Parking on the pavement - is it illegal?

Posted on April 13, 2018
Soon, the rest of the UK could follow London in making parking on pavements illegal in a recent announcement from the Department for Transport. If this were to occur, parking on the pavement could levy a £70 fine across the country.

What does the Uber fatality mean for driverless tech?

Posted on March 20, 2018

The incident yesterday, involving an autonomous car that was owned and operated by Uber Technologies crashing into and killing a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, has created a number of question marks surrounding the future of the technology.

Anti-diesel messages causes first carbon rise in two decades.

Posted on February 28, 2018
Despite cars being more efficient than ever before, carbon tailpipe emissions of newly registered cars rose for the first time in two decades in 2017 due to anti-diesel fuel messages.

What are ghost brokers, and how can you protect yourself against fraud?

Posted on February 9, 2018
The Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) have launched a national awareness campaign, so to make sure that you’re in the know, here’s how you can spot the signs of ghostbroking and how you can avoid being caught by this scam.

Are physical car dealerships coming to an end?

Posted on January 19, 2018
A mass industry survey conducted by Accountancy firm KPMG has warned that the vast majority of automotive industry leaders predict that ‘up to 50% of all “physical retail outlets” could close in just seven years.

Relay theft - what is it and are you at risk?

Posted on January 5, 2018
Car tech has seriously come on leaps and bounds in the last 20 years. From manual locks to keyless entries, from tape-deck entertainment systems to Bluetooth smartphone connectivity, and it’s all  centred  around making our driving experience better, and keeping us safe.

What is #ThinkDontDrink, and will it work?

Posted on December 19, 2017
As motorists, we all know how serious an issue drink-driving is over the festive period. Over 200 people are killed as a result of drink-driving accidents per year, and a further 1,160 are seriously injured.

Should road signs take the cigarette package approach?

Posted on November 21, 2017
Back in 2008, the gory imagery that we’ve all come to associate with cigarette packaging was introduced, with the aims of putting off current smokers and discouraging young people to take up the habit.

Drivers who kill to be given life sentences

Posted on October 19, 2017
Following a government consultation at the end of 2016, the plans to increase the maximum penalty for causing death by dangerous driving to a life sentence could be coming into effect.

What on earth is 'Meet Mia'?

Posted on October 10, 2017
‘Meet Mia’ is an insurance management chatbot founded by CEO Alex Rainey just 5 short months ago, and has 400 users so far.