This Month's Top Articles
Car Insurance UK news (page 43):
|Bad driving habits 'send costs soaring for motorists'|
|14th November 2008|
|Drivers could end up paying more for their car insurance due to those that have bad driving habits, a new study has shown.|
Research commissioned by Tesco Car Warranty found that three-quarters of motorists fail to make regular maintenance checks on their vehicle which could prevent expensiv...
|Credit crunch sees Brits 'get economical with car purchases'|
|11th November 2008|
|The cost of running a car is leading many people to ditch their current vehicle and look to purchase something that will help them to save money.|
According to the first AA Personal Loans Car Purchase Index (CPI), 45 per cent of people cited running costs as a reason to buy a new car.
|Smarter driving 'can help cut car costs'|
|8th November 2008|
|"Smarter driving techniques" such as keeping to the speed limit can not only help to cut the cost of car insurance, but could also help to save money in other ways, it has been claimed.|
According to Tim Anderson, smarter driving expert from the Energy Saving Trust, fuel expenses c...
|One in four Brits suffer car break-ins|
|6th November 2008|
|The importance of having proper car insurance has been highlighted as new research from LV= shows that one in four Brits have had their vehicles broken into.|
It was revealed that 80 per cent of drivers leave valuables in their cars which is contributing to an increase in the number of break...
|Drivers advised on no claims bonuses|
|4th November 2008|
|Drivers who still have a no claims bonus on their insurance policies have been given advice by RIAS on how to make sure they keep it.|
The bonus is beneficial because it can knock as much as 75 per cent off the cost of an annual premium and is seen as being a reward for drivers who have not ...
|Dangers of not wearing a seatbelt revealed|
|4th November 2008|
|Some British motorists do not wear a seatbelt because they think they are unlikely to be involved in an accident if they are only going on a short journey, it has been revealed.|
Research from Direct Line found that 19 per cent or motorists confessed to driving without a seatbelt, despite st...
|Car insurance claims rise 'as winter sets in'|
|25th October 2008|
|Drivers are more likely to make claims on their car insurance as the nights draw in and they spend more time driving in the dark, it has been revealed.|
According to MORE TH>N, there is an average five per cent increase in the number of claims over the two weeks before and after the clock...
|AA: Young men pay more for their car insurance|
|23rd October 2008|
|Younger drivers may have to pay more for their car insurance premiums because some are finding that fewer insurers are prepared to quote for third Party, fire and theft (TPFT) cover.|
Many companies are making losses from new and inexperienced drivers, especially men, and are now withdrawing...
|Website encourages Brits to take out car insurance|
|22nd October 2008|
|One website is encouraging Brits to take out insurance as it is one element "of taxation and numeration which we would do best to comply with".|
The Crawley Observer claims that both car and home insurance are two expenses which "can really end up paying dividends", espec...
|RIAS: Simple car checks can help avoid accidents this winter|
|21st October 2008|
|People may find they can save money on their car insurance by making sure they are looking after car to help to avoid accidents this winter.|
Over 1,000 road accidents a year are caused by defective tyres, according to Tyresafe, and drivers could lose their no claims bonuses on their insuran...