car insurance

Made an insurance claim? Put the brakes on renewal price hikes

We look into how making a car or home insurance claim can send premiums sky-high, and what you can do to cut costs

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Car insurance premiums plummeting after whiplash law change

Car insurance premiums fell £100 between December 2018 and February this year after a new act was passed in December designed to tackle whiplash claims.

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From windscreens to tyres, wipers, batteries and bulbs make sure your car is ready for a cold spell

As cold weather beds in motorists are being urged to check their windscreens for signs of damage.

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Aviva launches monthly subscription insurance with no interest charges - and says it won’t hike prices after 12 months

Customers of the insurance giant will no longer have to face choosing between annual payment or monthly payments with the added cost of interest.

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Car and home insurers face probe over fears loyal customers are being overcharged

The UK financial regulator is launching a study into how general insurance firms charge their customers for home and motor insurance over fears they are being overcharged for cover.

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Why has my insurance gone up? The accident wasn’t my fault

Moneywise helps a reader with increased insurance premiums

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Navigate your way to the best breakdown deal

No one likes waiting for hours in their broken-down car for a mechanic to turn up. Here, we reveal what questions you should ask to get the best deal – and whether to pay all year round

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The five surprising things your car insurance might cover - and three it probably won’t

Drivers will almost certainly be familiar with the usual items car insurance covers – such as the cost of repairing or replacing parts after an accident or medical bills.

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Renew car insurance three weeks early to get the best deal

Timing is crucial if you want to get the best deal on your car insurance, according to new analysis.

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Car insurance premiums falling

There’s a rare bit of good news for motorists as insurance premiums are falling, fuelled by anticipated legislation to help combat false whiplash claims and cut insurance payouts.

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