Motoring tips and guides

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Relay theft: key ways to protect your car from being hacked and lock thieves out

Car security

1 November 2018

With relay theft numbers rising in the UK, AXA offers key tips that could help increase the security of your vehicle and keep thieves locked out.

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Tips for driving in snow, ice and hail

Driving in hazardous conditions

20 September 2018

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

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5 countries where you must drive on the left

Driving abroad

20 September 2018

Looking for a holiday destination with a view to hire a car and drive on the left? View holiday destinations that drive on the left

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Seven causes of summer car breakdown and how to solve them

Car maintenance

27 July 2018

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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Highway to holiday: how to take a summer road trip

Driving abroad

15 May 2018

Whether exploring childhood haunts or roads less travelled, there's something special about summer driving holidays. Stay safe, home or away, with AXA.

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The new MOT test: what’s changing in 2018?

Car maintenance

14 May 2018

With 70% of us not up to speed on the new MOT test, AXA breaks down what's changing in 2018 and what the new MOT test will mean for you.

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Taking care of your tyres

Car maintenance

20 March 2018

Advice on tyre care and maintenance to maintain tyre safety and performance throughout the year.

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How to put water in your car's radiator

Car maintenance

20 March 2018

Car engines lead a hard life, so it’s very important to keep enough water in the radiator to cool down those fast-moving, high-performing components.

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Hiring a car while on holiday

Driving abroad

20 March 2018

Hiring a car on holiday makes it much easier to explore at your own pace. However, the process itself is often not as straightforward as it could be.