Essex: Major drop in dodgy car dealer complaints

COMPLAINTS made to Trading Standards about dodgy car dealers have fallen dramatically.

The Essex County Council-run team has reported a 43 per cent decrease in calls about the most-complained about dealers.

Officers have attributed the fall to its successful Don’t Be Taken for a Ride campaign and information leaflet.

For advice on buying a second-hand car visit essex.gov.uk/TradingStandards and to find an approved trader call 0845 40 40 506 or visiy buywithconfidence.gov.uk.

If you have a complaint about a second-hand car call the Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline on 08454 040506 or visit adviceguide.org.uk.

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