This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 13):
|GPS trackers could transform car insurance pricing|
|31st May 2012|
|The car insurance industry could be transformed by installing GPS trackers in policyholders' vehicles, according to a leading expert.|
Carlton Boyce, freelance motoring journalist, explained that the devices can be used to monitor a driver's behaviour, looking at their speed, acc...
|Lower drink-drive limit 'good news' for Scotland|
|31st May 2012|
|Road safety charity Brake has welcomed news that Scotland plans to prioritise its efforts to lower the drink-drive limit.|
Justice secretary Kenny MacAskill has proposed to lower the current limit from 80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood to 50mg. It is expected it will be brought into act...
|Road safety vastly improved|
|29th May 2012|
|With Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee fast approaching next weekend, the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has taken the opportunity to look at how road safety has changed over her reign.|
When the Queen took the throne 60 years ago in 1952 roads were much more dangerous. Around...
|Take corners safely this summer|
|29th May 2012|
|Motorists should revise their cornering technique to keep themselves safe on the road this summer.|
Driver training specialist Institute of Advance Mortorists (IAM) Drive & Survive has explained how to take bends in the road properly to ensure a smooth turning with minimal amount of ...
|Classic cars owners should get the 'right car insurance'|
|25th May 2012|
|Classic car collectors should ensure that their prized vehicles have the right car insurance to guarantee that they are fully protected.|
It is best to have a very comprehensive coverage to give motorists piece of mind, even if the vintage vehicle may be irreplaceable.
|British drivers don't check car oil|
|23rd May 2012|
|Three-quarters of British drivers do not know how to check their car's oil, according to a leading oil firm.|
Oil checks are a vital element of vehicle maintenance that, if neglected, can cause a lot of damage to the engine.
ExxonMobil surveyed over 1,000 motorists, also...
|Hay fever sufferers risk car accidents|
|18th May 2012|
|Motorists that dread the summer for its pollen and subsequent runny noses and sneezing fits put their lives at risk when behind the wheel, according to new research.|
The study by research firm One Poll found a third of British drivers would get behind the wheel of a car after taking ant...
|UK motorways 'not safe enough for speed limit increase'|
|17th May 2012|
|British motorways are not safe enough for the proposed increase in speed limit, a report by the Road Safety Foundation (RSF) has found.|
The government intends to raise the current legal limit from 70mph to 80mph, but RSF believes this will greatly increase the number and severity of acc...
|Telematics to drive insurance premiums down for young drivers?|
|15th May 2012|
|Telematics, which is also known as black box technology, could help bring down car insurance premiums for young drivers, according to the RAC.|
They are small devices placed inside a policyholder's car that measures driving variables such as speed, acceleration, braking as well as th...
|Motorists should prepare their vehicles for long journeys|
|12th May 2012|
|Motorists that are embarking upon a particularly long journey should ensure their vehicle is fully prepped to minimise the number of stops and improve road safety.|
One of the most simple and important checks to make is a car's tyre pressure and tread, according to Robert Gifford, th...