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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June 29, 2017

Motoring Advice

Disputes: avoiding, managing and resolving

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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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February 15, 2017

Motoring Advice

Used car buying advice from The Motor Ombudsman

Motoring Advice
Every year, several million pounds are spent by motorists on buying used cars, and it can prove a minefield for some. Apart from choosing the make and model, and where to get the car from, i.e. at auction, through a franchised dealership, an independent garage, a car supermarket, or via a private seller, there are … Continue reading "Used car buying advice from The Motor Ombudsman"
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August 23, 2016

Motoring Advice

Summer Driving Tips

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