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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October 5, 2017

Motoring Advice

Getting to know brakes

Vehicle Maintenance
Adjudicators here at The Motor Ombudsman often receive contacts from consumers relating to the brakes which are considered to be wear and tear components. But do you know how they work and what the main parts are? Read this handy guide to find out more…   What are the brakes for?   The brakes are … Continue reading "Getting to know brakes"
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September 14, 2017

Motoring Advice

Getting to know car finance

Motoring Advice
September is traditionally one of the busiest times of year for buying a new car, and the majority will be probably be bought on finance rather than through an outright payment. There are different ways to fund the purchase, and there’s often a lot of jargon that comes with it. Here’s a short guide to … Continue reading "Getting to know car finance"
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August 23, 2017

Motoring Advice

Getting to know the GDPR

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August 14, 2017

Motoring Advice

Getting to know MOTs

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