Having car insurance is a legal requirement for motorists, but whether it’s valid or not depends on the accuracy of the information your insurance company holds.
Providing false information or failing to update with changes of circumstance, whether accidentally or not, can invalidate your insurance, meaning your insurer is able to refuse to pay out for claims, or even cancel your policy.
Some types of misinformation may even be classed as fraud and could see you end up in court.
And driving with pets is one of 10 easy-to-make mistakes shared by CarParts4Less.co.uk
“If you are driving with your pet in the car, you are legally required to make sure they are secured” the insurer warns.
“Unsecured pets can make a car more at risk of accidents, as they may distract the driver or even physically get in the way of driving. If you crash with an unsecured pet in the car, it’s likely that your insurance company will refuse to pay for your claim.”