Emission test has been made more ‘rigorous’ which could cause price rises, says expert

Changes to the vehicle emissions test were introduced on 1 April and saw the old NEDC emissions testing scrapped for the new WLTP system. The new advanced system is said to provide even closer readings on how much emissions vehicles generate. READ MORE Car tax changes 2020: How much has

Car leasing scam: Fraudsters advertise fake vehicle contracts to catch out motorists

Car leasing is the latest target for fraudsters with organised criminals aiming to use the coronavirus pandemic as a way to scam motorists out of their money. Fraudsters have been seen advertising fake leasing deals online or posing as companies willing to offer changes to their payment plan during the

New car tax changes from today could save motorists up to £7,000 for this simple reason

Car tax updates will see benefit-in-kind rates for fully-electric vehicles completely scrapped which will allow motorists to make massive savings on popular EV’s.  Prospective buyers of fully-electric cars under a company salary sacrifice scheme will save on national insurance and income tax contributions each month.  READ MORE Motorists can get

Car journeys dramatically down as motorists follow coronavirus lockdown measures

Coronavirus travel restrictions have seen a major decrease in the number of motorists making journeys with data showing a road reduction by more than 50 percent. Statistics from Admiral have revealed the average number of trips were reduced by 53 percent compared to usual numbers on Saturday 28 March, five

Paying with your phone at a drive thru could see car insurnace axed and motorists fined

Coronavirus social distancing measures have forced many restaurants to opt for drive thru or takeaway options to generate profits during the crisis. This could leave many road users who usually opt to go inside a restaurant forced to try drive-thru lanes for the first time.  READ MORE Motorists can be fined

Experts advise motorists use this fuel pump trick when filling up at petrol stations

Health experts have warned road users to wash their hands or use sanitiser after touching the pumps to help kill off harmful germs. The Irish Petroleum Industry has confirmed stations around the country were being provided extra sanitiser and paper towels to use amid the crisis.  READ MORE Fuel prices

Car Insurance policies may not be invalidated for breaking these rules due to coronavirus

However, many insurers have decided to relax some of their rules amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Several car insurance companies have confirmed their policies will not be affected or invalidated by breaking simple terms to help the national effort.  READ MORE Parking in supermarket could invalidate car insurance Traditionally breaking

Experts warn this fuel pump tip could stop you catching coronavirus at petrol station

Fuel pumps are used by many motorists every day and experts have urged road users to always take protection while at the petrol station. Wearing gloves will prevent coronavirus germs from sticking to your hands which could help stop the spread between others.  READ MORE Morrisons reduces fuel pump prices

Piers Morgan slams NHS car parking fines as ‘shameful’ and promises to pay money himself

Piers Morgan revealed how viewers had reported traffic wardens had issued parking fines on cars owned by NHS staff. The Good Morning Britain host even pledged to pay for any parking tickets issued to NHS staff to help those on the frontline. Minutes later property expert Kirstie Allsopp pledged to go

UK fuel retailers lining ‘fat wallets’ and ‘fleecing’ motorists by charging 30p higher

Fuel campaigners have claimed some retailers may be benefiting from up to 30p per litre in cost savings not passed onto customers. FairFuelUK says petrol customers could be charged 30.7p per litre more than they should as retailers fail to pass wholesale oil savings over to customers.  READ MORE Fuel