motoring costs

Car insurance costs down but drivers don't see any savings

Monday, 16 April 2018 | News

Insurers are not passing on cost savings to drivers, comparison site warns.

How to sell or scrap your car

Friday, 07 April 2017 | Article

If a failed MOT, collision or old age has rendered your car too costly to repair, it could be time to send it to the scrapyard. We look at the best ways to make money from getting rid of a clapped out motor.

Insurance hike rule change starts today

Monday, 20 March 2017 | News

Motorists will see their premiums rise by as much as £100 a year after changes to compensation payout rules take force today.

Bringing forward or delaying car purchases could save you hundreds

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 | News

Consumers buying new cars are being advised to check whether they can save cash by bringing forward or delaying their purchases.

Petrol and diesel rise to highest prices in two years

Friday, 03 February 2017 | News

Motorists saw the cost of petrol and diesel increase by 2p a litre in January, taking prices to their highest for more than two years.

Beware the off-street parking charges postcode lottery

Tuesday, 31 January 2017 | News

We’re all familiar with the term ‘postcode lottery’ when it comes to school catchment areas, but have you ever thought about it through the lens of off-street parking costs?

UK motorists driving in France risk £117 pollution fine

Monday, 30 January 2017 | News

New anti-pollution rules in France mean UK motorists driving through the country risk a fine of up to £117 unless they display the correct vehicle emissions sticker, according to motoring group the RAC.

Over 50s struggle with car insurance hikes

Monday, 23 January 2017 | News

Motorists aged over 50 have seen their car insurance premiums rise by more than a third during the past three years.

Car insurance to fall by £40 per year as Ministry of Justice clamps down on whiplash claims

Thursday, 17 November 2016 | News

Motorists could see their car insurance premiums fall by £40 a year thanks to a clampdown on dubious whiplash claims that’s being considered by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).

Online tool launched to appeal parking fines

Monday, 14 March 2016 | News

Motorists in England and Wales may find it easier to appeal council parking fines, with the launch of a new online tool.