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  • How long do tyres last?

    There is no simple answer to how long tyres will last, because it depends on so many different factors.

  • Transporting your Christmas tree

    For many families, the annual search for the perfect Christmas tree marks the start of the festive season.

  • Car parking at Christmas

    Unless your name is Santa, and you can park on the roof, the thought of going Christmas shopping, especially trying to park, probably fills you with dread.

  • What to do if you feel ill while driving

    Taking ill suddenly can be a real problem if you are out and about in the car, especially if you are on a long trip and you are miles from home or any other friendly faces.

  • Where to see autumn colours

    Autumn is a spectacular time of year across most of the UK as the trees in our ruined abbeys and arboretums, forests and formal gardens turn from green to vibrant shades of rust and gold, flaming reds and deep copper browns.

  • Firework displays 2015

    With the cost of fireworks sky rocketing, more and more of us are choosing to attend organised firework displays rather than setting off our own fireworks in the back garden.

  • Enjoy the best of Bonfire Night

    Drive safely on bonfire night It’s not easy to keep your eyes on the road when the sky is full of spectacular fireworks, but it is essential that you do.

  • Haunted Halloween

    Britain’s most haunted With so much history and heritage all around us, it comes as no surprise that Britain is considered one of the most haunted places on the planet, with creepy castles, eerie inns, terrifying towers and haunted houses from one end of the country to the other.

  • Motoring Convictions

    The following codes stay on a driving licence for four years from date of offence. You must make your insurer aware of any offences on your licence.

  • Questions and Answers

    Applying for motor insurance can be a complicated process; with so many questions on your lifestyle and driving history, the answers may not always be as straightforward as you initially thought.

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