12 Money-Saving Motor Tips

  • Take an Advanced Driving Course
  • Those who take an advanced driving course after passing their test are likely to get cheaper insurance.

    This is because the advanced driving course deems you as a safer driver and insurance providers see you as less of a risk.

    An advanced driving course will also teach you to drive more economically (Hypermiling). 

    1. Hunt for cheap fuel

    All fuel stations charge different prices for fuel find a trusted low price one and stop in when you are near. You will be surprised at how much money you save just by finding the cheapest fuel.

    Another tip is to take advantage of supermarkets or fuel providers that offer you loyalty cards. By gaining points you can exchange this for vouchers or free fuel.

    1. Appeal against parking tickets

    If you believe you have been wrongly charged, always take evidence and write to appeal the charge. Although it takes time and is seen as a hassle, the money you save in the long run adds up. 

    1. Use apps to find cheap parking spaces

    Apps such as Parkopedia Parking help you find the cheapest parking spaces around. So rather than just parking up in the first place you see, planning for a cheaper trip can help you out big time.

    1. Check for obvious faults ahead of your MOT

    Around 1.5 million vehicles fail their MOT due to simple things such as empty washer fluid bottles and faulty bulbs.

    Checking your vehicle for things you can fix yourself can save you a lot of money and prevent you from failing your MOT for something as silly as an empty fluid bottle.

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