This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 28):
|IAM: Older drivers are safest road users|
|19th January 2010|
|Drivers over the age of 70 are among the safest road users, according to one motoring organisation.|
The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) said this demographic is no more likely to cause a crash than any other, suggesting that retesting older drivers may not be a good decision.
|IAM: Be aware of drink driving limits|
|31st December 2009|
|People need to make sure they know whether they are fit to drive as new year celebrations kick in.|
This is the advice of the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), which identified that it can be particularly difficult to drive as it is on the icy roads.
However, still being under ...
|Beware of festive-filled cars, says website|
|24th December 2009|
|People who have their cars heavily loaded with gifts are reminded that their stopping distances may increase as a result.|
Carsite.co.uk explained that in some cases, vehicles with too much piled inside them could take 25 per cent longer to stop.
Alistair Jeff from the website said:...
|IAM: Be prepared for driving in snow|
|18th December 2009|
|With snow showers expected to fall across the country, it is important for drivers to make sure they are prepared for the changing conditions.|
This is according to the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), which believes people need to do all they can to make journeys less hazardous for th...
|Drivers urged to carry out car checks|
|15th December 2009|
|It is important for motorists to check their vehicles before they head off to work for the first time after Christmas.|
This is according to Mondial Assistance, which finds that call volumes to its breakdown line increase on December 28th and January 4th.
"Most breakdowns at th...
|Kwik-Fit warns of winter motoring blues|
|12th December 2009|
|With a cold snap set to sweep across the country, it is more important than ever that people make sure their car maintenance is up to scratch. |
This is according to Kwik-Fit, which identified that many cars are going out without their COATS: Check Oil and Tyres.
More than eight mil...
|Be honest with car insurance, says BIBA|
|5th December 2009|
|There has been a rise in underwriting car insurance fraud, which illustrates that people need to be truthful when making applications for cover.|
This is according to Steve Foulsham, technical services manager at the British Insurance Brokers' Association (BIBA), who said although the vast m...
|People cutting back on car maintenance, experts warn|
|28th November 2009|
|Drivers of all ages are reducing their spending on car maintenance during the recession, it has been discovered.|
Two separate reports released this week - one by Kwik-Fit and another by Glass.co.uk - identified that people are procrastinating when it comes to carrying out basic checks.
|How to avoid car insurance claim this winter|
|13th November 2009|
|Drivers should be prepared for the dark winter months to ensure they do not become a victim of theft, it is advised.|
Tracker, which provides stolen vehicle recovery systems, warns that figures reveal a 20 per cent increase in recoveries of stolen vehicles during the winter months.
|Stay sensible with satnavs, drivers urged|
|12th November 2009|
|Motorists are being reminded of the importance of retaining some common sense when driving, even if they are relying on satnav technology to get them to their destination.|
The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) urges drivers to keep a map in their vehicles as backup.
As the use ...