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Category Archive: Motor

Accident-prone: the stats for UK road traffic accidents

You’d be mistaken for thinking road traffic accidents only happen to a certain type of driver. In fact, any road user of any age driving any vehicle anywhere in the country could cause a collision. Which is exactly why we pay car insurance in the first place. However, some areas, drivers and manufacturers are more […]

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Is it ever ok to leave your dogs in a hot car?

Summer in the UK can see soaring temperatures, along with unpredictable spikes in temperature. Dog welfare charity, Dogs Trust, has warned that during the summer months, pet owners should avoid leaving animals in their cars, as even a matter of minutes can prove fatal. It doesn’t matter on the breed of your dog, whether you […]

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Maintaining the value of your supercar

For many, buying a supercar or hypercar is a lifelong dream that may never be realised but for the fortunate few that dream can come true.   But simply driving it off the forecourt can slice the value off it. Maintaining any vehicle protects its value, safety, efficiency and performance, but it’s much more important for exotic […]

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Mobile phone detectors to spot drivers using devices

Mobile phones are a primary source of distraction while behind the wheel, and despite it being illegal, 25% of UK drivers admit that they have used their phones while driving at some point in the last year. According to the RAC, these figures haven’t changed significantly enough in the last year, which is why both […]

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Are Bad driving habits wrecking your car?

It’s only when our cars are in various stages of protest that we realise something is wrong with them. This might be a mystery squeak or rattle, the assertive glare of a warning light, or a full-on engine implosion. We may curse our wheels when they let us down at the side of the road, […]

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Is speed-limiting technology the right direction?

It looks like Britain’s roads are set to slow down in upcoming years thanks to a new EU ruling meaning that all new cars sold from 2022 onwards need to be fitted with speed-limiting technology, designed to automatically ensure the driver sticks to the speed limit. The ruling has only been provisionally agreed at present and […]

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The best cars to buy for under £100,000

Whether you are buying a high-value vehicle to fulfil a childhood dream, as a smart (though admittedly quite frightening) investment, or simply to soak up what such a machine has to offer, the decision in choosing the right car can take serious consideration. We look at what £100,000 can get you.   The bull: Lamborghini […]

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What is the Motor Insurers Bureau (MIB) and what do they do?

Whether you have heard of the MIB or not, they act as a key lifeline for those hit by uninsured or untraced drivers across Britain. They aim to protect us as drivers and are funded by who else but us as drivers, with roughly £30 of every UK car insurance premium going towards their efforts. […]

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Here are the top 5 reasons your check engine light might be on

  Your car’s “check engine light” can send a wave of panic right through to the pit of your stomach but don’t worry, there’s often an easy fix either done by yourself or a local mechanic. If you’ve done what you can and the light is still showing, don’t delay in taking it in for […]

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