This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 28):
|Rising fuel cost alters attitudes to motoring |
|10th November 2011|
|Many people are now thinking about how fuel-efficient their car is due to the rising cost of petrol, figures from British Car Auctions (BCA) show.|
It discovered that half of people would be willing to change their driving style or invest in a more economical car if prices rose further, pote...
|Car insurance at risk from poor eyesight|
|29th October 2011|
|One in 12 motorists are unable to read a license plate from 20 metres away - meaning they would automatically fail their driving test if they took it again, according to research by esure car insurance.|
The study found that nearly half of motorists (45 per cent) believe their eyesight has b...
|Direct Line offers 0% APR representative on car insurance|
|28th October 2011|
|Direct Line is offering a new deal to help keep costs down for motorists this winter, which is available to new customers in addition to the current offer of 12 months of car insurance for the price of ten.|
Until November 22nd, Direct Line will offer zero per cent APR representative on car ...
|Women spend more on driving lessons, research finds|
|22nd October 2011|
|Female drivers take more driving lessons than men and spend nearly 40 per cent more on learning to handle a car, according to research by The Co-Operative Insurance - but their diligence may be rewarded in the form of lower car insurance premiums.|
The study found that the average female...
|Rising car insurance costs create problems for youngsters|
|21st October 2011|
|Young drivers who cannot afford the rising cost of car insurance premiums could be encouraged to drive without the necessary cover, an expert believes.|
A spokeswoman for the Institute of Advanced Motorists explained that insurance is just another financial barrier for people who are already...
|Drivers show lack of knowledge over winter tyres |
|15th October 2011|
|Drivers throughout the country could be at risk of making a claim on their car insurance, as research shows a lack of knowledge over the safety benefits of winter tyres.|
Research from Mytyres.co.uk shows that 37 per cent of motorists do not know what winter tyres are, while 31 per cent did ...
|Winter tyres 'should not affect car insurance'|
|14th October 2011|
|Fitting winter tyres in preparation for the snowy season will not make any difference to your car insurance policy, the AA has said, following rumours that circulated last year.|
During last winter's harsh conditions, it seems some motorists were under the mistaken impression that adding...
|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...