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Winter weather grows ever more unpredictable from balmy warm days to heavy snow falls. Are you prepared for driving in the winter weather? So many UK motorists have been caught out when the snow came, so make sure you’re prepared. Here is our safety advice checklist for driving this winter.
You’re more likely to breakdown in the bad weather; you can add breakdown vehicle cover to your Octagon Insurance motor policy from as little as £34**.
To stop your car doors from freezing shut during the cold weather, apply a thin coat of polish or petroleum jelly over the rubber door seals. To stop the locks from freezing add a drop of WD-40 to the locks
The Highways Agency (HA) is making motorists aware with ‘Make Time for Winter’.
The HA has over 500 winter service vehicles on standby and the Met Office at the HA national traffic operations centre all providing vital information.
So before any journey…
* Octagon Insurance does not charge you any additional premium if you do change your tyres to winter tyres, however we do ask you to notify us if you do change them and have them fitted by a qualified professional.
** cost dependent on cover type and age of vehicle
Customers with a policy that started on or before 31st December 2016 can continue to use this website as usual.
Customers with a policy that renewed on or after 1st January 2017 – the details on this website will not be relevant to your policy, please see your renewal pack for further information.