This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 28):
|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...
|Car insurance rises 'affecting young and new drivers' |
|11th August 2011|
|People who have just passed their test who are little over the age of 17 are the most affected by rises in car insurance, an expert has pointed out.|
MP for Bradford East David Ward expressed that this is a growing issue that is proving a problem for many motorists up and down the country.
|Value of fraudulent car insurance claims reaches £466m|
|30th July 2011|
|The value of fraudulent car insurance claims in the UK now stands at £466 million, new figures have revealed.|
According to the Association of British Insurers (ABI), insurance fraud is becoming a growing problem across the country.
Indeed, statistics from the group showed tha...
|Signals must be safe and clear |
|29th July 2011|
|Motorists need to make sure any signals they make are done in good time and when is necessary, head of training at IAM Drive & Survive Simon Elstow has noted.|
He stressed that failing to give signals can be dangerous, potentially leading drivers to make a claim on their car insurance.
|Keep lights in full working order, drivers told |
|16th July 2011|
|Lights need to be fully functioning before even attempting to drive at night, the head of training at IAM Drive & Survive, Simon Elstow, has indicated.|
It is also important to know when to switch the lights on, he emphasised, so it is advisable to have them illuminated just before sunse...
|New unit to tackle fraudulent insurance claims |
|15th July 2011|
|A new unit that has been set up to tackle fraudulent insurance claims has been welcomed by the AA, which says it should help lower premiums for customers.|
The City of London Police has set up the unit, which comprises of a 35-strong team of experts.
They will be able to identify th...
|Get what you pay for with car insurance |
|7th July 2011|
|Buying the cheapest car insurance policy may not give drivers the level of cover they need, one expert has suggested.|
Malcolm Tarling, spokesman for the Association of British Insurers, explained that not all policies will offer the same amount of protection for the same price.