Win a Set of Tyres and Free Fitting

Win a set of tyres and fitting or one of 10 tread depth gauges.

We’ve teamed up with Davanti Tyres to bring you this great competition to win a set of tyres and free fitting for yours or another car. To enter fill in the form below and answer one simple question (which is even easier if you’ve read our ‘Car Tyre Safety Guide‘). For an added chance to […]

Car Tyre Safety Guide – How to stay safe and avoid points and fines.

When it comes to road safety, tyres are one of the most important parts of your car, having the right rubber is vitally important in both staying safe and avoiding huge fines and potentially losing your licence. We've enlisted the help of tyre specialists Davanti to make sure you're getting the best advice possible. Plus we're [...]
Insurance Choice Award Winner

Collingwood Win Best Specialist Insurance Provider Award

Collingwood Insurance Services UK Ltd has won the 2018 Insurance Choice Award for Best Specialist Insurance Provider. On Thursday the 4th October 2018, Collingwood snapped up the award for Best Specialist Insurance Provider.  Everyone at Collingwood is very excited to win this prestigious accolade, which just wouldn't have been possible without the support and votes from [...]
Progress road mmap

Free Learner Driver Progress Tracker

When you're learning to drive its a good idea to keep track of your progress, to help with this, we've put together a handy download that lets you record what you've covered with your instructor, in private practice and log all of your driving hours and distance. The progress tracker is based on the recommended [...]
Essential Summer Driving Tips

Essential Guide to Summer Driving

Apart from accidentally getting burnt in the garden, cooking sausages to within an inch of their lives and declaring that they aren't burnt just 'properly cooked'. The summer has some potentially unexpected effects on driving; we cover off the most common things that could put a dampener on this great weather. Overheating Cars are designed to [...]
How to get Cheap Learner Driver Insurance

10 Tips That Learner Drivers Need to Know Before Buying Insurance

If you're looking for cheap learner driver insurance, there are a couple of key points you need to be aware of when it comes to getting insurance quotes and purchasing your first insurance policy. 1. Duration This may sound a little strange, but the lowest prices aren't always the cheapest option in the long run. [...]
Learner drivers on motorways

Motorway Driving Demystified

The news rules came into effect on 4th June 2018, allowing learner drivers in a dual-control car with L-plates to now practice driving on motorways in England, Scotland and Wales under the supervision of an approved driving instructor. This is to ensure you as a learner driver know how to use the motorways safely. Before [...]
Summer Driving Tips

Summer Driving Tips

Make the most of the beautiful weather with Collingwood. Use your car for lessons, to practice in and to take your test. Just remember to tell us as soon as you pass your driving test! Motorbikes and Bicycles The number of bikes of both varieties will be at their highest in the summer, watch out […]

Top 10 reasons people fail their driving test

Top 10 Reasons People Fail the British Driving Test

If you’re getting ready to take your test or just starting out, then learning how to avoid the Top 10 Potential Pitfalls could help you get gain your full driving licence that bit sooner! We’ve been talking to the nice chaps over at Safe Driving For Life who have compiled the list and created some amusing videos to illustrate the most […]

5 things you might not know about learner insurance

5 things you might not know about our insurance

If you’ve just joined us or have been practising for a little while we thought we’d let you know about a 5 cool features of Collingwood Learner Driver Insurance. It may help you get more practice and gain more experience in the car specified on your policy. The learner can use the insured car for driving lessons. […]