Owning a car

Owning a car brings with it convenience and pleasure but also a number of responsibilities and some basic administration.

Owning a car brings with it convenience and pleasure but also a number of responsibilities and some basic administration.

A vehicle must be registered, taxed, insured and roadworthy to drive on the public highway. And looking after your car to a decent standard will not only assist in maintaining its appeal and value, it will also help to keep you and other road users safe.

When using your car, you must of course comply with the law. Most drivers understand the risks and penalties associated with speeding or using a mobile phone but what about eating at the wheel or specific rules when towing?

This section looks at all aspects of owning a vehicle including its safe and legal use, vehicle checks and key documentation.

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