Car insurance

The little-known fund to help cyclists and pedestrians knocked down by uninsured and hit-and-run drivers

For many, being involved in a road traffic accident can come at a terrible cost; emotionally, physically and financially

Recently moved? Update your driving licence or risk a hefty fine

Monday, 21 August 2017 | News

Motorists are being urged to check the address on their driving licence and car registration and to update it if it’s incorrect.

Stat of the month: Motorists save 12% renewing car insurance early

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 | News

Motorists save an average of 12% on their car insurance costs when they purchase their new policy a week or more before the renewal date.

SunLife makes first foray into car insurance market

Thursday, 27 July 2017 | News

Over 50s specialist SunLife has entered the car insurance market for the first time this week.

Insurance premiums to rise as tax change takes effect

Thursday, 01 June 2017 | News

A controversial increase in insurance premium tax (IPT) takes effect today, with car, home, health and pet insurance costs all set to rise as a result.

Car insurance prices rise 13.5% ahead of tax increase

Tuesday, 20 September 2016 | News

Car insurance premiums rose by 13.5% across Great Britain in the year to August, new data from Consumer Intelligence shows.

Nine in ten Moneywise users actively seek better car insurance deals

Wednesday, 03 August 2016 | News

More than half of Moneywise.co.uk users (51%) say they challenge their insurer to beat the best quote they’ve found when renewing their car insurance.

True money stories from smart people: Car insurance excuses, trials and risks

Thursday, 15 June 2017 | Article

The comedian Jasper Carrott used to read verbatim some of the daft excuses people put on their car insurance claims forms as a part of his stand-up routine.

Motorists hit by 13% car insurance price hike

Thursday, 17 March 2016 | News

Car insurance prices have rocketed over the last year, with average costs rising by 13%, according to new analysis.

How I was nearly left without car insurance

Thursday, 29 October 2015 | Blog | By Mark King

In late-July 2015, my wife and I renewed our car insurance policy with General Accident (GA), mainly because the firm’s quote was extremely competitive and the company is part of Aviva, an insurance giant with a good...

Why a roof rack could invalidate your car insurance this half-term

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 | News

Millions of drivers are being warned that even the slightest modification to their vehicles could invalidate their insurance if they have not declared it.