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Car insurance customers think violent car crime is on the up

May 21, 2009

Car insurance customers think violent car crime is on the up

A new survey has revealed what many car insurance customers think about car crime.

Research conducted by the AA discovered that 60 per cent of respondents think car crime has become more violent in recent years.

In addition, 76 per cent think that although vehicle manufacturers have done well to improve security, car crime is still an issue which causes concern.

People with newer models may feel slightly more at ease, however, as 63 per cent of motorists think that older cars are more vulnerable while 56 per cent believe anti-theft systems which require a finger-print scan are a good safety feature.

President of the AA Edmund King said: "Despite a big drop in car crime since the mid 90s there are still more than 1.5 million individuals affected each year.

In related news, one in two drivers recently admitted to the company that they think they would fail their driving test if they were to take it again now.

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This article is intended as generic information only and is not intended to apply to anybody’s specific circumstances, demands or needs. The views expressed are not intended to provide any financial service or to give any recommendation or advice. Products and services are only mentioned for illustrative rather than promotional purposes.

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