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  • Vehicle History Check

    The used car you are looking to purchase may have a hidden past, which you will never know of unless you opt for a MyVehicle.ie car history report. Doing this will help you confidently purchase a used car knowing it is safe and legal to drive. Here are a few details that our used car check report will help you...

  • Irishwoman was the first person in history to die in a car accident 1869

    In memory of Mary Ward It is said that death by car accident is the 9th leading cause of death today with 1.2m people dying in car crashes worldwide each year.Modern statistics have revealed that about 40% of fatal collisions are due to excessive speed, and closly following on from that is alcohol consumption contributes to 38% of deaths. But...

  • MyVehicle.ie continues to provide essential car history to potential vehicle buyers

    MyVehicle.ie is Ireland's premier vehicle history checking website offering free car identity checks and also invaluable paid vehicle reports to individuals and other prospective buyers of vehicles. MyVehicle.ie is helping thousands of Irish motorists make more informed decisions. The vehicle history check expert website is going from strength to strength and is fast becoming the go-to website for...

  • Marilyn Monroe's Thunderbird to go on auction

    Marilyn Monroe's Thunderbird is going to auction and could fetch as much as $500,000 The two-seater convertible which was owned by Marilyn Monroe is going up for auction in November and could be worth up to half a million dollars. Marilyn owned the 1956 raven black Ford Thunderbird, for six years until shortly before her death in 1962, is...

  • Write-off Categories in the UK Explained

    UK Write-off Categories When any vehicle is involved in an accident or has been damaged and reported to an insurer, the accident report which the insurance company undertakes through inspection by a vehicle assessor will determine what category the vehicle is placed in. The categories are based on the damage and the financial outlay that would be required to...

  • Do you REALLY need a used car history check report?

    When in the market for buying a used vehicle, there can seem to be an overwhelming amount of stuff to do. You have to do your research, make your lists, physically go out looking around in different dealerships, take test drives, get insurance, find financing and so on. With all this necessary work that has to be done when...


  • Vehicle Write Off Categories Explained

    Vehicle Write Off Categories explained When a vehicle is written off by an Insurance Company, they will make a record of the Write Off and notify The Department of Transport. There are 4 levels of insurance write off categories which are allocated when an insurer declines to repair a vehicle following an accident or other damage. These are allocated as...

  • New UK Vehicle Write-off Categories Explained

    Origins of the ‘Write-off’ Category Designation Many are familiar with the terms ‘Write-off’ or ‘Written-off’ when it comes to cars. From the expression itself, we can ascertain that this must have originally been an expression uses for accounting purposes. The original definition of the expression ‘written-off’ or ‘to write-off’ something comes from the world of accountancy but for a long...

  • What is a Car History Check?

    What is a vehicle history check and is it really worth it? Every day in Ireland there are many people who unknowingly buy used cars that have either been previously written off, damaged, stolen, clocked or under finance! On first look, everything may initially seem fine with these vehicles and many new owners are unaware of any outstanding and historical...