This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 13):
|Drivers 'replacing cars after accidents'|
|14th August 2013|
|Motorists across the UK are utilising insurance payouts to replace their vehicle after it has been involved in an accident even if it has suffered only minor damage, new figures from Helphire have shown.|
The results were based on the responses of 1,500 drivers involved in accidents over the...
|One in 20 Brits involved in traffic accidents|
|8th August 2013|
|New figures from the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) have highlighted the shocking number of Britons who claim to have been involved in a road traffic accident during 2012.|
According to research published by the organisation, 5.2 per cent of the adult population - 2.4 million people -...
|Motorists return to the pumps in June|
|26th July 2013|
|Following several months of drops in fuel consumption as a result of the ongoing high cost of petrol and diesel, new figures from the AA have highlighted a return to relative normality for fuel sales across the country in June.|
According to the organisation's latest data, purchases by v...
|ABI offers summer driving tips|
|24th July 2013|
|The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has offered a range of simple tips that can help motorists up and down the country survive the heat wave.|
With temperatures soaring across the country - albeit tempered by thunder and lightning in some places over recent days - this year's summe...
|Summer driving advice for travellers|
|19th July 2013|
|With schools breaking up across the country and the hot weather seeming likely to last for the next few weeks at least, more and more families will be heading out on the roads as they embark on summer vacations.|
With this in mind, the AA has published new research highlighting the number of...
|£30bn investment for London roads|
|11th July 2013|
|A new £30 billion investment in improvements for transport infrastructure in London has been announced by mayor Boris Johnson.|
Published as part of the mayor's Roads Task Force (RTF) report, the project aims to deliver a London transport network fit for the 21st century, including...
|Drug-driving offence to be introduced|
|10th July 2013|
|The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced the introduction of a new offence for motorists aimed at weeding out the individuals who feel it is appropriate to flout the law and drive while under the influence of drugs.|
Roads minister Stephen Hammond stated drug-driving is an issue that...
|Older drivers 'are safest behind the wheel'|
|21st June 2013|
|Drivers aged between 50 and 60 are the safest on the UK's roads, according to new findings.|
A report from Aviva has revealed that three in four British motorists rate their driving abilities as above average, with young men most likely to class themselves as 'excellent' behind t...
|New fines for uninsured drivers 'don't go far enough'|
|19th June 2013|
|The government has been urged to get tougher on people who drive without car insurance, despite the recent reforms announced by transport minister Stephen Hammond.|
Earlier this month, Mr Hammond revealed that the fixed penalty for driving an uninsured vehicle is set to increase from £...
|New fixed penalties for careless driving|
|5th June 2013|
|UK motorists found to be breaking careless driving laws in the UK are now set to be subject to on-the-spot fines of £100.|
Transport minister Stephen Hammond announced this week that new legislation will introduce fines for motorists found to be driving in a dangerous manner on the UK&...