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Driving while Pregnant

Last Updated: 16/10/2018

Driving while pregnant can be a bit scary for a lot of mums, especially if it’s their first time. There’s…

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Temporary car insurance

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

What is temporary car insurance? Temporary car insurance offers cover for a set duration, from a single hour up to…

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Temporary cover for additional drivers

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

One of the most common phrases you’ll come across when applying for car insurance is additional drivers also known as…

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How your address affects the cost of insurance

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

Why does where I live affect how much I pay for insurance? To work out how much you have to…

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Car insurance claims

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

No driver wants to think about car insurance claims when purchasing a policy as the majority of us assume that…

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Car insurance groups explained

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

What are car insurance groups? Naturally, the car you drive has a big influence on how much you pay for car…

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Car sharing insurance

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

Why don’t we car share? In an ever-growing sharing economy where more and more of our everyday activities are being…

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Checking your car insurance

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

It’s safe to say that most drivers know that having car insurance is now a legal requirement. Whether it’s your…

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Temporary insurance for convicted drivers

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

If you are caught breaking the law on the road you could face a driving conviction. Being a convicted driver…

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Courtesy car insurance

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

It’s commonly assumed that if your car is off the road or if you were to have an accident then…

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Daily car insurance

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

Having annual insurance is great for year-round drivers but there are many times when we need cover that’s a bit…

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Do I really need car insurance?

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

It can be extremely frustrating having to pay for car insurance year after year, but even if the safest drivers need to…

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Drive away insurance

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

Picking up a new car for the first time is incredibly exciting. Getting behind the wheel and turning the key…

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Driving abroad with temporary car insurance

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

Temporary car insurance can be the ideal solution for many drivers looking to hit the open road abroad. Whether you’re visiting…

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Driving holidays

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

Driving holidays can be an adventure unlike any other. Whether you’re exploring the long, winding lanes of the country or…

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Driving licence types

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

For most drivers, the driving licence type you have depends simply on whether you’ve passed your driving test or you haven’t,…

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Driving other cars

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

Am I insured to drive other cars? In years gone by, driving other cars was a pretty straightforward process so the…

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Dual Insurance

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

What is duel insurance? Dual insurance is a phrase that is commonly used in the insurance world, and you’ve probably…

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Emergency car insurance

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

When emergencies happen, you need support that’s fast, flexible and understands your situation. When it comes to emergency car insurance…

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Temporary expatriates car insurance

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

Temporary expatriates car insurance is ideal for expats looking to get quick and easy car insurance while returning to the…

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How to find cheap temporary car insurance

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

For many drivers, short term car insurance is the ideal option for those times when only a little bit of…

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Glossary of insurance

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

The insurance industry is full of specific terms and words that many people are unaware of. To try and make…

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Hourly car insurance

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

While traditional temporary car insurance and it’s 1–28 day duration is the ideal option for hundreds of thousands of drivers,…

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How to sell your car privately

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

If you’re looking to sell your car, there are a number of ways to do it. Depending on how much…

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Temporary imported vehicles insurance

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

As the cost of vehicles differ widely depending on where they’re being sold, some drivers like to take advantage to…

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How does my job affect my insurance

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

Your job and your insurance Something as simple as your job title can have a real impact on how much…

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Temporary learner driver insurance

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

The spiralling cost of driving lessons with instructors means that private lessons are often a more affordable option. Like all…

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3 month learner insurance

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

If you’ve recently started having driving lessons or know someone who is about to get behind the wheel for the…

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Driving test tips

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

To make sure that you’ve done everything possible to get ready, here are some handy driving test tips on what…

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The easiest and hardest places to pass your driving test

Last Updated: 11/10/2018

There’s a lot of advice given to learners on how to properly prepare for your driving test but one thing…

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Learner driver rules

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

As a learner driver, you are focused on learning the rules of the road. To make sure that you and…

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Monthly learner driver insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Can I get insurance with a provisional license? If you don’t have a full driving license, many insurers are unlikely…

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One day learner driver insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

How could one day learner driver insurance help me? While getting enough practice to pass your driving test can take…

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How to save money when learning to drive

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Anyone currently learning to drive will know all about the huge expense that comes with getting your driving licence. From…

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Theory test tips

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

The driving theory test is an important part of learning to drive but for many learners is the part they…

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One day car insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Can I insure my car for just one day? Yes, with one day car insurance you get quick, easy and affordable insurance…

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One month car insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

A one month car insurance policy is perfect for so many everyday tasks. It offers the same comprehensive coverage as…

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One week car insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

For many drivers, life isn’t always straightforward, and you could be one of the thousands looking to borrow or drive…

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Our panel of insurers

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Tempcover is dedicated to providing affordable, flexible temporary insurance for a wide range of drivers. To make sure we can find short-term…

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Personal business car insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

What is personal business car insurance? For any driver who uses their car for business beyond simply commuting to and…

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Temporary student car insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Higher education already comes with its fair share of costs, so adding expensive car insurance to the list is something…

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5 reasons why you shouldn’t own a car while at university

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

One of the few negatives about heading off to university is the prospect of giving up your car for a few years….

