If your car is three years old or more, it will need to undergo an annual MOT. Many of us are unfamiliar with the specifics of the test and are perhaps not confident with mechanics, so we tend to cross our fingers and hope for the best. There are some areas, however, where anyone can avoid the expense of failing the MOT and then paying for a second test.
If you are buying a used car in the £3,000 price range, then it is quite likely that you are looking to keep an eye on your motoring budget. The good news is that there are plenty of decent cars on the market at this sort of price, but the canny motorist must go a bit further to ensure he or she gets the best buy.
Most of the world's attention when it comes to clean sustainable fuels for cars focuses on electric vehicles (EVs), but at least one major manufacturer is championing a different solution.
The paper tax disc fist appeared in 1921 and has been a feature on more or less every UK car windscreen since. Now, however, technology has finally caught up with what is an admittedly fairly archaic system, and from October 1 you no longer need to display a tax disc on your car.