Car insurance

Can telematics help lower your car insurance premiums?

Thursday, 04 June 2015 | Article

From cutting-edge smartphones that let you surf the web, watch movies, check the news and keep in touch with friends and family to iPads and smartwatches, we're relying ever more on technology to make everyday tasks easier...

Duncans, Timothys, Charlies and Helens make most car claims

Tuesday, 02 June 2015 | News

Duncans, Timothys, female Charlies and Helens are the most accident-prone drivers, analysis of car insurance claims has found.

Revealed: the modifications that will up your car insurance bills

Tuesday, 05 May 2015 | News

Your motor insurer will charge sky-high premiums if you do anything to increase your car's performance and aesthetics, according to a new study.

Insurer sees spike in 'most-sober' drink drivers

Monday, 16 March 2015 | News

Some two million British drivers have admitted to getting behind the wheel because they were "less drunk" than their passengers.

Soaring whiplash claims add £93 to motor premiums

Thursday, 12 March 2015 | News

The number of motorists making whiplash-type claims has returned to near record levels and now costs drivers £93 extra in insurance premiums.

6% of drivers would consider insurance fraud to save money

Monday, 12 January 2015 | News

Some 8% of drivers have admitted to committing insurance fraud and 6% would consider telling white lies to cut their renewal premium, according to a new survey.

Half of car insurance policies don't provide key loss cover

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 | News

Drivers are being urged to take care of their car keys after new research revealed that only half of insurance policies provide cover if they are lost.

Car insurance premiums on the rise

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 | News

After almost three years of falls, car insurance premiums are on the rise once again, with a 1.2% increase between the second and third quarters of 2014, according to the AA's British Insurance Premium Index.

Is 'industrial deafness fraud' the new whiplash?

Thursday, 25 September 2014 | News

The insurer Aviva has seen a 378% increase in the number of claims for 'industrial deafness' over the past four years.

It received 2,400 claims in 2009 but this rose to 11,467 in 2013, up by more than four times.

Revamp of car insurance market to benefit consumers

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 | News

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is to outlaw the practice that allows price comparison websites to tie-in car insurers so they cannot offer their products more cheaply on other online platforms.