This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 38):
|Service stations 'can cost car insurance customers dearly'|
|2nd May 2009|
|People who like to save their pennies and shop around for car insurance may also want to take their own snacks and drinks with them should they be off on a long drive this bank holiday weekend.|
This is because, as figures released by Which? Car show, prices for food and drink in motorway se...
|ABI: Age is needed to assess car insurance prices|
|1st May 2009|
|The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has discussed the Equality Bill, under which new plans aim to end age discrimination in products such as car insurance.|
Malcolm Tarling, a spokesperson for the organisation, claims that this is not a viable move as insurers need to be able to use ag...
|Saga: Caravans will not be properly covered by car insurance|
|30th April 2009|
|Brits have been warned that if they are planning to take a caravan holiday in the UK this summer, their mobile home will not be covered by their car insurance policy.|
Research from Saga has revealed that many motorists incorrectly think that if their caravan is attached to their motor, it w...
|Brits 'hate paying car parking fees'|
|28th April 2009|
|It seems that for many car insurance customers, having to pay the car parking fees at a hospital is one of their biggest grievances.|
A poll conducted by The Co-operative revealed that 17 per cent of people say the charges for visiting unwell friends or relatives is the thing they most hate ...
|AA: People with driving convictions make more car insurance claims|
|24th April 2009|
|It has been revealed that there is a direct relationship between people who have driving convictions and the number of car insurance claims they make.|
According to the AA, the industry takes such figures into account when calculating the cost of car insurance premiums.
|Using a mobile while driving 'may lead to more car insurance claims'|
|24th April 2009|
|Motorists who drive while using a handheld device may be more likely to make a claim on their car insurance as talking on a mobile is considered to cause accidents.|
The AA states that there is also evidence to support these claims and it can now lead to charges for careless driving.
|Many motorists 'backing government speed limit changes'|
|23rd April 2009|
|It is likely that many car insurance customers would like to see the speed limit reduced to 20 mph in residential areas, according to a poll.|
Admiral conducted a survey on the subject as a response to the government's plans to alter speed limits in the UK.
It was discovered that wh...
|Insurance fraud 'on the increase during the recession'|
|21st April 2009|
|The number of people committing car insurance fraud is likely to rise during a recession, according to one organisation.|
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) believes that the current increase in the number of fraudulent claims is related to the economic downturn being experienced in t...
|Car insurance customers 'may be road rage victims'|
|21st April 2009|
|Many car insurance customers may find themselves to be the victims of road rage, results of a new survey show.|
According to figures from Sainsbury's Car Insurance, 56 per cent of motorists in the UK experienced such an incident while driving last year.
A further 2.4 million people ...
|Health award presented to Kwik Fit Insurance|
|17th April 2009|
|Car insurance customers will be well aware of the care that Kwik Fit Insurance offers to policy holders - and it seems its workers are valued just as highly.|
The insurer has been presented with the gold award by the Scottish centre for Healthy Working Lives in recognition of its efforts to ...