Is it Illegal to Eat While Driving in Australia?

Is it Illegal to Eat While Driving in Australia?

Is it illegal to eat while driving in Australia? Let’s say you’re reading this while getting ready for work. You’re wondering ‘is it OK to eat my cornflakes when I’m driving to the office?’. Or ‘am I allowed to down that freshly brewed flat white as I commute to my boardroom meeting?’. The answer is … Read more

How Much is My Car Worth?

woman googles 'how much is my car worth?'

Planning on insuring, selling or trading in your car? You’ll no doubt be asking the internet ‘how much is my car worth?’ And, we imagine, hoping for the best (read: highest) possible answer. As it happens, there are several ways to value your car, depending on what you’re planning. You may want to try a … Read more

Spring Cleaning a Car is Easy – 5 Tips

kids spring cleaning a car

Spring has sprung! You may not be driving as often with the latest lockdowns, but that’s no reason to spend less time with your car. Spring cleaning a car has its perks, perhaps even more so now…. For example, the weather’s not too hot or too cold to comfortably wipe, wash and de-clutter your car, … Read more

What is the Replacement Value of My Car for Total Loss?

woman wonders “what is the replacement value of my car”

If you’re wondering “what is the replacement value of my car” – the good news is it’s largely up to you, as long as you’re insured. You select a car replacement value option when you purchase a comprehensive car insurance policy. If, however, you’ve written off your car without an insurance policy that’s bad news. … Read more

Car Scratch Repair Tips for DIY Drivers

A woman worries about car scratch repair costs.

Car scratch repair costs a pretty penny – enough to make most of us sigh out loud. And unfortunately there are oodles of daily opportunities for our immaculate paint jobs to get scuffed and scratched… They range from parking in tight spots and scraping walls (or worse, other cars), to car accidents and vandalism. Sometimes … Read more

Car Hail Protector: Choose & Use Correctly

A car hail protector can save you thousands in car costs from hail.

Ever considered the difference a car hail protector can make to your car – and your bank balance – in the face of fast-moving hailstones? Or even big, pludonky hail chunks? (technical term) In Australia, hail causes more physical and financial damage than other serious thunderstorm weather. If your car is unprotected while parked it’s at risk … Read more

A Car Insurance Endorsement Could Save You Money

This driver is saving money by updating her policy with a car insurance endorsement.

Did you know a car insurance endorsement could save you money? What’s more, many people believe they can only make insurance endorsements at policy renewal time. Or when they change insurance companies. Thankfully, this is incorrect – you can do so at any time. At PD Insurance, we complete insurance endorsements every day because we … Read more

Sea Air vs Car: Protecting Your Car from (as)Salt

Humid sea air can corrode your car’s metal frame 10 times faster than dry air.

Sea air vs car sounds like the name of two adversaries in a game of Mortal Combat – and that’s just what it is. Your car’s paint job and metal frame stand to be defeated by the seemingly gentle and translucent Australian ocean breeze. Humid sea air can corrode your car’s metal frame 10 times faster … Read more

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