Is it okay to buy or sell a written-off vehicle?

The term ‘written-off’ strikes fear into the budding motorist, but what can it actually mean, and is it okay to buy or sell a written-off vehicle?

What type of car insurance should you get?

Ferrari v Lamborghini, Ford v Holden, BMW v Mercedes. Much is made of the type and brand of cars we buy, but what about the types and brands of car insurance?