Petrol prices crashed to an 18-year low this week.
Falling oil wholesale cost saving are now reaching forecourts and Morrison’s has slashed 12ppl petrol and 8ppl diesel with prices at about 104ppl and 111ppl respectively, says the RAC, which is urging drivers to only go out if vital and support small independent retailers if they can.
National Express timetables will be reduced today after which it will run a limited network of coach services.
Chris Hardy, managing director of National Express UK Coach, said, “Latest Government advice is that people should avoid travelling unless it is essential. We are still operating to be able to help those individuals with essential travel needs and ask all others to follow guidance and not travel unnecessarily.
Motor industry charity Ben.org.uk has seen an escalation in calls for help from those in or laid off from work as the coronavirus develops.
It’s urging those who may need help or advice to first contact them through their website
Telematics insurance pioneer, insurethebox, has taken a major industry step to give young drivers earlier access to the benefits of Protected No Claim Discount.
The new initiative means insurethebox policyholders will be able to protect their No Claim Discount after just one year of driving and bucks the general industry trend of only giving Protected No Claim Discount after 3 or 4 years of no claims.