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

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

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May 18, 2017

Motoring Advice

Safety recalls: driving change for the better

Motoring Advice
A safety recall is where a vehicle manufacturer issues a notification that a specific model needs to have a fault corrected for safety reasons under the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)’s safety recall scheme. According to the DVSA’s Chief Executive, Gareth Llewellyn, 80% of recalls, which can range from the risk of fire, to … Continue reading "Safety recalls: driving change for the better"
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January 5, 2017

News & Views

TMO’s guide to dispute and garage terminology

News & Views
From ADR, to DVLA, to MOT, the automotive industry can sometimes prove to be a minefield in terms of understanding all the blurb and terminology when a dispute arises, or when visiting a garage. The Motor Ombudsman has therefore put together this useful reference guide to help explain the definition of some of the most … Continue reading "TMO’s guide to dispute and garage terminology"
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August 23, 2016

Motoring Advice

Summer Driving Tips

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