Telematics (or ‘black box’) insurance can cut costs for young drivers. What's on offer?
If you’re looking to save money on young driver insurance, a 'black box' device may be the answer. But policies vary widely.
If you’re a young driver or you’re the mum of one you’ll know that car insurance can cost thousands. Shopping around can cut costs, as can making sure you don’t drive a souped-up car. But some of the biggest savings come from choosing a telematics or ‘black box’ insurance policy. They were first launched a few years ago but didn’t really take off at the time. Now, they’re much more popular and there's a handful of companies offering them. What's on offer?
If you want to scrap your old car - what are the options?
You can still get paid for scrapping your old car - here's how to get the most money for yours
If your car has reached the end of its days or it's too expensive to repair, you may need to scrap it. You have several options, including scrapping it yourself for parts and taking it to an authorised scrap yard. These days they have to comply with EU recycling regulations. You shouldn't have to pay to get your car scrapped and you should be paid for its scrap value instead.
If you're taking your car with you on holiday, make sure it's insured
Millions of people will take their car on holiday this summer. Will your insurance cover you?
These days it seems we don’t only enjoy holidaying in Europe with family and friends; an increasing number of us take our car with us as well. It’s estimated that around three million people will take their car to the Continent this year and the trend is definitely upwards. Remembering to drive on the right side of the road is important, but so is having the correct insurance.