Articles tagged "motoring costs"

  • Petrol gauge
    Last updated: 17/03/2010 - 10:08

    Petrol prices are set to peak at £1.20 a litre - ahead of the busy Easter bank holiday weekend.

  • Pay & Display sign
    Last updated: 05/03/2010 - 11:34
    Article by Sarah Coles

    Sarah Coles investigates how local councils are using a raft of new rules and penalties to top up their flagging funds.

  • Pothole
    Last updated: 09/02/2010 - 11:30

    Rebecca Atkinson explains what to do if you hit a pothole - and reveals how you could claim compensation to cover your repair costs.

  • Car bumper
    Last updated: 28/01/2010 - 13:58

    New research reveals that car insurance premiums jumped at the end of 2009 - Rebecca Atkinson looks at the reasons why car cover is becoming more expensive.

  • Frank Butcher, outside his car-dealership, Eastenders
    Last updated: 21/12/2009 - 14:58

    A major investigation into second-hand cars has found that 86% of problems arise within just three months of purchase – with the average cost to the buyer a painful £465.

  • MW TV
    Last updated: 25/08/2011 - 09:37

    If you’ve got a car that is more than three years old, then getting an MOT is unavoidable. But there are ways you can cut the cost of this annual test.

  • Last updated: 19/11/2009 - 18:42
    Article by Sarah Coles

    More and more people are paying criminals to deliberately crash their vehicles in order to receive an insurance payout. But, as Sarah Coles investigates, the scam doesn't just stop with the individuals doing the driving.

  • Alarm clock
    Last updated: 23/10/2009 - 11:09

    With the clocks turning back one hour this weekend, follow Moneywise's guide to preparing your home and car for winter.

  • MW TV logo
    Last updated: 25/08/2011 - 11:00

    Estimates suggest that as many as 60% of parking tickets are unfairly issued. Moneywise TV explains how you can appeal unfair tickets and get your money back.

  • Clasic car
    Last updated: 07/10/2009 - 09:47

    Insuring a classic or vintage car isn't as black and white as insuring a more standard vehicle. Rebecca Atkinson finds out what's involved and explains what restrictions to watch out for.