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Not all motor breakdown policies cover misfuelling

Independent financial research company Defaqto has analysed 288 motor breakdown policies for their coverage on fuel related breakdowns and found that:

Ease your way back in to the school run

As summer draws to a close and parents frantically purchase new school uniforms, shoes and stationery for the start of the autumn term, the return of the school run lurks at the back of many minds.

Brits abroad breaking driving laws

Almost 6.5 million British adults (14%) are planning to take their cars abroad over the next 12 months, according to new research from Sainsbury's Car Insurance. However, millions of these drivers will, sometimes unwittingly, break the law by engaging in driving acts that are illegal in some foreign countries.

How to avoid breaking down on the way back from holiday

After a well deserved, relaxing holiday, the last thing you need is a stressful car drive back. As a leading provider of roadside assistance, Mondial Assistance is recommending that motorists take a few precautions before they set off, to ensure their vehicle is ready for the drive home and minimise the risk of a breakdown.

Mondial Assistance expands HSBC Advance Cover

In partnership with HSBC, the world’s largest banking group, Mondial Assistance UK has developed a new range of optional roadside assistance benefits for the HSBC Advance account.

Breakdown assistance in 15 seconds with iPhone app

Breakdown assistance in 15 seconds with iPhone app has launched a great new iPhone app for stranded motorists, which is the first of its kind, as a call for assistance is not necessary.

Beware of holiday breakdown this summer

Experts in road safety and breakdown cover GEM Motoring Assist is warning motorists to be prepared when setting off for summer holidays this year.

Brits heading for motoring disasters abroad

Brits are heading for a summer of fines, arrests and accidents in Europe as they fail to comply with the rules and regulations of driving abroad suggests new research from AXA Insurance.

Make sure you’re covered before driving in Europe this summer

As research reveals that only 12% of car drivers will fully read the manual before driving off in a car (new or used) for the first time, M&S Car Insurance is calling for Brits who are planning to travel by car to Europe this summer to make sure they prepare before heading overseas.

Mondial Assistance wins major Volvo contract

Volvo has appointed Mondial Assistance in the UK as roadside assistance provider for new and used cars, bringing its customers an added value service from a proven provider.

The Co-operative Insurance flexible breakdown cover

The Co-operative Insurance has increased its presence in the motor breakdown market with the launch of a new standalone flexible breakdown product.

AXA Assistance sends Mercedes-Benz Vitos to the rescue

AXA Assistance sends Mercedes-Benz Vitos to the rescue

A leading roadside rescue and recovery service has once again confidently placed its trust in the reliability of Mercedes-Benz.

Drivers urged to take care over May Bank Holiday getaway

Last May Bank Holiday weekend saw 11 million Brits take to the roads, with heavy traffic and a spate of accidents leading to congestion on many major routes.

E.ON and RAC breakdown care for your boiler and car

In a unique combination, E.ON has launched a new boiler care service that will keep your car on the road while making sure your home heating system works as it should.

AA targets more roadside repairs

AA targets more roadside repairs

Fewer motorists will face the ignominy of having their car towed away after a breakdown, thanks to a new service supplied to the AA’s Roadside Patrols by Autodata, the motor industry’s leading provider of technical information.