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Adrian Holliday

Articles and guides written by Adrian Holliday

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What is car remapping – does it work and what do I need to know?

An engine remap improves your car performance, meaning more power and economy. But what are the remap risks – and could they hit your insurance premium?

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Bicycles and cars: can cyclists and car drivers get along?

Cyclists and car drivers have to share the roads but do bicycles or cars have the most rights and what’s the insurance position?

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Car tax refunds explained

If you tell DVLA you’ve sold your car, you are entitled to a Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) road tax refund. It’s easy to do but you may not get back as much as you hoped. Find out how to reclaim your car tax.

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How to get the best car insurance deals

What is European breakdown cover and do I need it?

A European holiday breakdown is stressful but good quality protection isn’t expensive. Read more to discover the breakdown insurance basics you need at the right price – then get on and enjoy your break.

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Car insurance groups – how to find the cheapest cars to insure

Can I tax my car without insurance?

You must have insurance in place when taxing a car. You can tax your car online or by phone without a physical copy of your insurance document. But the DVLA, will check you have valid car insurance before issuing your car tax.

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