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Motor Trade Insurance News

Who Are The MIB?

Incidents and accidents involving uninsured vehicles are becoming a huge problem on our roads. Many drivers of new and used cars find themselves unable to make an insurance claim for an accident that wasn’t their fault, all because the other driver involved had no insurance. Hit and run incidents, in which a driver leaves the scene of the accident are also worryingly common. With no driver details or registration number, it is almost impossible to get an insurance claim under way. more info…

The Pros of Buying from a Used Car Dealer

We’ve all dreamed about taking an impulsive turn onto the dealership forecourt and handing over a suitcase of money to buy that brand new green Jag, maybe the yellow Lamborghini, or even a black Range Rover. Unfortunately, not all of us have that kind of money sitting around. So, until that lucky lottery ticket provides the opportunity to test drive the top of the range new car on freshly fitted trade plates, what about a used car… more info…

What are Q plates?

Just as a fingerprint is a unique identifier to any one person, a registration plate is a unique identifier for a single vehicle. Without performing a full search on a vehicle registration (maybe to find the tax rate or MOT history), a simple glance at a new or used car registration plate can provide you with a certain amount of information. more info…

Charging up an Electric Car

More drivers of new and used cars are considering switching to an electric vehicle than ever before. The appeal includes low emissions and usually a reduced insurance policy, as well as the low cost of charging an electric battery compared to the cost of petrol or diesel. However, prospective and new owners often find the charging process a little confusing. more info…

Trade Guide to Buying a Hybrid Secondhand

When it comes to buying new and used cars, buyers are increasingly switching to more fuel efficient cleaner vehicles. Secondhand purchases of hybrids are certainly on the up, mainly thanks to the huge discounts you can secure compared with the cost of buying a new model. As with any purchase, it’s important to do your research before buying a hybrid vehicle, ensure to factor in things that are less applicable to conventional petrol or diesel vehicles. more info…

Driving Safely on Ice

Winter driving throws plenty of challenges at the motorist, from the dazzle of low sun to the perils of black ice. Because ice and snow are rare in the UK, we may not be as used to driving in these conditions compared to drivers from countries that regularly experience harsh winters. If you’re lucky, you might never need to drive in the worst kind of winter weather, but it’s still wise to be prepared in case you need to. more info…



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