From the Blog

How are your motoring offences recorded?

Been convicted of a driving conviction? Want to check your penalty points or share your driving record with someone else, such as an insurance provider? Here’s the lowdown of where to find all the information you need. Since 8 June 2015, when paper driving licences...

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The world’s worst driving offence excuses

Every day traffic police all over the world come across a whole range of weird and wonderful excuses from offending drivers. We scoured the internet to find the worst: A woman stopped for using her phone while driving said she didn’t have it with her. Instead she said...

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Why you need convicted driver van insurance

If you’re a plumber, electrician or other tradesperson, your livelihood depends on your wheels. Without them, you have no way of transporting your supplies from A to B, meaning you can’t work. But if you have a conviction, you might be worried about how you can get...

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Driving in Europe – the rules

Getting convicted of a driving offence while abroad is a sure-fire way to ruin a good holiday. So, make sure you know the laws of the road wherever you’re heading this summer. Different countries require you to carry different documents, and failure to present them...

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Know your limit – drink driving in the UK

Drink driving in the UK is a serious offence, punishable by penalty points, a driving ban and even a custodial sentence. And for good reason. According to the Department of Transport, an estimated 1,310 people were killed or seriously injured in drink drive incidents...

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UK’s new increased speeding fines – explained

Getting caught speeding just got more expensive, thanks to a new three-band system, with increased fines for the most serious offenders. From April this year, the revised Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 states that people caught speeding could face fines of up to...

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Dangers of drinking and driving

Most people know that drinking too much and driving is against the law. But not everyone realises the effect drinking alcohol can have on your body and the way you behave behind the wheel of a car. This great infographic from Australian traffic and criminal lawyers...

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How to lower drink driving car insurance quotes

If you have had your licence revoked following a drink driving charge, you may be worried about the impact of this conviction on the cost of your car insurance. You are right to be concerned as some companies will view you as a higher risk, and will therefore boost...

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What can affect the cost of car insurance?

When it comes to car insurance, we all want to get the best deal possible. It's no secret that insurance rates are now higher than ever. This is due in no small part to the increasing number of insurance scams that have become prevalent in the UK. Often the things...

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How driving convictions can affect your insurance

A driving conviction is any type of motor related offence where you're caught and charged for it. This can be anything from a speeding conviction to jumping a red light or drink driving. Factors insurance providers take into account You might worry about how having a...

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Getting car insurance when you’ve been declared bankrupt

When people find themselves in serious financial trouble, often the only way to keep their head above water is to declare themselves bankrupt. While declaring yourself bankrupt does give you some breathing room and can get debt collectors off your back, it also comes...

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