Motoring advice

A man fuelling his car with petrol
What is E10 fuel - and does it affect my insurance?

Motoring advice

26 March 2024

Discover the differences between E5 and E10 petrol, including compatibility, potential issues, and the impact on car insurance, providing clarity on the switch to E10 fuel.

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.

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.

Traffic congestion under warning signs on the m1 motorway
What are smart motorways and how do they work?

Motoring advice

18 January 2023

With technology advancing everything in our lives, in this article we take a look at what smart motorways are and what they could mean for your commute.

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Driving licence renewal

Motoring advice

4 January 2023

Find out everything you need to know about renewing your driving licence with AXA's handy guide.

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Driving Test Practice Guide - How to prepare yourself

Motoring advice

4 January 2023

Find out everything you need to know about driving tests with AXA's guide from getting you provisional to test day.

Woman holding an iPhone checking if her vehicle is taxed on the GOV UK website
What is car tax and how do you check if your vehicle is taxed?

Buying or selling a car

2 August 2022

Understanding UK car tax can be confusing. Discover how it's calculated, car tax rates, exemptions, payment methods, and the consequences of driving without tax on the UK roads.

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Alternative fuel guide

Motoring advice

2 March 2022

Explore the UK's upcoming ban on petrol and diesel cars by 2030, and learn about the alternative fuel options such as LPG, biodiesel, and renewable diesel.

Person pressing unlock button on their car's wireless key fob
Normal & private car number plates: AXA UK's comprehensive guide

Motoring advice

10 February 2022

Find out everything you need to know about standard and private number plates in AXA’s helpful guide.