This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 38):
|Fraudulent car insurance claims worth £360m detected|
|17th April 2009|
|Fraudulent car insurance claims worth £360 million have been rumbled by the Association of British Insurers (ABI).|
According to figures released by the association, car insurance claims were the highest by value of all fraudulent applications.
In total, there were 107,000 ins...
|'Green wave' to benefit law-abiding motorists|
|17th April 2009|
|Motorists who stick to the speed limit may keep themselves safe and their car insurance low, but they may also find that they arrive at their destinations more quickly too.|
And now, the Department for Transport (DfT) has green-lighted new plans that will allow local authorities to alter tra...
|Longer working hours 'could put brakes on car insurance'|
|15th April 2009|
|One insurance provider has suggested that the pressures of the recession could put drivers at higher risk of accidents.|
According to Norwich Union, many people in the UK are putting in longer hours in a bid to safeguard their jobs during the economic downturn. However, when they begin their...
|LTI: British holidays favoured by 1 in 5 this year|
|15th April 2009|
|A fifth of British holidaymakers will be choosing domestic holidays over trips abroad this year, according to London Taxis International (LTI). |
The organisation cited research by Visit London which found that 20 per cent of those who headed overseas for last year's holidays are planning on...
|Tesco offers checklist to motorists|
|10th April 2009|
|Car insurance customers have been offered advice by one firm about precautions they should take if they are planning on going away for the Easter weekend.|
According to Tesco, making a few simple checks can help to reduce the risk of a breakdown for any motorists making a long journey to see...
|Police catching more drivers without car insurance|
|9th April 2009|
|The number of drivers without car insurance who were stopped by the police soared in 2008, it has been revealed.|
Last year, 170,000 motorists were stopped compared to 78,000 in 2006 news which has been welcomed by AA Insurance.
Discussing the figures, Simon Douglas, director...
|Brits cancelling car insurance 'to cut costs'|
|8th April 2009|
|In an attempt to cut costs and save money during the credit crunch, many Brits are making changes to their car insurance policies, new research has shown.|
According to statistics published by Sainsbury's, an estimated 432,000 people in the UK have reduced their car insurance cover.
|Brits 'beating the crunch' with money-saving motoring plans|
|7th April 2009|
|Instead of taking the risky option of driving without car insurance to save money, Brits are coming up with other ways to reduce their motoring costs.|
According to a study from Saga, the average motorist who has taken steps to cut costs is saving £17 a month.
One of the most p...
|Car insurance 'top cost priority' when buying a motor|
|2nd April 2009|
|Cheap car insurance is increasingly becoming a deciding factor for those purchasing a new motor, according to one cover provider.|
A survey by Swinton reveals that due to the current economic climate, sales of large 4x4s and expensive sports cars are falling as motorists try to save themselv...
|Small used car purchases 'make big decline'|
|28th March 2009|
|Figures show many people are moving away from purchasing smaller used vehicles, despite the fact it may be cheaper to protect them with car insurance.|
According to Experian's research into used car sales, across the UK, purchases within the sector fell by 8.5 per cent during the final three...