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Can A Mature Driver Take Out Telematics Cover?

Telematics car insurance that is also known as “black box” motor insurance has not been around for many years. It originally appealed more to the younger motorist who was faced with very high premiums with the benefit that such cover … Continue reading

Will Your Insurer Pay Out Due To Storm Damage?

Here in the UK we do not encounter too many storms in the course of a year but, when we do, damage can be caused to vehicles perhaps due to fallen trees blown down in strong winds. So, bearing in … Continue reading

The Impact Of Wintry Weather On Motor Insurance Claims

Around the 8/9th December for a period of a few days, here in various parts of the UK, we had some heavy falls of snow and some periods where the temperature fell below freezing resulting in icy conditions on our … Continue reading

The Implications Of Modifying Your Car

Some car enthusiasts may wish to modify their vehicles to give the vehicle a personal touch and make it unique. After all, to own a car that is a “one of a kind” appeals to quite a lot of people. … Continue reading

Increase In Car Thefts

You may be interested to read that, according to information obtained by RAC Insurance, the number of car thefts in England and Wales has risen by a considerable number in the last three years. There are various things that impact … Continue reading

The Ten Criteria For A Car To Be Classed As “Automated”

Many motorists will be aware that trials have been taking place to do with the possible introduction of “automated” cars on roads here in the UK. Obviously, such vehicles will need to be insured and discussions will have been happening … Continue reading

Harsher Sentences For Motorists Causing Death By Dangerous Driving

Unfortunately, there are many fatal accidents here in the UK caused by dangerous driving and there has been a call for the penalties for such an offence to be increased significantly. Well, you will be interested to read that the … Continue reading

Third Quarter 2017 Sees Drop In Car Insurance Premiums

According to the Confused.com Car Insurance Price Index covering the third quarter of 2017, the average cost of comprehensive car insurance has fallen by 1% in the above quarter. This equates to a modest drop of £9 per annum. Regrettably, … Continue reading

Are Men Paying More For Car Insurance?

Back in December 2012, the European Directive decreed that insurance companies were no longer able to differentiate between men and women when it came to quoting for various types of insurance including car insurance. However that has not been the … Continue reading

Ogden Discount Rate May Be Revised

Car insurance premiums have risen of late for a number of reasons with one of those being due to the change in the Ogden Discount Rate. Some time ago the Ministry of Justice announced that this rate was being changed … Continue reading