car insurance

Older driver? How to cut car insurance costs

We often hear tales about elderly motorists doing something dangerous, such as driving the wrong way on a dual carriageway but it is important not to tar all drivers in their later years with the same brush.

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What is 'Gap insurance'?

If your car gets written off or stolen, most insurers will pay the current market value of your car.

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Women in their 60s see car insurance bills rise fastest

Women aged 66 to 70 who share their car insurance with a spouse have seen their premiums rise faster over the past three months than all other UK drivers, new research shows.

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Can telematics help lower your car insurance premiums?

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...

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Duncans, Timothys, Charlies and Helens make most car claims

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

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Revealed: the modifications that will up your car insurance bills

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.

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Common financial complaints - and how to fix them

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) received more than 2.3 million enquiries last year from people fed up with the treatment they had received at the hands of their bank, insurer or loan company.

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Insurer sees spike in 'most-sober' drink drivers

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

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Soaring whiplash claims add £93 to motor premiums

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

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

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.

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