This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 38):
|How to avoid car insurance claim this winter|
|13th November 2009|
|Drivers should be prepared for the dark winter months to ensure they do not become a victim of theft, it is advised.|
Tracker, which provides stolen vehicle recovery systems, warns that figures reveal a 20 per cent increase in recoveries of stolen vehicles during the winter months.
|Stay sensible with satnavs, drivers urged|
|12th November 2009|
|Motorists are being reminded of the importance of retaining some common sense when driving, even if they are relying on satnav technology to get them to their destination.|
The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) urges drivers to keep a map in their vehicles as backup.
As the use ...
|Black boxes to help assess car insurance claims?|
|4th November 2009|
|Black-box recorders, similar to those used in planes to record in-flight information, could be fitted into vehicles across Europe.|
The European Commission is looking into the efficacy of fitting the devices in its study entitled Project Veronica.
Event Data Recorders would be usefu...
|Get your car ready for the winter roads|
|31st October 2009|
|Car insurance customers need to prepare their car for the cold winter months, when the easy conditions of the summer are replaced with wet roads, slippery leaves and poor visibility.|
Car tyres are one aspect that car insurance customers need to focus on, with a recent study by Kwik Fit find...
|Drivers 'should prepare to adjust to poor conditions'|
|30th October 2009|
|Drivers should be sure to take care on the roads now that the nights are drawing in earlier, one car insurance firm has warned.|
Zurich has noted the fact that its car insurance claims increase by 11 per cent on average when the clocks go back in October.
As a result, the company ...
|High-visibility vests 'could decrease risk of accidents'|
|29th October 2009|
|Keeping a high-visibility vest in the car could help prevent accidents and save lives, it has been claimed.|
Claims on car insurance policies could potentially be avoided if drivers ensured they carried the fluorescent garments with them on longer journeys.
This is according to Comm...
|Beware of driving in the dark pitfalls, groups say|
|24th October 2009|
|As the clocks are set to go back this Sunday (October 25th), it is more crucial than ever that car insurance customers remain vigilant on the country's roads,|
Both the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) and the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) are calling on drivers ...
|Half term congestion 'set to begin on Black Friday'|
|22nd October 2009|
|Urban areas and those routes usually associated with high levels of heavy goods vehicle movement are expected to be particularly bad for congestion during the approaching half term, according to Trafficmaster.|
The route planning firm has even dubbed the last day before the half term begins ...
|How does changeable weather affect my driving?|
|14th October 2009|
|As the autumn months set in, drivers need to make sure they are extra vigilant while on the country's roads.|
Figures from Accident Exchange suggest that October sees a 15 per cent rise in the number of road accidents, with nine per cent of all incidents last year occurring during this mont...
|Autumn driving could cause car insurance problems|
|5th October 2009|
|Conditions on the roads this autumn could have many implications for drivers if they do not stay alert, it has been warned. The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) advises that they may be especially muddy during harvest time, which can cause cars to slip and slide.|
"If you're drivin...