This Month's Top Articles
Archived 2009-12 news:
|Car Insurance UK: IAM: Be aware of drink driving limits|
|31st December 2009|
|People need to make sure they know whether they are fit to drive as new year celebrations kick in.|
This is the advice of the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), which identified that it can be particularly difficult to drive as it is on the icy roads.
However, still being under ...
|Credit Cards: Study reveals plastic card landscape|
|26th December 2009|
|A new survey has revealed that those who live in the south-east of England are the most likely to own a plastic card in the UK.|
Meanwhile, those in the west Midlands are least likely to have one, the Payments Council revealed, with other interesting facts also emerging from the study,
|Car Insurance UK: Beware of festive-filled cars, says website|
|24th December 2009|
|People who have their cars heavily loaded with gifts are reminded that their stopping distances may increase as a result.|
Carsite.co.uk explained that in some cases, vehicles with too much piled inside them could take 25 per cent longer to stop.
Alistair Jeff from the website said:...
|Breakdown Insurance: Route planning 'essential to festive driving'|
|22nd December 2009|
|Anyone who needs to travel over the festive season should plan their journeys thoroughly to reduce the need to use their breakdown insurance, it has been suggested.|
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is calling on motorists to make simple checks on their vehicles bef...
|Utilities: Energy prices set to rise?|
|19th December 2009|
|Homeowners could see their energy bills rise even further over the next ten years, it has been predicted.|
New figures from Which? show as many as four million households could be in fuel poverty by 2010 if people do not make their homes more energy efficient.
Failure to install in...
|Car Insurance UK: IAM: Be prepared for driving in snow|
|18th December 2009|
|With snow showers expected to fall across the country, it is important for drivers to make sure they are prepared for the changing conditions.|
This is according to the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), which believes people need to do all they can to make journeys less hazardous for th...
|Utilities: Homeowners encouraged to cut emissions this Christmas|
|17th December 2009|
|Property owners are being encouraged to cut their utility bills over the festive period by being savvier in how they use energy.|
According to npower, simple measures can make a big difference, especially as people are likely to be home more often than usual over the Christmas season.
|Travel Insurance UK: Travel insurance necessary as BA faces strike action|
|16th December 2009|
|The announcement that British Airways (BA) cabin staff are to strike may emphasise the need for holidaymakers to take out travel insurance.|
John Tangney, chairman of the AITO aviation committee, believes people will find it difficult to secure seats on other carriers at such a late stage.
|Car Insurance UK: Drivers urged to carry out car checks|
|15th December 2009|
|It is important for motorists to check their vehicles before they head off to work for the first time after Christmas.|
This is according to Mondial Assistance, which finds that call volumes to its breakdown line increase on December 28th and January 4th.
"Most breakdowns at th...