This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 11):
|How to get the best possible deal on car insurance|
|17th February 2015|
|If you're a driver, you've got to have car insurance - there's no way around it. But while you have to take out cover, there's no need to pay over the odds.|
Taking these car insurance tips into consideration can help you secure the c...
|Cost of motor insurance has fallen over last 2 years|
|3rd February 2015|
|The average motor insurance premium has fallen by almost £50 over the last two years, it has been reported.|
According to the Association of British Insurers (ABI), the average price paid by motorists for private comprehensive cover was down by four per cent in 2014 compared to the pre...
|Motorists admit to driving with vehicle problems|
|23rd January 2015|
|It's important to take vehicle maintenance seriously no matter what time of year - but perhaps even more so during winter when the roads are lined with ice. But according to a new survey, an increasing number of drivers do not make or don't know how to carry out basic and essential safety ch... |
|Insurance trackers are 'insecure'|
|21st January 2015|
|A number of insurance firms have provided motorists with tiny devices designed to track driving habits and price premiums. But according to a security expert, such technology is insecure and could leave vehicles vulnerable to hijack.|
US company Progressive Insurance has handed its SnapShot ...
|Half of Brits won't travel in a driverless car|
|9th January 2015|
|With new autonomous vehicles set to be trialled on public roads in selected towns and cities across the country later this month, new research reveals that almost half (48 per cent) of British consumers would refuse to be a passenger in a driverless car.|
The survey of 1,000 UK adults, condu...
|Older motorists 'more likely to get distracted'|
|29th December 2014|
|Older drivers, who are typically regarded as being safer than their younger counterparts, are more likely to encounter a road traffic accident if they attempt to text while driving - a new study has suggested.|
While it might be true that mature motorists are better drivers in many circumsta...
|Alcohol detection devices favoured by motorists|
|22nd December 2014|
|Almost 84 per cent of UK motorists would support the introduction of drink-driving vehicle immobilisers, according to a new survey.|
The research, conducted by National Windscreens, forms part of an ongoing programme to investigate awareness and attitudes towards technology innovations desig...
|Are old cars responsible for fatal crashes among teenagers?|
|19th December 2014|
|Over the past few years, around half of road traffic fatalities among teenagers in the US have involved vehicles that are more than a decade old, according to research.|
Previous studies have shown that teenagers tend to drive older or smaller cars. Such vehicles are deemed 'less safe...
|One in four UK employees admit to working under the influence|
|9th December 2014|
|One in four UK workers have admitted to coming into work while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, according to a new poll.|
The survey of 1,500 employees, conducted by employment law experts ELAS, revealed that people who worked in London were most likely to enter the workplace intoxic...
|Dundee drivers failed to pay parking fines|
|14th November 2014|
|Dundee City Council is owed thousands of pounds due to the number of motorists who have failed to pay their parking fines.|
Last year, 23,180 parking tickets were issued to drivers across the city. But as of last month, 3,042 still hadn't been paid, amounting to an outstanding balance to...