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Will RAC tow my car to garage without me?
If your breakdown cover includes ‘At Home’ cover, yes you can. We’ll come out to you on your driveway and try to fix you there and then. If we can’t, we’ll tow you to a local garage for repair (within 10 miles of your home).

How long can I keep a courtesy car?
Courtesy car rules depend on the terms of your policy. For example, some could enable you to have a car for as long as your car is in the garage. Some policies might specify a limit to how many days or weeks you can have the courtesy car – even if your car is likely to be out of action for much longer.

Is it worth buying a Category S car?
A Category S (or Cat S) car is one that has suffered structural damage, but is still repairable. Even if it is repaired, the car’s salvage category remains with the vehicle for life, which reduces its appeal for many drivers and makes it worth less when it comes to sell it on.

What is Q on driving licence?
If you see category Q on your licence you can drive 2-wheeled and 3-wheeled vehicles without pedals: With an engine size not more than 50cc if it is powered by an internal combustion engine. With a maximum design speed not more than 25km/h (15.5mph).

Do you get the car after hire purchase?
Coronavirus and car payments Hire purchase is a way to finance buying a new or used car. You (usually) pay a deposit and pay off the value of the car in monthly instalments, with the loan secured against the car. This means you don’t own the vehicle until the last payment is made.

Who pays for hire car after accident UK?
A credit hire company pays for the cost of you hiring a replacement vehicle while yours is being fixed, and pays for the cost of repairs. The company then claims back these costs from the insurance company of the other driver who is at fault in the accident.

Is it illegal to sleep in a car park UK?
You can stop for a nap in a car park as long as overnight parking is allowed, but check you’re not going to be charged an exorbitant hourly fee for taking forty winks. And keep an eye out for any signs saying the car park is closed between certain hours – you don’t want to end up locked in.

What is the best excuse to appeal a parking ticket?
You were parked correctly. The parking signs or road markings were unclear. There was no way to pay. You were charged too much. You weren’t driving when the ticket was issued. You couldn’t get back to your car. Your car broke down. You were only just out of time.

Is it illegal to block a driveway with a dropped kerb?
Parking across a dropped kerb is a parking contravention for which a Penalty Charge Notice can be issued. In Havering we only give fines for “unfriendly” parking across a dropped kerb. This means if you park in across a dropped kerb you are committing an offence unless you have permission.

How quickly do you get a courtesy car?
In a lot of cases, you’ll be able to drive out with your courtesy car on the same day as you bring in your car for repairs. As long as the garage has a courtesy car available, it shouldn’t take too long at all.

Can you call green flag for a flat TYRE?
Green Flag will always come to your assistance, no matter what. But with flat tyres some people prefer to change wheels themselves. Here’s what to do if you do suffer a puncture. As soon as you notice you have a flat tyre, slow down and find a safe place to stop off the road that’s on a stable, flat surface.

How bad is Category N damage?
Category N has no structural damage, with just bodywork or ‘bolt-on’ parts requiring attention. Both can be repaired, but category N will present fewer potential headaches.

Do I need CBT if I have Category A?
You can ride up to 125cc with a valid CBT certificate. (or a full motorcycle licence category A) A 250cc motorcycle will required a full motorcycle licence.

Do I have to pay for a hire car?
In the majority of cases, a deposit is required if you want to hire a car. This deposit is used to cover any insurance excess that you might need to pay if the car is damaged during the car hire period.

Why are hire cars more expensive?
The price rises are mainly caused by car rental companies having sold off much of their stock of vehicles during the pandemic as demand collapsed. Now, with people taking holidays again, they are trying to rebuild their fleets, but a global shortage of semi-conductors means they are paying more for new vehicles.

Do you have to pay for BMW SOS?
BMW Roadside Assistance is available for four years from the original in-service date of your new BMW, or up to six years for Certified Pre-Owned BMWs. There are no mileage limitations and no separate costs to you.

What is the 10 minute grace period for private car parks?
10 minute grace period This is to allow you a reasonable period after your parking time has finished to leave the car park. If you weren’t given this grace period, you may be able to challenge the charge. See the later section If you do not agree that you owe the parking charge for more information.

Can you have a car towed for parking in front of your house UK?
In exceptional cases, the police, the local council or the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) can clamp or get cars towed away on private land. The police, the local council or the DVLA can clamp and tow away cars or other vehicles parked illegally on roads or public land.

Is it illegal to park on a dropped kerb?
Put simply, if you park in a part of a road where there is a dropped kerb you are committing an offence UNLESS you have the permission of the owner of the property, or properties, using that dropped kerb.

What to do if your car breaks down in the middle of the road UK?
call 999 immediately. The emergency services can alert us, so we can close motorway lanes and send other help as required, such as a Traffic Officer. Tell the operator if you’re disabled and/or a vulnerable motorist such as an older person or travelling alone.

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