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6 ways to be a safer driver

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Being a safer driver should be something all drivers aim for but for university students, who fall right in the…

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7 ways for students to save money over summer

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

The beginning of the summer holidays is the highlight of most university student’s year. No more lectures, weeks of lay-ins,…

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Packing for university

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

The start of university is an important time, especially for first years. For most freshers, it’s their first experience of…

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Tempcover additional extras

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

One of the most attractive features of Tempcover temporary insurance is the is the ability to change and customise your…

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Test driving guide

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Not everyone is a car expert but that shouldn’t put you off buying a new car. Even if you don’t…

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Understanding your policy documents

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

When purchasing any form of insurance, you’ll be given a series of policy documents which outline the terms of your…

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Weekend car insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

If you’re planning a weekend away or just need to borrow a car for one or two days at the…

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Weekly car insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

If you only need to borrow a car for a week, why should you have to pay for year-round cover?…

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Temporary insurance for young drivers

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Can under 25’s get temporary car insurance? The open road gives many young drivers the type of freedom they have…

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Temporary home insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

You’d be forgiven for believing that if you have an annual home insurance policy then your house is covered throughout…

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Short term contents insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Can I get short term cover for my contents? Short term contents insurance is the ideal contents insurance option for…

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Holiday home swap insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

For many sun-seekers on a budget, holiday home swaps are the perfect way to get away from it all while…

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How to save money on home insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

In 2017, UK households had to fork out an extra £131 for their home insurance and these increases have only…

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Temporary insurance for probate

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

What is probate? Probate is a legal process which takes place once someone has died. It’s the procedure involved when…

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Temporary unoccupied property insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

What is unoccupied property insurance? Many insurance companies will want to void a policy if the home is left unoccupied…

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Temporary motorbike insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

What is short term motorcycle insurance? Temporary motorbike insurance is the flexible and affordable solution for riders who only need…

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Temporary 125cc bike insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Smaller motorcycles are incredibly popular for riders of all ages, but especially for younger riders and new riders generally. Thanks to their…

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Classic motorcycle insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

A classic motorcycle is more than just a way to get from A to B for most riders. It’s something…

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Getting back on the bike

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Spring has sprung, well for most of us, and that means it’s time for the covers to come off and…

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Temporary moped insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Mopeds are fast becoming a popular alternative vehicle in Britain because of their size, low fuel costs, and low emissions….

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Motorcycle licence types explained

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Unlike a regular licence to drive a car, motorcycle licences are a bit more complicated than simply holding a full…

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One day bike insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

If you’re looking to borrow a bike you’ll want to make sure you’re legally insured to ride on the road…

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One week motorbike insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Motorcycles, unlike almost any other type of vehicle, are enjoyed by hobbyist almost as much as they are used to…

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How storing your motorcycle affects your insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

When it comes to buying motorcycle insurance, how you go about storing your motorcycle can have a huge impact on the…

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Temporary motorcycle insurance for young riders

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

With the low cost of fuel and road tax, motorcycles and mopeds are often popular with young riders but finding temporary motorcycle…

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Temporary van insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

What is temporary van insurance? Temporary van insurance is the affordable and flexible insurance choice for drivers looking to use…

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2 day van insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Most drivers don’t need to insure their van on a daily basis, but for those few occasions when you need…

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Temporary van insurance for business

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Vans have become synonymous with business and whether you’re a business owner, a tradesman or just use a van for…

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Temporary expatriates insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

For expats returning to the UK, temporary expatriates insurance is a great way to get around easily while saving time…

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Flatbed van insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Flatbed vans, also known as dropside vans or lorries, are a staple of British building sites up and down the…

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Horsebox insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Owning and caring for a horse is not only a full-time job but a huge investment. From livery charges to…

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How to increase your vans security

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

As vans are used to transport cargo or hold expensive tools, they are often a target for thieves and vandals…

