Motoring tips and guides

Car in snow
Tips for How to Drive in Snow, Ice and Hail

Driving in hazardous conditions

29 November 2023

Advice on driving in snow, ice and hail to help you stay safe on the roads this winter.

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Get help with the cost of living

Cost of living

8 November 2023

Whether it's struggling to pay bills, facing unexpected costs, or just dealing with day-to-day expenses - there is help available. Here are a few ways you can get some extra support.

Snow on car windscreen
How to get your car winter ready

Car maintenance

1 November 2023

Winter is on the way. So here are a few tips to get your car ready for cold, wet and icy weather.

Smashed windscreen of a car, damaged glass
Why you should get your windscreen chip repaired

Car maintenance

27 October 2023

We’ve all been there: you’re driving along, then suddenly some debris on the road flies up , hits your windscreen and you find a chip in your windscreen. What to do next? Fix the windscreen chip, or ignore it and hope it doesn’t get any worse?

Damaged headlight after a car accident
Understanding Total Loss

Motoring advice

10 October 2023

Total loss, also known as a “write off,” can be a difficult experience for car owners. Whether it’s due to an accident, or that your car has been stolen - it’s good to know what total loss means.

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What a non-fault car insurance claim actually means

Car insurance policies

14 August 2023

If you’re in an accident caused by another driver, you may think that your insurance premiums shouldn’t change. Unfortunately, it’s not always straightforward – here’s what you need to know if you’re in an accident that wasn’t your fault, and what it means to make a ‘non-fault’ claim.

A steering wheel
Seven causes of summer car breakdown and how to solve them

Car maintenance

27 July 2023

From low oil pressure to soft tyres, summer can exacerbate underlying car issues. Here are some common problems to look out for and how you can resolve them.

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Driving in Europe

Driving abroad

13 July 2023

There’s no better way to see Europe than by car. Travel safely post-Brexit with our guide to EU road rules and help keep your road trip stress-free.

Busy street in central London
Clean air zones and how they can affect motorists

Motoring advice

13 July 2023

With the success of London's Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ), we take a look at how they can affect motorists with more councils looking to join the scheme.

Close shot of driver on road
How to claim for pothole damage

Car insurance policies

29 June 2023

What to do if you hit a pothole and how to claim for pothole damage through your insurance or your local council

Asian woman driving a car
Can I drive another car on my insurance?

Car insurance policies

3 April 2023

Find out everything you need to know about insurance for driving someone else’s car with AXA to make sure you’re covered on the road!

Young woman using mobile phone next to her breakdown car on the road
What to do after a car accident

Car insurance policies

28 March 2023

Find out what you should do after a car accident with AXA - from who to call, to what details to take and how to deal with your insurer.