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Car ownership
Buying a used car

Many new drivers opt for second-hand when buying their first car - but what should you look out for when you're shopping? We've put together this guide to make sure you make the right purchase for you.

Telematics
How accurate is black box insurance?

Black box insurance monitors your driving – but just how accurate is it? Find out here.

Telematics
How much does it cost to fit a telematics box in my car?

Insurance can be expensive - and nobody wants to pay extra to have their black box installed. So just how much does it cost to fit a telematics device?

Driving tips
Driving with kids: how to avoid distraction

It's important to stay focused while you're driving - but if you've got kids as passengers, it can seem impossible! Read our tips on keep the kids quiet and your focus on the road.

Driving tips
15 tips to help you become a more confident driver

Want to know how to be a more confident driver? Check out these driving confidence tips to get over those nerves and start enjoying your time on the road.

Car ownership
Did you know these 6 simple things could make your car fail its MOT?

Is your car due for an MOT soon? Make sure you do these simple checks before you take it in for testing.

Safe driving
What to do in a breakdown

Breaking down can be scary for anyone - especially if you're not sure what to do. Get clued up with our handy breakdown guide.

Money saving
The best cars to keep new drivers insurance costs low

Looking to buy your first car? WiseDriving has put together a guide on the best cars for new driver insurance. 

Learner driver
Tips for first-time drivers

If you're just about to learn to drive, it can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. Here are a few things that you might want to know before starting your driving lessons to help prepare you for life behind the wheel.

Car ownership
This year's MOT changes explained

Every year, most car owners have to undergo an MOT to find out if their vehicles are still road-worthy. If you’ve been driving for a few years, you’ll likely know the test process off by heart – but it’s about to change. From 20th May, the Driving and Vehicles Standards Agency (DVSA) will be altering the way the MOT test is carried out.