By: Tamir Davies
07 July 2017
Hiring a car abroad can be a hassle to say the least. It should be an easy process, but different insurance policies and conditions of hire makes it difficult and highly time-consuming. The Automobile Association (AA) indicate that anyone thinking of hiring a car whilst abroad should plan ahead. If you arrange the rental of a car weeks, if not months, before flying abroad, you can easily compare suppliers, work out the costs including fixed and extras. By doing this, not only can you save yourself hundreds of pounds’ worth of
By: Khilen Shah
13 June 2017
Vehicle crime has become a way of life for many opportunist criminals. It’s one of the most preventable crimes, yet many forget to take the right precautions to avoid becoming a victim. Here at click4reg, we decided to find the total number of vehicle crime cases that were reported to different police forces/constabularies across the UK in 2016 using data derived from data.police.uk. Vehicle crime ac
By: Ella Patenall
22 May 2017
40 million British citizens are living in areas where air pollution is reaching illegal levels and is continually posing a dangerous risk to our health. To be precise, an alarming 59% of the population are living in areas where nitrogen dioxide levels are breaching the recommended amount of 40 microgrammes per cubic metre of air. Four out of five of nitrogen oxides come from diesel and petrol cars, the rest comes from factories.
As a result, on the 20th July 2016, the UK government approved the fifth carbon budget w
By: Tamir Davies
16 May 2017
Diesel cars in Britain may have lost a vote of confidence having suffered a huge blow after the Volkswagen emissions scandal, yet figures suggest diesel cars still account for 44.1% of the market in the UK, with more than 428,000 diesel cars registered in 2017 so far. Volswagen cars were unfortunately discovered to have had built-in cheat devices which gave false results during emissions tests. The consequence – Brits have become far more sceptical to lease a diesel car, let alone buying one.
By: Georgia Fitzgerald
10 April 2017
When the government announced a change in how compensation payments are calculated, Justice Secretary, Liz Truss announced that those affected by medical negligence, car crashes and other incidents stand to get more money; the measure in relation to a calculation called the Discount Rate, which has been unchanged since 2001 but has now fallen from 2.5% to minus 0.75%.
Changes will affect motor insurance premiums across the board and Click4Reg spoke exclusively to AXA Insurance about the imminent changes. AXA’s Techn
By: Holly Goldstein
06 April 2017
On March 1st, Brits saw driving laws change dramatically, with enforcement punishments becoming increasingly harsher, adding six points to your license if laws are not obeyed. However, with what seems a positive change towards safer roads, it seems strange to think that the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limit is at its highest in Europe, have we forgotten about the danger drink driving can cause?
For years, drink driving related accidents have been an issue, with a reported 31,420 related drink driving casualtie
By: Tamir Davies
05 April 2017
The new car market is currently thriving in the UK, as the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT), found the new car market grew by 8.4% in March alone. SMMT exists to support and positively promote the needs and interests of the UK automotive industry in the UK and abroad.
Their latest figures suggested that March has become the biggest month for the automotive sector, with 562,337 cars registered in one month. This figure is more than double the nu