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I hit a parked car recently. The owner didn't call the police. A week later she brings a receipt from a body shop trying to make me pay her £500 for repairs. I'm on a fixed income. What should I do?
I'm looking for a second car that I can insure my 19-year-old son on. My wife insists the car must be automatic and 5-door (as she will also use it). I can see that very few 1-litre cars are autos. What's...
I'd like to fit run-flat tyres to Mitsubishi ASX. The standard tyres size is 225/55/18 but run-flats don't come in that size. My local tyre dealer recommends 245/45/18 which are available as run-flats....
Do I have to inform my insurer if I have a tow bar fitted? It will be only for a small two-wheeled trailer.
Last year I lost a hubcap on my car on the motorway and caused damage to the car behind me where we exchanged details. I informed my insurance company and now at renewal, I find my insurance class has...
I've been diagnosed with sleep apnea and need a machine to aid breathing at night. The sleep nurse said I'd need to inform the DVLA within three months. Do I need to inform my insurer? Is there anything...
I currently have a private car for sale which is attracting some attention from motor traders. If they insisted on a test drive, would they be insured fully comp?
My wife had a non-fault personal injury accident some time back and obviously contacted her insurance company. Her insurance company in turn put her in touch with a Claims Management Company who (from...
I will no longer be self-employed and am retiring. Will my car insurance be more? I am 77.
My 18-year-old son has been a named driver on our car insurance for 18 months or so without incident. He recently started a job as a delivery driver for Waitrose, driving a Sprinter van. He works part...
 

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