This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 28):
|'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...
|Drivers 'unwittingly risk car insurance by speeding'|
|25th September 2010|
Drivers could be risking their car insurance by speeding even when they do not mean to, according to a survey by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).
Out of the 3,000 motorists polled, 90 per cent said they want to comply with speed restrictions, but 60 per cent admitted th...
|Complacent drivers 'risking car insurance'|
|13th August 2010|
|There has been an increase in the number of motorists putting their car insurance at risk by slipping into bad and dangerous driving habits, research suggests.|
Two-thirds of British drivers have admitted to engaging in some form of potentially dangerous activity in the last month along, acc...
|Fraud pushes up car insurance premiums to record levels |
|29th July 2010|
|Insurance brokers are trying their best to help car insurance customers in the face of the increasing number of frauds that have gripped the industry.|
The British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA) has confirmed its commitment to extend its fullest assistance to honest motorists who find ...
|Speed cameras produce £87.3m in driving fines|
|13th July 2010|
|A new report has sought to demonstrate that speed cameras have done more increase car insurance customers' road costs than improve safety.|
Fines raised from speed cameras totalled £87.3 million for 2008-09, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance and the Drivers' Alliance report.
|Could black boxes discourage car insurance evaders?|
|7th July 2010|
|Placing black box recorders in cars may have a positive impact on reducing the number of people driving without car insurance, it has been suggested. Neil Greig, Director of Policy and Research at the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), said that research still needs to be conducted into the prop... |
|Car insurance may not cover courtesy cars|
|3rd July 2010|
|People may find their car insurance policies do not provide a replacement car if theirs is lost or stolen, findings from independent research company Defaqto have found. |
Its assessment of the car insurance market found 49 per cent of policies will not provide a courtesy car and only 23 per...
|Electric cars 'too expensive' for UK buyers |
|26th June 2010|
|Car insurance customers considering buying an electric car may be put off by the sky-rocketing prices.|
The costs of purchasing an electric car, coupled with concerns over mileage and battery life, will outweigh the environmental gain for most consumers, warned an industry expert.