Motoring Advice

The Motor Ombudsman is dedicated to offering fair and impartial dispute resolution however in addition to this we offer helpful motoring advice to help consumers keep their cars on the roads as well as reporting and providing commentary on the Servicing and Repair and Vehicle Sales sector.

Take a look at the Motoring Advice section for useful information on how to keep your car safe on the road and in the best possible condition. We have written a wide range of articles commenting on economical driving, seasonal tips such as how to prepare for summer and winter driving, essential car maintenance and a guide for new drivers

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November 28, 2017

Motoring Advice

Getting to know winter tyres

Winter Driving
    With the mercury dropping and the first snowfalls arriving in parts of the UK, conditions on the road are becoming more challenging, making it time in some regions to consider switching to winter tyres. Also, if you’re planning to head abroad this Christmas, it’s worth doing your research, because in some EU countries … Continue reading "Getting to know winter tyres"
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October 11, 2017

Motoring Advice

Getting to know the new insurance write-off categories

Motoring Advice
The long-standing A, B, C and D insurance write-off classifications were overhauled by the Association of British Insurers (ABI), and new ones came into effect on 01 October 2017. Various organisations, such as vehicle manufacturers and government agencies, were consulted before the new categories were introduced.   Why were the existing categories changed?   The … Continue reading "Getting to know the new insurance write-off categories"
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September 14, 2017

Motoring Advice

Getting to know car finance

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