commute

Six ways to cash in on your commute

Tuesday, 14 February 2017 | Article

Unless you’re lucky enough to be able to walk or cycle to work, the likelihood is you’ll take some form of public transport or drive your own vehicle there.

Rail ticket confusion causes one in ten to buy pricier fares

Friday, 10 February 2017 | News

One in five (13%) are at risk of buying a more expensive ticket than necessary or are at risk of a penalty fare (7%) when using rail ticket machines, according to research by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR).

Homeowners across Southern Rail network face extra misery

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 | News

The first of six 24-hour strikes planned by Southern train drivers is now under way, but it’s not just commuters who are suffering.

TfL fares to rise despite fare freeze 'confirmation'

Wednesday, 04 January 2017 | News

Commuters in and around London will face an average price increase of 1.9% this week, Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed.

2016's 10 worst roads: how to claim compensation for pothole damage

Friday, 16 December 2016 | News

As winter progresses and driving conditions look set to become more treacherous, new research reveals England’s worst roads to drive on.

Compensation to be introduced for 15-minute train delays

Thursday, 13 October 2016 | News

Train passengers who experience delays of 15 minutes or longer will be able to claim compensation - albeit only 25% of their fare – “within months”, according to the Department for Transport (DfT).

London bus users to save with new 'Hopper' fare

Monday, 12 September 2016 | News

Bus and tram users in London will be able to use the new ‘Hopper’ fare from today, which is designed to save cash for those transferring from one bus or tram to another during the same journey.

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...

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.

Parking fine battle hits Supreme Court

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 | News

The Supreme Court has started to hear a case that will determine whether the penalties issued by private parking companies are legally enforceable.