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Motorhome insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Motorhomes are far more than a way of getting around, for most motorhome drivers, it’s a way of life. Spending…

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Moving house guide

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

Buying a new house is incredibly exciting and for most people, it’s the start of a brand new chapter in…

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One day van insurance

Last Updated: 10/10/2018

If you’re looking to move furniture or other large objects, you’ll probably find your usual, everyday car just isn’t up…

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One month van insurance

Last Updated: 09/10/2018

Can I buy one month van insurance? Yes, with a temporary insurance policy you’re able to get one month van insurance quickly…

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How to save money on van insurance

Last Updated: 09/10/2018

A van can be a lot more than just a way of getting from A to B, for some drivers,…

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Pick up van insurance

Last Updated: 09/10/2018

The most American of American vehicles, the pick up van is fast becoming one of the more popular vehicles of…

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Temporary Transit van insurance

Last Updated: 09/10/2018

When asked to picture a van, it’s more than likely that you’ll picture a Ford Transit van. It’s one of…

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Van driving guide for beginners

Last Updated: 09/10/2018

Whether you’re borrowing it for the day or it’s a part of your new job, driving a van for the first time…

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Weekly van insurance

Last Updated: 09/10/2018

Weekly van insurance is the ideal way to get fast and flexible insurance while using a van. There are a…

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Temporary van insurance for young drivers

Last Updated: 09/10/2018

Finding insurance for young drivers For many people, it can be incredibly frustrating to find affordable temporary van insurance for young…

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Temporary tipper truck insurance

Last Updated: 28/09/2018

Tipper trucks or dump trucks as they are sometimes called may not be your usual mode of transport but for…

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Temporary impounded vehicle insurance

Last Updated: 28/09/2018

What is temporary impounded vehicle insurance? Temporary impounded vehicle insurance can be a huge lifesaver your vehicle has been impounded….

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Drive yourself to lose weight with the FitCar

Last Updated: 16/10/2018

Ever wished you could find the time to exercise more? Well with the world’s first calorie-burning car, the FitCar PPV…

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Police trial new roadside eye tests with big consequences for drivers

Last Updated: 16/10/2018

Three police forces in England are set to trial a new scheme which will see all motorists stopped by police…

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The most stolen cars in the UK

Last Updated: 15/08/2018

Having your car stolen is every owner’s worst nightmare but is it always simply a case of being in the…

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Huge discounts on new cars in August before new emissions rules begin

Last Updated: 08/08/2018

If you’re on the lookout for a new set of wheels, you could get an amazing deal and save thousands…

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The best car jokes

Last Updated: 03/08/2018

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the world’s largest arts festival and the modern spiritual home of comedy is back once again…

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Introducing the brand new Tempcover.com office

Last Updated: 06/08/2018

Thanks to the continued hard work of the Tempcover.com team and the rapid growth of the business, we are delighted…

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Motorway speed limit increases to be tested on weekends

Last Updated: 06/08/2018

Speed restrictions in place during motorway roadworks are set to be scrapped on weekends during new tests by Highways England….

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Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018 Preview

Last Updated: 06/08/2018

The much-loved and legendary Goodwood Festival of Speed gets underway this week and once again the festival looks likely to…

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Crackdown begins on drivers getting too close to cyclists

Last Updated: 05/07/2018

Drivers getting up close and personal with cyclists are set to face punishment as part of a new government crackdown….

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Controversial new driving lesson rules come into effect

Last Updated: 13/06/2018

On Monday 4th June 2018 new driving lesson rules will come into effect which means that learners are now allowed…

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7 ways to keep your car cool this summer

Last Updated: 13/06/2018

We’ve already seen some of the hottest temperatures on record this year and if reports are to be believed, things…

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2018 London Motor Show preview

Last Updated: 18/06/2018

This weekend sees the return of the UK’s largest automotive retail event as the third annual London Motor Show returns…

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The Royal family’s car collection

Last Updated: 14/06/2018

The Royal wedding is just over a week away, and while many people will be focusing on Meghan Markle’s dress…

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The future of autonomous vehicles

Last Updated: 18/06/2018

For most people, autonomous vehicles or self-driving vehicles as they’re more commonly known, are the future of cars and the…

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10 greatest English cars ever made

Last Updated: 13/06/2018

To celebrate St. George’s Day, we’re celebrating England’s long and decorated history of producing great cars by looking back at…

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Easter 2018 travel guide

Last Updated: 23/08/2018

Whatever your plans are this Easter, it’s very unlikely that you’re going to be alone on the roads. 19 million…

