This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 28):
|Exercise caution when changing lanes |
|24th September 2011|
|Drivers can avoid needing to make a claim on their car insurance and causing an accident if they take a couple of seconds to check blind-spots before switching lanes.|
Accident Exchange has warned that too many collisions occur on the nation's roads because people are not taking the time...
|Effective training to lower car insurance? |
|22nd September 2011|
|Young drivers could be entitled to lower car insurance premiums if the industry implements measures to make the roads safer, a research group has suggested.|
Defaqto explained that by giving young drivers more training in how to travel safely, the number of incidents involving their cars may...
|Ignored speed limits put road users at risk |
|21st September 2011|
|Motorists are putting themselves and other road users at risk by failing to acknowledge speed limits, Cleveland and Durham Police have warned.|
The force's Specialist Operations Unit recently participated in a Europe-wide initiative that aimed to highlight just how many people do not adh...
|Women risk car insurance claims with makeup routines |
|20th September 2011|
|Many female drivers are at risk of having to make a claim on their car insurance by applying makeup behind the wheel, new research shows.|
A quarter (23 per cent) of those polled by Diamond said they apply makeup while driving, with 16 per cent of them crashing or having a near-miss as a res...
|Parents pass on bad driving habits to kids |
|17th September 2011|
|Many youngsters are demonstrating bad driving habits when they get behind the wheel of their cars, which have largely been adopted from their parents, research shows.|
Carried out by Axa, the study found that 18 to 30-year-olds are three times as likely to have points on their licence or a c...
|Motorists benefit from greater car insurance choice |
|14th September 2011|
|There are more comprehensive car insurance policies for drivers to choose from than ever before, new data from Defaqto has suggested.|
Since 2004, there has been a 40 per cent rise in availability, increasing from 150 seven years ago to 211 in the present day.
Mike Powell, Defaqto...
|Worst places for uninsured cars revealed |
|13th September 2011|
|The West Midlands and West Yorkshire are the two locations in the UK with the highest proportion of uninsured drivers, new statistics have revealed.|
Taking up 17 out of the top 20 postcodes, the MIB revealed that efforts must get underway to encourage residents of these areas to take out ca...
|Referral fee ban expected to lower car insurance |
|10th September 2011|
|A ban on referral fees in personal injury cases should lead to a decline in car insurance prices, as motorists will no longer be paying out for costly court cases.|
It has been announced by the Ministry of Justice that referral fees will be stamped out in a bid to prevent people from taking ...
|Car insurance to be investigated by OFT |
|9th September 2011|
|The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has issued a call for evidence over the rising cost of car insurance, amid concerns that it is becoming unaffordable for many motorists.|
Over the next five weeks, interested parties are being asked to submit evidence to the body, which plans on publishing it...
|Assess quality of policy when buying car insurance online |
|7th September 2011|
|Anyone buying car insurance over the internet needs to make sure they look closely at what a policy offers before signing up, Defaqto has said.|
Although online prices may seem attractive, the worry of buying car insurance in this way is that there is no one available to give professional gu...