Motoring tips and guides

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What is ABS? Anti-Lock Braking Systems explained

Car maintenance

8 October 2020

Our handy guide to ABS explains exactly what Anti-Lock Braking Systems are, how effective they are and how you can check if your car has one.

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SORN: everything you need to know

Car insurance policies

7 August 2020

Find out everything you need to know about SORN including insurance, tax and MOT implications, where to keep your car, how much it costs, plus a list of additional FAQs.

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How to avoid invalidating your car insurance

Car insurance policies

7 October 2019

Read our tips on how to avoid accidentally invalidating your car insurance.

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The dos and don’ts of summer driving

Driving in hazardous conditions

17 January 2019

From glare to high temperatures, summer driving comes with its own set of challenges. Here’s AXA’s dos and don’ts of driving in the warmer months.

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The no-fuss guide to no claims discount

Car insurance policies

13 November 2018

A no claims discount can save safer drivers money on insurance – but how does no claims work? AXA explains the need-to-knows about the no claims discount.

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Get in gear: how to update your driving licence details and avoid fines

Motoring advice

6 November 2018

Looking to update your driving licence details but not sure where to begin? Get in gear with AXA’s guide to get a steer in the right direction.

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New 2018/2019 number plates: what you need to know

Motoring advice

6 November 2018

Did you know that opting for a pre-registered car could save you money? Get up to speed with AXA’s tips before purchasing a new set of wheels.

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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.