This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 11):
|Advanced driving courses boost road safety|
|27th June 2012|
|Motorists that choose to go beyond the standard learner test to do an advanced course make for safer drivers, according to new research.|
The study by Jean Hopkin Research Associated revealed that improved awareness of other drivers, road conditions, as well as hazards was evidenced by i...
|Brits encouraged to claim compensation|
|20th June 2012|
|The need to reform the compensation culture in the UK has been highlighted by a new survey that indicates how many Brits are encouraged to seek payments through unsolicited contact, according to a new report.|
A survey commissioned by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) found that ...
|Unlikely causes for company car crashes|
|15th June 2012|
|It's not wet conditions and high-speed motorways that are more likely to cause company car drivers to crash, but rather clear skies, A-roads and car parks, a new report reveals.|
The survey by Total Accident Management found that more than half (53 per cent) of company car accidents ...
|Fewer drivers sent to court for motoring offences|
|14th June 2012|
|The number of motoring offences that have been taken to magistrates' court has dropped by more than a tenth in one year.|
According to figures from the Ministry of Justice's Overview of the Criminal Justice System in 2011 - Motoring statistical tables, around one million cases we...
|Tougher penalties wanted for mobile phone users|
|12th June 2012|
|There should be tougher penalties handed out to mobile phone users so that the punishment is a greater deterrent for potential offenders, according to a new survey of British motorists.|
GEM Motoring Assist conducted the poll, finding that many drivers feel that the current penalty of a &pou...
|North London boroughs have worst roads|
|8th June 2012|
|A pair of boroughs in north London have been revealed as the two areas where roads are in most need of maintenance, according to new data.|
The Department for Transport revealed that 20 per cent of principal roads in Haringey and 17 per cent in Camden are in need of repair.
|Watch out for children over the half-term|
|2nd June 2012|
|As next week's half-term fast approaches, motorists are being cautioned by a road safety charity to slow down for children.|
Brake is urging drivers to watch out for kids on bicycle and foot over the week-long school holiday, as research from the charity reveals the extent of speedin...
|AA seeks to appease victims of uninsured drivers|
|1st June 2012|
|The AA is seeking to address losses faced by car insurance customers involved in collisions with uninsured drivers.|
Estimates suggest collisions with uninsured drivers cost the industry around £380 million per year.
AA insurance is offering customers a new deal that will ...
|A million Brits admit to driving under the influence of drugs|
|1st June 2012|
|Over one million Brits admit to driving under the influence of drugs, according to a leading motoring charity.|
A spokesperson for the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) explained that around 750,000 individuals have driven under the influence of cannabis and 370,000 after taking clas...
|Avoid the temptation to drink and drive this summer|
|1st June 2012|
|The number of drivers who choose to get behind the wheel of a car under the influence of alcohol typically spikes in the summer, with more people tempted to have a drink or two at summer barbeques.|
Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) Drive and Survive head of training Simon Elstow has...