Tag Archives: Compare Car Insurance

Car Insurance Premiums Drop By 6%

Car insurance premiums have dropped by 6.25% below June 2011’s record level of premiums. However, females are already seeing an impact following the EU gender ruling that is due to come into force in December 2012 that does not allow … Continue reading

The Top Ten Vandalised Cars

For many people their car is their pride and joy and they are probably working very hard to pay for it-especially in the present difficult financial climate. It is unpleasant enough if you are involved in an accident whilst driving … Continue reading

Competition Enquiry for Car insurance Market

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) believe that insurance premium increases between 2009 and 2010 of 12% and during the first three quarters of 2011 by 9% were partly as a result of insurance companies inflating costs of the provision … Continue reading

Rise In Motor Insurance Complaints Due To Recession

The Financial Ombudsman Service stated that the 26% increase in complaints from consumers about motor insurance policies in the last financial year is “likely to reflect the tougher economic times”. In that period there were 7,264 complaints about motor insurance … Continue reading

“Black boxes” fitted in cars in Northern Ireland

“Black boxes” are being installed in cars in Northern Ireland which may result in car insurance premiums being reduced by as much as 55% for younger drivers. It is a small device with new “telematic” technology. According to the AA, … Continue reading

Second Motor Insurance Summit

The first summit took place on the 14th February and was hosted by David Cameron –see earlier post covering this. On the 2nd May the Department of Transport hosted the second summit on motor insurance with whiplash injury claims and … Continue reading

Uninsured Drivers, a Major Cause For Worry

UK’s insurance industry is currently suffering major problems due to the number of uninsured drivers that are loose on the roads. So much so, that the industry is being forced to pay expenses amounting to £500 million per year by … Continue reading

New Bans On Fraudulent Claim Management Companies

New checks on fraudulent injury claims have been invoked by Justine Greening, Transport Secretary, in a bid to prevent Britain from becoming the ‘whiplash capital of Europe’ as some put it. This Saturday, Greening proposed to put a ban on … Continue reading

“Fronting” On Car Insurance Takes Heavy Toll On Parents

Although everyone has been bearing the brunt of rising car insurance costs, it turn out that some have to bear more than others, as a Telegraph recently pointed out. A woman who was paying an annual car insurance premium of … Continue reading

Don’t Go Easy On Uninsured Drivers, Insurance Director Says

The director of a well known car insurance comparison website has expressed concerns over the fact that uninsured drivers are not being punished severely enough for dodging car insurance. Simon Douglas, the director of a prominent car insurance company, has … Continue reading