Entries by Martin

How to Save Money on Your MOT

Whilst your MOT test may be relatively low cost, the price can soon add up if your car ends up needing work in order to be compliant. What car mechanics probably don’t want drivers to know is that you can actually keep the costs of your car maintenance low if you follow simple tips like […]

Pavement Parking

As a driver you could soon find yourself being fined for parking on the pavement under plans being considered by the Department of Transport. At the moment London is the only part of the UK where parking on the pavement is banned and where as £70 fine will be issued for doing so.

Penalty Points Explained

The courts can ‘endorse’ your driving record with penalty points and issue you with a fine if you are convicted of a motoring offence. Endorsements are required to stay on your driving record for either 11 or 4 years, depending on the offence.

MOT exemption for cars over 40 years old

The DFT (Department for Transport) have stated that classic cars that are older than 40 years will be exempt from MOT testing. Owners electing for an MOT only if they feel their car needs one with the exception of those that had been ‘substantially changed’ within the past thirty years.

What is a LC Conviction?

It can certainly be difficult to find cheap car insurance if you have an LC20. LC20s are defined as driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence. Basically this conviction is received for driving a vehicle whilst using a provisional licence without an adult (that carries a licence) present at the time that the offence […]

New driving laws for 2018

In 2018 there is going to be a change to who’s’ allowed to drive on the motorway. That’s right they are going to be allowing learner drivers to actually be able to drive on them before passing their test.

What is a AC10 Conviction

Failure to stop after an accident An AC10 conviction code is something that you will receive when you have been caught after failing to stop after being involved in an accident with your vehicle.  Although this endorsement does not involve a large amount of careless or dangerous driving it is definitely something that insurers will […]