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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August 23, 2016

Motoring Advice

Summer Driving Tips

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July 20, 2016

Motoring Advice

“I-Spy” tops technology for entertaining kids in the car this summer

Motoring Advice
YouGov poll on the most effective kids’ in-car entertainment when on holiday marks the launch of Motor Codes summer social media prize draw competition to win a £250 fuel voucher. Observational games such as “I-Spy” top the list of activities to occupy children on a long journey, followed by listening to music, singing and reading. … Continue reading "“I-Spy” tops technology for entertaining kids in the car this summer"
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October 30, 2015

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Drivers urged to prepare their cars for winter

Motoring Advice
Drivers urged to prepare their cars for winter With winter on its way, Motor Codes, the government-approved consumer watchdog for the automotive industry, is urging motorists to ‘winter-proof’ their cars. Its online winter driving tips will help drivers to ensure their vehicles are prepared for winter driving conditions, and help avoid expensive repairs. Bill Fennell, … Continue reading "Drivers urged to prepare their cars for winter"
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