February

Who is to blame for my costly supermarket slip-up?

Who is to blame for my costly supermarket slip-up?

Although the forecourt of a supermarket petrol station on the site of a big branch had been gritted, the access road was untreated and I dropped my bike on a patch of ice lurking by a mini-roundabout.

How do I get an insurance refund?

How do I get an insurance refund?

As I was working in Qatar for a while I put my 2013 BMW R1250GS on SORN a month before the insurance ran out and headed to the airport. My UK mail takes several weeks to be forwarded to me, and I’ve...

Van hit me and now driver says I’m to blame!

Van hit me and now driver says I’m to blame!

In December I was overtaking a long lane of stationary traffic as I rode along a long, straight 60mph road with broken white lines in the middle. With no warning a van pulled out of the queue and...

Computer says ‘no’ when I apply for insurance

Computer says ‘no’ when I apply for insurance

I have been living in France for 13 years, but I am now back in the UK. When I went online to get a quote the process stalled at the question ‘number of years licence held‘ as that is more than 20...