UK VED car tax changes for 2017
The official name is ‘Vehicle Excise Duty’, or more commonly referred to as VED – the name ‘road tax’ comes from the days when this fund would be reserved purely for repairing and maintaining the roads that we drive on.
Car parking accidents are at a high
Research by Accident Exchange has previously found that UK drivers cause nearly three quarters of a billion pounds of damage yearly from parking their cars. This means there are 500,000 car parking accidents each year, or an astonishing 1,373 collisions in the car park daily.
Approved Garages launch the MOT check tool on their website
Approved Garages are pleased to announce the addition of a new tool on their website. This month, Approved Garages have added an MOT checker for motorists to use, in order to check the date of when their next MOT is due. You can try it out too!
Pre MOT checklist
Running a number of easy pre-MOT checks can save you time and money, because you will take care of anything you can before you give your car to have its MOT check. You can actually avoid wasted test fees, repair costs and a second MOT check by simply checking these items of your car:
When is my MOT check due?
Baffled over the MOT check? We’ll get you up to speed on the nitty gritty details of what it is, where to get tested and how much you should pay for your MOT check.
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"I used approved garages.co.uk to search for an approved garage in my local area. The website was easy to use and extremely helpful. Eastern Car & Commercials garage was extremely helpful also had the highest 5 star rating and provided a professional, friendly service for my cars MOT.
How reliable is your car?
Every year the JD Power Vehicle Dependability Survey names the most reliable car brands in the UK, based on issues reported by original owners of three-year-old vehicles