Ask Honest John

Most recently answered write offs questions
I have a my fault claim with car insurance I’ve stated I want my own repairer to do the work. My repairer has sent quote to me and to insurer but it seems really excessive, nearly £4000, an amount that...
i have seen a car on an auction site, which is a police disposal, and down as a cat s, however there is zero damage to the vehicle. Is there any way of having this amended?
Is it sensible to buy a category S car?
If one is involved in a no-fault crash, where the car is written off and where the insurance company offer a cash amount that is well below the value of the vehicle, does one have to take the cash offer...
I'm considering buying a CAT S Tesla Model 3 and I'm aware that insurance may cost more but I have a number of other questions that I'm hoping you might help with: - does the Tesla warranty continue to...
For possible future reference, how can a personal registration be retained if the car is stolen or beyond economic repair after an accident?
My 6 year old 1.4 TSI Golf Estate was damaged by a coach while parked. It has just gone away to be assessed. The damage seems superficial, but it involves multiple panels starting at the bumper and rear...
My car was given a Cat S write-off without any Inspection. Can I request an inspection? Could the Cat S status be cancelled if the inspection results were favourable?
My car was damaged by another driver and they have admitted fault. I have been to the garage and they advise that the car is likely to be written off because of the cost of the repair (it is likely category...
I purchased a car from Cyprus which was sold as a Category B. The car is in pristine condition, full comprehensive insurance with an MoT. The regulations state that if a car is repairable and insurable,...
 

Value my car

Save £75 on Warranty using code HJ75

with MotorEasy

Get a warranty quote

Save 12% on GAP Insurance

Use HJ21 to save on an ALA policy

See offer