Motoring Advice

The Motor Ombudsman is dedicated to offering fair and impartial dispute resolution however in addition to this we want to help motorists 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.

In the News and Views section you’ll find our latest news and press releases.

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September 14, 2017

Motoring Advice

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

Vehicle Maintenance
MOT stands for ‘Ministry of Transport’ and applies to all cars that are over three years old. The annual test is designed to check that a vehicle meets the current road safety and environmental standards. It’s illegal to drive without a valid MOT certificate, and you can be fined up to £1,000 if you are … Continue reading "Getting to know MOTs"
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June 29, 2017

Motoring Advice

Disputes: avoiding, managing and resolving

Useful Information
Sometimes, things can go wrong when buying a car or when having it serviced and repaired. As part of our #StayCoolThisSummer campaign, The Motor Ombudsman has the following ten top tips to help you avoid disputes from the outset and to help manage the resolution process effectively should one arise.   Always read any contracts, … Continue reading "Disputes: avoiding, managing and resolving"
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