10 car insurance myths busted

6. Charging a colleague petrol money for a lift to work might invalidate my insurance




As long as you are not making a profit from providing a lift your insurance should be perfectly valid. However, you need to ensure that your car is covered for commuting.

Most policies have social, domestic and pleasure use, some will have commuting too. However, if this is all you have you cannot use your car in connection with work, such as going to appointments or making deliveries. For this you will require extra cover