MOT changes: How drivers could be slapped with huge fines as Boris makes 2021 change

28th January 2021 | John

27th January 2021 – Hundreds of drivers could lose their MOT certificate and banned from driving within just a few days for failing to follow a new rule introduced by Boris Johnson. Thousands of motorists who were originally due their test between 30 March 2020 and 31 July 2020 benefited from a test extension […]

Stay-at-home drivers warned to expect fines if MOTs expire

19th January 2021 | John

19th January 2021 – Car owners are being warned not to miss their MOT this year, even if they are currently unable to use their vehicle. Failure to do so could see motorists facing hefty fines or having their insurance voided. During the first Covid lockdown last March, annual checks were put on hold […]

Most popular car colour of 2020 revealed… and it’s as bright as the year

16th January 2021 | John – 16th January 2021 If you thought 2020 was a bit dull and depressing, it was certainly reflected in the most popular car colour of choice for the year… grey. As the world took a gloomy turn under the Covid pandemic, a quarter of new car buyers reflected their moods in their car colour […]

BRUSH IT OFF – Leaving snow or ice blocking your number plate could land you a £1,000 fine

11th January 2021 | John – 8th January 2021 DRIVING in snow and ice can be treacherous – and it can also be dangerous for your wallet.  It’s not just your windscreen and roof that needs clearing after a dump of snow – leaving your number plate obscured can land you in hot water. Britain is set to be hit […]

Garages permitted to remain open during latest lockdown

11th January 2021 | John – 6th January 2021 A new lockdown ordering people to ‘stay at home’ in England and Scotland is now in force but garages are permitted to remain open. The latest government guidance for England states that “vehicle repair and MOT services” can remain open. In Scotland, “car repair and MOT services including supply of parts” […]