Useful Automotive Links

Online forms, V5 Application, refund of road tax

http://www.dvla.gov.uk/forms.aspx

Online insurance brokers


www.confused.com
www.motor-insurance.uk.net
www.budgetinsurance.com
www.autodirect.co.uk
www.norwichunion.com
www.diamond.co.uk
www.insure.co.uk
www.4insurance.co.uk
www.axamotor.co.uk


www.elephant.co.uk
www.esure.co.uk
www.theinsurancecentre.co.uk
www.xpgroup.com
www.planetinsurance.net
www.ladymotor.com
www.rightquote.co.uk
www.insuranceferret.co.uk
www.bargain-bucket.com
www.insurancewide.com

www.churchill.co.uk
www.admiral.com
www.screentrade.co.uk
www.swiftcover.com Came out cheaper than using confused.com when I used them!
http://www.adrianflux.co.uk/ NOTE: Adrian flux will not quote if you are unemployed

With just a Registration number, get some vehicle details

http://www.vehiclecheck.co.uk/

Now there is no paper disk to give you a visual indicator you have to plumb a registration and model into here, helpfully you now can see how much MOT is left as well.
https://www.gov.uk/check-vehicle-tax

✗ Untaxed Tax due: 01 April 2014
✗ No MOT Expired: 10 August 2014

New keepers must get tax before using the vehicle.
If you have taxed, made a SORN or had a MOT it can take up to 5 days for these details to be shown above.
Vehicle details

Vehicle make
MORRIS
Date of first registration
01 November 1978
Year of manufacture
1978
Cylinder capacity (cc)
1798cc
CO₂Emissions
Not available
Fuel type
PETROL
Vehicle status
Not taxed
Vehicle colour
GREY
Vehicle type approval
Not available
Wheelplan
2 AXLE RIGID BODY
Revenue weight
1391kg

And lastly, you can see if a car is insured, free if it is your car.

www.askmid.com

This one will give you all sorts of info from a number plate including Chassis Number:

http://www.autotekelectronics.com/

Registration Number: Make: Model Year
MK05PBO FIAT PANDA 2005
Fuel Type Transmission Type Engine Size Engine Code
PETROL MANUAL 1.2L 2698809
Chassis Number:
ZFA16900000366955