Six reasons why the proposed MOT changes are a horrible idea

Yesterday, the government started a consultation on reducing the frequency of MOTs. As things stand, a new car needs to have its first MOT after three years, and thereafter the car must be MOT’d once a year. The government is considering (a) extending the new-car MOT period to four years and (b) increasing the time… read more

Things to look forward to in 2023. No, really.

At first glance, 2023 doesn’t look like an appealing prospect. Everyone’s on strike, the weather is permanently mental, and prices are squeezing many of us like a 500-lb gorilla. Wouldn’t it be best just to fast-forward to 2024? Probably, but that hasn’t stopped us looking for some silver linings in the year ahead. C’mon, let’s… read more