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Supreme Court rules £85 parking fine is not excessive

Thursday, 05 November 2015 | News

A man who challenged an £85 parking fine by taking it to the highest court in the UK has lost his case, with Supreme Court judges ruling that private parking fines should stand as long as they are not “excessive”.

How I was nearly left without car insurance

Thursday, 29 October 2015 | Blog | By Mark King

In late-July 2015, my wife and I renewed our car insurance policy with General Accident (GA), mainly because the firm’s quote was extremely competitive and the company is part of Aviva, an insurance giant with a good...

Why a roof rack could invalidate your car insurance this half-term

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 | News

Millions of drivers are being warned that even the slightest modification to their vehicles could invalidate their insurance if they have not declared it.

Should you join the electric car revolution?

Friday, 25 September 2015 | Article

It's becoming clear to anyone monitoring the UK's roads that electric cars are here to stay.

TSB gives car loan customers free MOTs

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 | News

Car buyers can get free MOTs when taking a personal loan to buy a car thanks to a limited-time offer from TSB.

Get a new car for less

Thursday, 16 October 2014 | Article

Shopping for a new car is exciting, but you can get in a spin when faced with the many choices to make. Petrol or diesel? New or secondhand? And then there’s how to finance your new motor. Here’s how to get it right.

Will the demise of paper tax discs result in drivers breaking the law?

Thursday, 18 September 2014 | News

Some 44% of motorists fear the scrapping of the paper tax disc will encourage people to break the law, according to the RAC.

Funding boost for money-saving car clubs

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | News

Car clubs are in line for a £500,000 cash injection from the government to encourage more widespread use.

Car tax changes: what you need to know

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 | News

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency has abolished paper tax discs and replaced them with a digital registration scheme. But are you ready for the change?

90% of high street stores fail to fit car seats safely

Friday, 18 July 2014 | News

Some 90% of high street stores that fit children's car seats for free are failing to install them properly, a Which? investigation has found.