Looking for more information on car insurance? You’re in the right place. Whether you’re a first-time driver or experienced behind the wheel, we’ve got lots of hints and tips to help you navigate the world of car insurance.
Our expert guides cover everything from what to look for when buying insurance to what to do if you’ve had an accident. Explore our guides to get started.
Top guides on getting car insurance
How is car insurance calculated?
From your profession to where you live, we take a look at some common factors insurance companies use to set the cost of your car insurance.
How does your job affect your car insurance price?
We look at how your job can influence the price of your car insurance, and what you can legally do to save some money.
Provisional licence insurance
You’ve got dreams of hitting the open road but before you set off, you’ll need a provisional licence for your driving lessons.
Car insurance groups
Car insurance groups are one of the ways car insurance companies work out insurance premiums. Learn how car insurance groups work.
Top driving guides
Drink-driving law explained
Get clued up on the law before you decide to have that cheeky beer after work.
Driving licence categories and codes
Working out what the driving licence codes and categories mean can be confusing. Here’s an explanation of some of the most common.
How to check your driving licence online
If you don't renew your driving licence when it expires, you risk a £1,000 fine.
Speed awareness courses explained
If you’ve been caught speeding, you may be invited to attend a speed awareness course. Here’s what you can expect.
Top guides on policy types
Car insurance classes of use explained
Social, SDP or fully comp? Car insurance policies come in a variety of flavours. Which one gives you the best blend of protection?
Third-party insurance explained
Third-party insurance covers you if you damage another vehicle, or another motorist claims against you. But it offers you zero accident protection for your car.
Should I buy an electric car?
Electric cars are here to stay. But should you buy one now or wait until technology has made them better?
Car insurance policy types explained
Figuring out which level of cover suits you can be a headache. Here’s a quick rundown of the most common policy types and what they do.
More top guides on policy types
Top money saving tips
How engine immobilisers, alarms and trackers affect your car insurance
What actually is an immobiliser, how can you make sure you have one, and what are the best alarms and trackers for the job?
Car insurance no-claims bonus explained
Building up a no-claims bonus could make a big difference to what you pay each year in car insurance costs.
How to get cheaper car insurance
With insurance costs on the rise, here's how you can keep your prices down.
Top 10 cheapest cars to insure in 2022
We’ve scoured the market to identify some of the most appealing cars that combine stylish looks with performance – and affordability.
More top money saving tips
Top guides on learning to drive
Is Pass Plus worth it?
Introduced 20 years ago to help improve the skills of drivers who had just passed their tests. But how does Pass Plus work and is it worth the money?
Teaching a learner how to drive
People learn to drive at different paces, but getting as much time as possible behind the wheel certainly improves learner drivers’ chances of passing their test.
Advanced driving courses
Taking an advanced driving course is a good way to boost your confidence on the road and it might help reduce your car insurance.
More top guides on learning to drive
Top guides on making a claim
Is claiming always a good idea
Should you claim for minor bumps and scrapes? Does your insurance company even need to know?
The hidden cost of hire car claims
If you’re involved in an accident, you might be offered a courtesy or hire car replacement, but the difference could cost you thousands of pounds.
What to do if you're hit by an uninsured driver
Around one in five road traffic collisions involve an uninsured or untraced driver, according to the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB).
When you should report a car accident
If you have a car crash, or even a minor bump or scrape, follow these steps.
More top guides on making a claim
Driving fines calculator
How much could you be fined for these common driving offences?
Drug driving calculator
Find out how your medication could impact your ability to drive.
Morning after calculator
Use our calculator to work out your blood alcohol content.
Price index calculator
How does the cost of your car insurance compare?
Top guides on your cover
How to add a named driver to your car insurance policy
Adding a named driver to your car insurance policy doesn’t need to be confusing.
Can I drive someone else’s car on my car insurance policy?
Being able to drive other cars isn’t included on every policy. Find out more about the driving other cars policy clause.
Is my car insured? How to check your car insurance
Here's why your car needs valid insurance and how you go about checking if you're insured to drive.
How to get replacement car keys if yours are lost
Lost your car keys? Here’s how you get a replacement set.