Motoring tips and guides

Two men examining damage in car collision
What a non-fault car insurance claim actually means

Car insurance policies

14 August 2023

If you’re in an accident caused by another driver, you may think that your insurance premiums shouldn’t change. Unfortunately, it’s not always straightforward – here’s what you need to know if you’re in an accident that wasn’t your fault, and what it means to make a ‘non-fault’ claim.

A steering wheel
Seven causes of summer car breakdown and how to solve them

Car maintenance

27 July 2023

From low oil pressure to soft tyres, summer can exacerbate underlying car issues. Here are some common problems to look out for and how you can resolve them.

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Driving in Europe

Driving abroad

13 July 2023

There’s no better way to see Europe than by car. Travel safely post-Brexit with our guide to EU road rules and help keep your road trip stress-free.

Busy street in central London
Clean air zones and how they can affect motorists

Motoring advice

13 July 2023

With the success of London's Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ), we take a look at how they can affect motorists with more councils looking to join the scheme.

Close shot of driver on road
How to claim for pothole damage

Car insurance policies

29 June 2023

What to do if you hit a pothole and how to claim for pothole damage through your insurance or your local council

Asian woman driving a car
Can I drive another car on my insurance?

Car insurance policies

3 April 2023

Find out everything you need to know about insurance for driving someone else’s car with AXA to make sure you’re covered on the road!

Young woman using mobile phone next to her breakdown car on the road
What to do after a car accident

Car insurance policies

28 March 2023

Find out what you should do after a car accident with AXA - from who to call, to what details to take and how to deal with your insurer.

The pros and cons of owning an electric car

Buying or selling a car

23 January 2023

Explore the many benefits of electric cars in our handy guide to the pros and cons of owning an electric vehicle.

A man packing his car roof rack
What are car modifications and do they affect my insurance?

Car insurance policies

20 January 2023

At AXA, we’d like to explain clearly just how much modifications to your car can end up costing you. They may make your car run more smoothly, but are they worth the investment?

Toddler being strapped into his car seat
Choosing the most appropriate car seat for your child

Car and road safety

19 January 2023

With such a wide range of child car seats available, finding the right fit can be a challenge. Narrow down your choices with this helpful guide.

Traffic congestion under warning signs on the m1 motorway
What are smart motorways and how do they work?

Motoring advice

18 January 2023

With technology advancing everything in our lives, in this article we take a look at what smart motorways are and what they could mean for your commute.

Man plugging charger into his electric car
What you need to know about common electric car breakdowns

Car maintenance

17 January 2023

Though it happens less often, electric cars still break down. Luckily, AXA is here to help you understand the ins and outs of electric car breakdowns.