This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 28):
|Potholes expected to take their toll on cars|
|7th December 2010|
|An increase in potholes over the coming months may lead to a rise in car insurance claims, as one site predicts the situation will be worse than that seen at the start of the year.|
The bout of snowy weather experienced at the start of 2010 led to £320 million being paid out in pothole...
|Drink driving will have car insurance implications|
|3rd December 2010|
|People caught drink driving may well find they are unable to get car insurance in the future, an expert has said.|
Many drivers do not realise just how serious an offence it is, explained Neil Greig, director of policy and research at the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).
|Be snow savvy to avoid car insurance claims|
|1st December 2010|
|Drivers need to think carefully about how they navigate roads in snowy conditions to avoid making claims on their car insurance.|
Firstly, they should think about keeping up speed - even if it is just at walking pace - in order to avoid getting stuck, revealed the Institute of Advanced Motor...
|Motorists urged to be prepared as winter comes early|
|23rd November 2010|
|Car insurance will perhaps be more important than ever as wintery weather is set to sweep the nation later this week.|
Met Office predictions show that eastern Scotland and the north-east of England are most prone to snow showers during the second half of this week.
|Stay alert while defrosting vehicles|
|19th November 2010|
|Car insurance may not cover incidents where keys are left in the ignition while the vehicle defrosts, one company has warned.|
Tracker emphasised that if a vehicle is left open to opportunistic thieves, car insurance companies will not look favourably on the situation.
|Winter weather 'will affect drivers'|
|16th November 2010|
|People need to make sure their cars are equipped for dealing with the forthcoming wintery weather, the Highways Agency has emphasised.|
It stressed that by carrying out simple checks on a vehicle, the chances of encountering problems and having to make claims on car insurance are reduced.
|Car insurance a must in autumn driving conditions|
|13th November 2010|
|Autumn is a notoriously difficult season to drive in, suggesting that it has never been as important to take out comprehensive car insurance.|
There are many factors affect motorists at this time of year, the Driving Instructors Association (DIA) said, especially as the sun is lower than usu...
|'Think ahead' to reduce motoring costs|
|27th October 2010|
|Aside from looking for the cheapest car insurance deals, there are other ways in which people can slash the cost of motoring.|
Nigel Underdown, head of transport advice at the Energy Saving Trust, said that simply being more aware of driving conditions can have a real impact.
|Drivers told to be prepared for winter |
|23rd October 2010|
|Car insurance customers should take care to protect their vehicles from damage by bad weather, it has been suggested.|
Simple precautions could save motorists from unnecessary worry as well as financial loss, claimed consumer advice portal Confused.com.
Will Thomas, head of motor at...
|Car insurance becomes more expensive |
|20th October 2010|
|Car insurance premiums for young drivers have increased again, shows new research.|
Recent research conducted by motor expert AA found that car insurance premiums for young drivers have increased by 40 per cent.
The worst off are drivers aged between 17 and 22 years, who have seen p...