This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 28):
|New car insurance legislation comes into force|
|21st June 2011|
|The new Continuous Insurance Enforcement law has now come into force, meaning drivers who own uninsured vehicles will soon be contacted by the authorities.|
Letters are being sent out to anyone who does not have car insurance in place, unless their vehicle has been issued with a Statutory Of...
|Rural roads present all sorts of hazards |
|17th June 2011|
|Failing to be vigilant when driving on rural roads could lead people to make a car insurance claim - but one expert is offering tips on how to stay safe in remote areas.|
Motorists need to be prepared for blind bends and other potential hazards such as horses, explained head of training at I...
|Garages could help cars retain their value |
|15th June 2011|
|Motorists may be less likely to make a claim on their car insurance by keeping their vehicle stored away in a garage, Manheim Auctions has suggested.|
The company found that 55 per cent of motorists do not keep their car in a garage, leaving it exposed to the elements and the possibility of ...
|Does reckless driving increase men's car insurance claims? |
|10th June 2011|
|Men are more likely to make a claim on their car insurance as a result of reckless driving than women, findings from the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) suggest.|
The group found that men are more prone to picking up bad habits behind the wheel and are generally more dangerous than the...
|Are motorists jeopardising car insurance by ignoring repairs?|
|4th June 2011|
|Many motorists could be putting their car insurance no claims policy at risk by ignoring problems with their vehicles, such as worn down tyre tread.|
Eight per cent of motorists have ignored problems with their tyres because they are concerned about the cost of replacements, research by Admi...
|Motorists favour training over fines, poll shows |
|2nd June 2011|
|People should be deterred from reckless driving through additional training, rather than fixed-penalty notices, a new survey from the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has found.|
When asked what would be the best way of stopping people driving irresponsibly, 40 per cent identified train...
|Car insurance changes just weeks away |
|24th May 2011|
|The government is calling on motorists to make sure they have car insurance policies in place, as changes to the law will be coming into force next month.|
Continuous Insurance Enforcement law will take effect on June 20th, meaning that it will be illegal to own an uninsured car, regardless ...
|ABI reports rise in car insurance whiplash claims |
|20th May 2011|
|The amount of car insurance claims for whiplash is on the rise in the UK, with the country now believed to have the highest number of such incidents in the whole of Europe, figures show.|
According to the Association of British Insurers (ABI), this rise is due to the number of false claims m...
|Rear-end bumps account for many car insurance claims |
|14th May 2011|
|As many as one in four road accidents is caused by a rear-end bump, leading to thousands of car insurance claims for the damage caused, new figures have shown.|
Research from Admiral reveals that around 405,000 accidents of this nature occur in the UK every year, with a nine per cent rise in...
|Drivers go in search of value for money |
|10th May 2011|
|Motorists are taking every opportunity they can to lower their fuel consumption and car insurance premiums, new research has suggested.|
Searches for petrol electric hybrid cars, which typically have lower car insurance costs than many other models, have risen by 32 per cent over the past ye...