This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 28):
|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.
|Lower fuel consumption by 'changing driving habits'|
|22nd June 2010|
|Car insurance customers are missing out of vital cost-cutting measures owing to a hectic lifestyle and a lack of foresight, suggested an industry leading expert.|
Drivers are capable of significantly reducing their motoring costs by being more aware of their driving habits, according to Shel...
|Women lose out on driver training at work, study shows|
|19th May 2010|
|Women that drive to work are less likely than men to be offered training by their employer than men, according to new research.|
Six in ten Brits drive to work, the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) indicates, but only 22 per cent of women are offered training compared to 94 per cent of ...
|Toyota offers 'hybrid training' at Auris production factories|
|18th May 2010|
|Car insurance customers have received further reassurance from Toyota that the manufacturing of the new Auris Hybrid in the UK will be completed to the highest qualtiy standards.|
The vehicle manufacturer's production will be carried out by employees that have been specially trained in hybr...
|Young drivers to benefit from new training course|
|14th May 2010|
|Younger drivers keen on improving their skills behind the wheel and potentially getting a cheaper car insurance quote can take advantage of a new training course.|
The Mini Drivers @ Goodwood scheme, launched today (May 13th) is focused primarily on improving safe driving skills among young ...
|Motorists confusing diesel with unleaded 'face car insurance woe'|
|11th May 2010|
|Motorists have been warned to be wary of putting the wrong fuel into their vehicle, because the damage is often not covered by car insurance.|
Most of the 150,000 misfuelling cases that occur each year are as a result of confusion between deisel and unleaded pumps, according to the British ...
|Parental involvement in driving lessons helps young drivers |
|29th April 2010|
|Young drivers with car insurance will benefit from parental guidance after passing their driving tests, claims regulatory body.|
The study by Staffordshire County Council and the University of Keele found that novice drivers were less likely to crash their cars if parents were involved in dr...
|Taking care of car keys 'will help to get a cheap car insurance quote'|
|11th April 2010|
|People looking to save money on their car insurance have been offered a few helpful tips on avoiding theft from the AA.|
Figures announced by home secretary Alan Johnson last month revealed that more than 19,400 cars were stolen after the keys were taken from the owner's home between 2008 a...