Car insurance

Car insurance: are you being taken for a ride?

Paying a voluntary excess can reduce your premium – but not in all cases. Here’s what you need to know when you’re shopping around for a policy.

Pothole 'epidemic' leads to spike in insurance claims

Friday, 11 May 2018 | News

Drivers and their insurers are paying out at least £1 million a month in repair bills for cars damaged by potholes, according to research by the AA.

Crackdown on pricey insurance renewals launched

Thursday, 10 May 2018 | News

Insurance customers renewing policies in future may benefit from cheaper prices as the industry has promised to tackle the excessive premium differences that most insurers offer longstanding customers while new customers...

Whiplash claims drive up car insurance premiums

Thursday, 03 May 2018 | News

Whiplash claims continue to push up car insurance premiums, according to new data from the Association of British Insurers (ABI).

Car insurance costs down but drivers don't see any savings

Monday, 16 April 2018 | News

Insurers are not passing on cost savings to drivers, comparison site Confused.com warns.

Insurance renewal rules prompt consumers to switch to better deals

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 | News

New rules forcing insurers to show customers the previous year’s premium on renewal forms is driving more consumers to compare prices and bag a better deal on their insurance. 

The RAC apologises over unclear insurance renewals

Wednesday, 04 April 2018 | News

Motoring giant the RAC has admitted that its breakdown policy renewals should have provided clearer information, following an investigation by the regulator.

Motorists warned not to drive under the in-FLU-ence

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 | News

Motorists are being warned to check they are safe to drive if they are unwell or taking medication for cold and flu.

England’s worst roads revealed: How to claim pothole compensation

Thursday, 08 March 2018 | News

Motorists should be wary of worsened road conditions in the aftermath of the ‘Beast from the East’ as the country’s worst roads can now be revealed.

Motor insurance premiums driven to new high in 2017

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 | News

Motorists paid an extra £40 on the average car insurance policy in 2017, as prices rose by 9% to hit record highs.

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.