 out of 10 when it comes to their driving ability, but...
When wet or icy weather strikes, driving conditions change. It doesn’t matter what type of vehicle you drive. Problems include less steering control – where your steering will feel light and this will eventually act as a catalyst for the car to lose its control and balance. If you want to be...
Do you need a specialist lawyer to sort out your motoring related issues?Driving is something that practically everyone does. The majority of the time your journeys go smoothly. You arrive at your destination without incident. However, things can and do go wrong. Sadly, the more miles you drive the more likely you...
No one likes paying for their car insurance. We’re forced to buy it. It’s a pain. However, some new types of insurance are making it a slightly less bitter pill to swallow.We all know there are a few black box options for younger drivers to help them reduce...
If you’re looking to buy a car, unless you’re a seasoned expert, you’ll hopefully be looking around for good advice about how to get the best deal. The problem is that a fair bit of the advice you’ll come across only applies if you were buying a car back in 1999, instead...
There’s no need for you to pay for your new car in cash if you can't comfortably afford to do so. Financing is an option to help you spread the expense over several years. Yes, there are advantages in paying for the vehicle in cash, but there’s no need to stretch yourself...
It is no secret that driving can be incredibly dangerous and each year there are many accidents, injuries and even deaths. There have recently been calls made to the new transport secretary Grant Shapps to make road safety a priority after statistics show that there has not been a significant reduction in...
With rising pollution and increased awareness of the need to protect our planet, it comes as no surprise that so much is being done to try and ensure that London's air is as clean as it can possibly be. The congestion charges were one of the first things to be implemented, then...
The Fiat 500 is a small hatchback that is affordable to drive and perfect for inner-city commutes due to its sleek and convenient design. It's similar to other hatchbacks such as the VW Up and Toyota Aygo, but the Fiat 500's retro style is what really makes it stand out. It looks...
What do prospective UK homeowners look for when moving? Marshalls finds out exactly what house hunters want on their quest for the perfect home.The cost of private parkingWhen searching for the perfect home, what do prospective UK homeowners look for? A great location?...
Anyone that goes out looking for a brand new or used car to buy will doubtless be aware that there is a veritable plethora of cars on the market from numerous manufacturers! Savvy car shoppers will often head to the World Wide Web in order to better research the shortlist of...
If you’ve been driving for a fair few years, it’s unlikely that all the details of that theory test you had to sit are still fresh in your mind. Many of us slip into bad habits when we’re out on the road regularly and definitely don’t drive as if we have a...
In the interest of disclosure and transparency, the syndication of this article has been provided and paid for by FBD Insurance.Driving during downfalls can be dangerous, even for skilled drivers. When visibility is affected and the roads get wet and slippery, your vehicle can become difficult to control.
Owning a car is a big responsibility, but in terms of affordability and practicality, many people are turning to car leasing as the best way to get themselves on the road. Car leasing deals allow you to pay a fixed monthly sum over an agreed period of time, for your exclusive use...
Looking after your car is vital no matter whether you drive long distances every week or just do a few miles each month. Your tyres are responsible for a great deal of your safety and comfort on the road and should be looked after with appropriate care. Here are some basic facts...