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

Drivers could save thousands opting for comprehensive cover over third party insurance

Friday, 20 October 2017 | News

Drivers may be causing themselves unnecessary expense by not checking all the motor insurance policies available to them.

Your Shout: Moneywise readers have their say in September 2017

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 | Blog | By Helen Knapman

Each month we publish the best comments, emails and letters from our readers. Here are the best of September 2017.

Men still pay more for car insurance despite gender discrimination rules

Monday, 25 September 2017 | News

Men typically pay £170 more a year for their car insurance policies than women, despite insurers being banned from discriminating based on gender.

Over half of drivers could be losing out by auto-renewing

Monday, 11 September 2017 | News

More than one in 10 (15%) drivers allow their motor insurance policy to automatically roll-over for another year without checking whether the price they were offered was competitive.

Deal of the week: Free £80 security camera if you get Co-op insurance

Friday, 08 September 2017 | News

Take out a motor insurance policy with Co-operative Insurance to receive a free dashboard camera or a home insurance policy to get a free home security camera worth up to £79.99.

Insurance prices could fall following proposed changes to compensation calculations

Thursday, 07 September 2017 | News

Insurance prices could fall if proposed changes to the way personal injury claims are calculated get passed – however, this could mean victims get less compensation.

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.