What to look for when buying a used car

Buying a used car is a minefield at the best of times. Now that the car showrooms are reopening after the coronavirus lockdown, here are some of my top tips on what to look for when buying a used car. Check the tyres Is the treadwear even? If not, the tracking may be...

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Car dealerships and poor customer service

Car dealerships appear to attract the most customer complaints on poor customer service. I see it virtually every day, although this experience raised some interesting points worth sharing. BACKGROUND A disgruntled customer posted the following comment online; Car...

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10 ways to prevent your car being stolen

Car theft has rocketed by up to 60% in parts of the UK between 2016 and 2019 according to FOI requests submitted to police forces. Motorists are at a greater risk during lockdown. The reasons given are fewer police on patrol and cars being sat idle for longer periods...

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Driving under lockdown – what you need to know

Driving under lockdown poses plenty of risks that many motorists will not have considered. I shine a spotlight on what you need to know so you can keep on the right side of the law. What are the rules on essential travel? UK Government advice is that you should stay...

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Motoring lockdown money saving tips

The UK lockdown began on 23rd March 2020 meaning that most motorists have hardly used their cars since. With that in mind, these are my motoring lockdown money saving tips. Car Insurance Admiral have given partial refunds in light of motorists driving less which has...

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