Laws of Motoring

Laws of Motoring

In this section, you'll find an extensive guide to the laws that affect you as a motorist. This includes a look at the rules of the road as found in the Highway Code, along with the documentation that you must have in order to drive, such as a drivers licence, tax disc, insurance and vehicle registration certificate (V5C). There's also information on what happens if you get onto the wrong side of the law, with advice on endorsements, penalty points and disqualification.

The Highway Code
Essential reading for all road users ...
Vehicle Registration Certificate
Learn about the vehicle registration certificate (V5C) or logbook, including advice on how to inform DVLA of any changes to your personal or vehicle details, and how to apply for a replacement document ...
Vehicle Number Plate
 
MOT
A handy guide to putting your car through its MOT, including some basic pre-MOT checks that can help to prevent your car from failing ...
Road Tax
A look at the Vehicle Excise Licence (vehicle tax disc), including information on tax bands and how to renew your disc ...
Insurance
Protecting your car against the unexpected ...
Traffic Accidents
Essential advice on what to do if you are involved in a car accident, along with tips on making a claim to your insurance company ...
Driver Licensing
A handy guide to applying for a driving licence, changing your details and renewing your licence at 70 ...
Endorsements & Disqualifications
A guide to the range of penalties you can incur if you are convicted of a motoring offence ...