This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 28):
|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...
|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...