The average motor premium now stands at £751, with over a quarter (27%) of the cheapest insurance quotes now coming from telematics firms, Consumer Intelligence said. This is the highest proportion since it started collecting data in 2013.
Councils admitted that their difficulties retaining and recruiting bin lorry drivers could also affect gritters, which spread salt on roads when temperatures drop below freezing for a prolonged period or when there is heavy snowfall.
The old sticker used on the back of vehicles is no longer valid and drivers must replace it with a new “UK” one to drive on foreign roads.
Owners of cars due an MOT next month are being urged to book early because of a surge in demand.
The month saw the largest increase in the price of unleaded since January, putting the average price of a litre of fuel at 135.13p – a price not seen since late September 2013.
Tyre retailers are legally required to apply stickers with ratings for their products, but new research suggests many consumers are unaware that these exist.
The cost of filling up a typical 55 litre petrol family car has since risen by around £13, PA has revealed, with petrol prices reaching a two-year high.
Motorists across England and Wales are set to collectively make over £1 billion-worth of savings as new rules on whiplash claims come into force.
Motorists are waiting longer to sort an MOT renewal than this time last year, following government extensions related to the coronavirus pandemic.(more…)
More than a million drivers took a speed awareness course in 2020 despite car use plummeting due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Topping up with fuel is a tedious process, especially in winter when it means standing out in the cold for a few minutes. It’s why so many motorists put it off until the last possible moment.
Motorists have been warned to watch out for extortionate APR on car insurance as it’s revealed paying monthly could cost almost £500 more than if paid in one lump sum.
Fuel prices remained almost unchanged in November despite a barrel of oil shooting up $10 to $46 a 27% monthly rise, data from RAC Fuel Watch shows.
The amount of motor vehicle traffic on the roads fell 18.9% for the year ending September 2020 following coronavirus lockdown measures.