The ACCUK Motoring Blog

Here at ACC UK Ltd, we like to bring you handy hints and tips on how to maintain your Volvo or Toyota and how to save money on your annual car running costs. We also like to keep you informed of changes to laws relating to driving and car ownership.

Haggle on breakdown cover at renewal 



  • Tuesday, October 09, 2012
On expiry, don't just accept the renewal price. Many firms quote highly-inflated costs which are easily beatable by asking for the deals given to new customers. A poll conducted in July 2011 on battering down costs showed haggling success rates are huge. 73% of AA customers and 59% of RAC customers  Read more...

Young drivers can avoid £1,000s in insurance costs

  • Thursday, October 04, 2012
ACC UK Ltd says that young drivers can avoid £1,000s in insurance costs with specialist policies if they take a look around and see what’s on offer in the market place. Research shows that the average insurance quote for a 17-22 year old male is £3,200!! Often way more  Read more...

Check your photo driving licence expiry or risk £1k fine!


  • Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Photo card licences first came into force during 1998, and by April of 2012, approximately 1.7 million of these licenses became out of date, this information is courtesy of the DVLA. They go on to report that around another 2.3 million will become out of date throughout the rest of 2012 Read more...
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