Ask Honest John

Most recently answered young drivers questions
My daughter is doing her driving test and the cars she is looking at are the Fiat 500, Ford Ka, Toyota Aygo and Renault Clio? Are any of these good? I need it to be reliable for going to university. I...
My 19 year old son is just about to qualify as a carpenter and needs a van because he will be self-employed. Please can you advise the best type of van insurance company who specialise in young drivers...
When applying for insurance, is it necessary to insure at the address where you will live for a year? Or is it okay to register it at your permanent address where your driving license is registered (parents'...
My daughter has just passed her driving test but will be going to University in about 4 months time. We tried to add her name to our car insurance policy which runs out in August but our current insurer...
I have an 18 year old daughter 18 and 17 year old so, both with provisional licenses. I want to put them on the insurance policy so that they can learn to drive the family car (a diesel Vauxhall Zafira...
What cars would you recommend for my 18 year old son? He's starting an apprenticeship this autumn and will need a reliable car to get there and back. The annual mileage will be approximately 18,500, most...
A female friend, in her first year of driving, had her car damaged in a works carpark by a male colleague. He accepted responsibility and it was agreed that it would be cheaper for both parties if her...
I'm looking to buy the safest car for a young and newly qualified driver. Cars with autonomous breaking would appeal ideal - which (if any) would you recommend? Cost is important.
I'm looking to buy my 19-year-old daughter a car with the lowest running costs (insurance and road tax). We car share, so I will also be a named driver. The car will not be used commuting and social journeys...
What's the best car for a 17 year old? The budget is £1000.
 

Value my car