This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 28):
|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...
|Car insurance proves too high for many youngsters |
|6th September 2011|
|Many young drivers are unable to hit the road after they pass their tests because of the high cost of car insurance, the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has found.|
With some premiums running into thousands of pounds, teenagers are not getting the first-hand experience they need to bec...
|Improvements in road safety would reduce car insurance premiums|
|31st August 2011|
|Companies have been urged to register now for Road Safety Week, which runs from November 21st to 27th and aims to spread the message of reducing accidents on UK roads, which raise car insurance premiums for all drivers.|
National charity Brake, which is coordinating the week, said companies ...
|Safety could be enhanced with Woonerfs |
|31st August 2011|
|Car insurance claims throughout the UK could soon be in decline, as motorists show support for a Dutch road system that aims to improve safety.|
Woonerfs are zones where vehicles, bikes and pedestrians all share the road space and have already proved a success in the Netherlands.
|'Compensation culture' to blame for rising car insurance premiums|
|27th August 2011|
|Car insurance premiums have increased by 40 per cent over the past year, but this does not mean providers are profiteering at a difficult time, says the chief executive of AXA UK and Ireland.|
Writing for BBC News, Paul Evans said motor insurance has in fact not been profitable for insurers ...
|Brits warned over summer vehicle repair car insurance claims|
|24th August 2011|
|Motorists could find themselves making more car insurance claims this summer as a result of broken vehicle parts.|
Repair bills are expected to rise by ten per cent between June and August, when car parts are more likely to fail, according to specialist insurer Warranty Direct.
|Car insurance slashed 'in a bid to cut costs' |
|19th August 2011|
|Large numbers of motorists are not taking out car insurance so they can cut costs in this tough financial climate, findings from GEM Motoring Assist reveal.|
The group found that one in three drivers knows someone who either drives without car insurance, or has been tempted to do so in order...