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Worlds first 3D printed electric car revealed

Last Updated: 18/06/2018

The ever-expanding limits of 3D printing have gone a step further this week after start-up company XEV Limited revealed the…

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10 new cars to get excited about in 2018

Last Updated: 26/06/2018

2018 is already in full swing and a new year means a brand-new batch of new cars are ready to…

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6 new driving laws for 2018

Last Updated: 18/06/2018

We may already be well into 2018, but millions of drivers are still unaware of the numerous new driving laws,…

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UK Car of the Year Award winner announced

Last Updated: 18/06/2018

27 leading motoring journalists had to choose from the 13 category winners which were shortlisted back in January to decide…

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5 perfect driving days out ideal for Half Term

Last Updated: 18/06/2018

February half term is just around the corner and if you’re like many parents up and down the country, you’re…

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New laws mean you may not need to get an MOT for your car

Last Updated: 18/06/2018

Government changes which will come into effect from May 20th will see thousands of vehicles no longer require an MoT…

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New car sales drop for first time in six years

Last Updated: 13/06/2018

For the first time since 2011, the number of car sales in the UK has dropped. According to figures released…

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Chinese backed Byton unveils futuristic smart device car

Last Updated: 13/06/2018

Chinese start-up, Byton has released plans for an exciting new vehicle which they’ve described as “the first real smart car,”….

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The true cost of taxis at Christmas and New Year

Last Updated: 26/06/2018

For many people, December is a month full of social events, Christmas parties and general celebration. Whether it’s catching up…

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The real impact of drink driving at Christmas

Last Updated: 14/06/2018

Drink driving is never okay. No matter who you are or what the situation is, there is no reasonable reason…

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The worst times to hit the road over Christmas

Last Updated: 14/06/2018

The great holiday exodus is almost upon us and whether it’s a long journey to visit relatives or just popping…

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How to save money while driving home for Christmas

Last Updated: 13/06/2018

Every year, thousands of motorists up and down the country embark on the long journey home for Christmas. Whether it’s…

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Road rage at Christmas

Last Updated: 06/08/2018

The snow has begun to fall and is already turning to slush, a sure-fire sign that Christmas is just around…

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Christmas gift ideas for car lovers

Last Updated: 23/08/2018

With Christmas 2017 just around the corner, it’s time to actually start looking for those presents you should have bought…

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UKs parking ticket blackspot revealed

Last Updated: 14/06/2018

Very few things in life will strike fear into the heart of drivers up and down the country quite like…

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UKs crash for cash hotspots revealed

Last Updated: 14/06/2018

Ten UK cities have been revealed as hotspots for fraudulent crash for cash schemes, with Birmingham taking the top spot. Data…

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Men are still paying more for car insurance than women

Last Updated: 26/06/2018

Despite five years of EU legislation designed to level the playing the car insurance playing field, men are still paying…

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Everything you need to know about electric cars

Last Updated: 13/06/2018

With new diesel and petrol vehicles set to be banned in the UK from 2040, is it time for us…

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Tempcover poll reveals startling statistics about tired driving

Last Updated: 21/06/2018

Driving while tired There are many hazards drivers face when getting behind the wheel but one that’s often overlooked is…

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Car seat laws in the UK are changing

Last Updated: 13/06/2018

What’s changing? From the 1st March, new baby car seat laws come into effect and it could have a huge…

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Tempcover.com wins 2017 Queens Award

Last Updated: 31/07/2018

We are delighted to announce that we have recently been awarded the 2017 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation…

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Winter driving tips

Last Updated: 28/09/2018

With the clocks going back, the nights are drawing in and the start of the cold, icy and windy weather…

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Car insurance premiums rise again

Last Updated: 13/06/2018

Annual car insurance premiums have risen by an average of £110 in the last 12 months according to insurance comparison…

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Tough new penalties for drivers using mobile phones

Last Updated: 14/06/2018

From today, 1st March 2017, drivers face a range of new penalties if caught using a mobile phone behind the…

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What to do if you break down

Last Updated: 28/09/2018

If your car breaks down while you’re on the road, it can not only be incredibly frustrating but it can…

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Car insurance costs cut but its not good news for everyone

Last Updated: 13/06/2018

The seemingly never-ending rise in car insurance prices could be coming to a screeching stop thanks to proposed government changes….

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FAQs about impounded vehicles

Last Updated: 26/09/2018

Having your vehicle impounded can be a scary experience, not only do you risk losing your vehicle, but many of…

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