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Top tips to buying breakdown cover

Top tips to buying breakdown cover

Choosing the correct breakdown cover for your car is an important decision. Having good cover makes all the difference when you and your family are stuck on the side of the motorway or in bad weather in some remote spot, or you’re on your way to an all-important business meeting.

Don’t let breakdown blight your British ‘staycation’

Don’t let breakdown blight your British ‘staycation’

In the aftermath of the financial crisis, holidaying in the UK, or rather ‘staycationing’ has become wildly popular, especially for families with children.

Reduce the risk of breakdown on your spring break

As millions of motorists take to the UK’s roads for a spring holiday break, Chevron Lubricants, one of the worlds the leading producers of vehicle lubricants, is advising motorists to undertake the necessary vehicle maintenance before setting out, in order to reduce the risk of breakdown or an accident.

Be prepared for Bank Holiday breakdowns

Be prepared for Bank Holiday breakdowns

Breakdown cover and road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist is warning motorists to ‘Be Prepared’ for the busy bank holiday weekends. The ‘boy scout’ approach could not only save you holiday heartache but also lots of money too.

Bank holiday breakdowns

Nearly 8 million British car drivers are planning a road trip in the UK during the April and May bumper bank holiday weekends, but more than a million don't have car breakdown cover or roadside assistance, according to new research from Santander current accounts.

Motoring in a foreign land made easier with TomTom Assist

Driving on the wrong side of the road, traffic signs make no sense and the kids are making a racket on the back seat – all stressful ingredients that could lead drivers into danger.

Budget cuts force rural councils to make short term road repairs

A survey of 20 UK councils by RAC has revealed that road conditions across the country continue to decline as the impact of Government budget cuts has forced many councils to undertake short-term repairs rather than fund permanent solutions.

Warranty Direct launches breakdown service

Leading automotive insurer, Warranty Direct, is now on hand to assist motorists stranded at the roadside, after launching a new breakdown recovery product.

Mondial Assistance MINI Emergency Service App

Mondial Assistance UK is launching an iPhone App to provide roadside assistance services to MINI owners. Designed to help owners who get into motoring difficulty, the App provides a direct link to MINI Emergency Service and is a further development of “Direct Assist”, launched earlier this year.

Motorists urged to top up tanks is urging motorists to top up their tanks and consider breakdown cover for any journeys this weekend as petrol retailers warn that supplies could run out.

Breakdown - don’t be left shivering about town!

With weather forecasters predicting that the current cold snap may last for some time, new research from The Co-operative Insurance highlights the prevalence of breakdowns and the most common motor maintenance mystifiers.

Advice for winter weather at home and in the car

As snow and ice falls on parts of Britain with more forecast, insurer MORE TH>N is offering the following advice on surviving the cold.

Drive away from expensive car breakdowns this winter

As the nights draw in, and temperatures drop to freezing, urges motorists to take care behind the wheel and ensure they are covered for winter conditions and breakdowns.

November’s Friday rush-hour is UK’s biggest crash-hour

Road users are more likely to have an accident during a Friday evening rush hour in November than at any other time during the year.

Europ Assistance free iPhone app for breakdown assistance

The Europ Assistance Group is pursuing its dynamic of integrating new technologies into its service and product offer by launching MyMobility, a free iPhone and iPad 4.0 application that will enable all Europ Assistance Group customers with an iPhone throughout the world to access numerous functions that facilitate daily driving.