This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 11):
|Cars with keyless locking systems are target for thieves|
|24th November 2014|
|High-end cars with keyless security systems are increasingly being targeted by criminal gangs, a UK motoring industry group has reported.|
According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), the thieves are using computerised equipment, intended only for mechanics, that enabl...
|Caravan users 'least favourite' on UK roads|
|20th November 2014|
|Caravan owners are the least popular road users in the UK, according to new research.|
A survey, conducted by specialist claims company Your Legal Friend, questioned 2,000 motorists in Britain to reveal the attitudes towards the nation's road users.
It was found that 40 per cent...
|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...
|Driving licence fees set to fall|
|30th October 2014|
|The cost of obtaining a provisional licence and renewing a driving licence is set to fall, ministers have announced.|
As part of the UK government's plan to deliver savings to the taxpayer, driving licence fees will be reduced by up to 32 per cent, with this new initiative coming into ef...
|How to thief-proof your car|
|29th September 2014|
|Keeping safe while driving on the roads is something that's instilled from the moment we sit behind the wheel; wearing a seatbelt, not drink-driving and complying with speed limits are rules that all drivers are familiar with.|
But not only must we be cautious of our own safety - and tha...
|All you need to know about driving abroad|
|24th September 2014|
|For many people who choose to embark on holidays abroad, taking their vehicle for the journey or hiring a car once they've reached their destination is a main priority, research has suggested.|
The RAC's Driving Abroad report, released earlier this year, revealed that more than half ...
|End of paper tax disc could lead to more unlicensed vehicles|
|22nd September 2014|
|The upcoming end of the paper tax disc could lead to a rise in the number of untaxed vehicles on the roads, that will match the same level of uninsured drivers, a recent survey has suggested.|
From October 1st next month, changes surrounding the paper tax disc will take effect, in that it wi...
|Five things to consider before going self-employed|
|11th September 2014|
|Whether you've just finished university or are looking to make the next step in your career, choosing which route to take can prove tricky. For many, self-employment is a big step in the right direction, but deciding how to go about doing so could be the biggest obstacle.|
According to a...
|Motorists urged not to drink drive|
|8th September 2014|
|As part of a summer drink driving campaign, Humberside police found that over 130 motorists had been drinking before they took to the roads.|
During June and July this year, police officers performed their annual campaign where they set out to test for drink driving. After carrying out 2,155...
|Road safety fears for parents|
|28th August 2014|
|New figures published by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) have highlighted the fears many parents hold that their children could be involved in a serious road accident.|
With ongoing concerns surrounding the proficiency of training for new drivers in the UK, the ABI carried out a su...