car insurance

Uninsured drivers most likely to be found in London

The streets of London are filled with more uninsured drivers than any other part of the UK.

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Dangerous 'driving selfies' can hike motor premiums

One in 14 motorists (7%) have admitted taking a photograph of themselves while driving, which they have then posted to social media sites, with 287 tweets tagged with #drivingselfie or #drivingselfies in the past 30 days...

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300,000 car crashes faked in past five years

More than 300,000 car accidents have been deliberately staged in 'crash for cash' insurance frauds over the past five years.

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A fifth of young motorists drive uninsured

Nearly 20% of the UK's drivers, aged 17 to 19, are flouting the law by committing insurance fraud or driving without any insurance at all, according to new research.

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Car insurance premiums fall across the board in 2013

The average cost of fully comprehensive car insurance was £644 in the last three months of 2013, down 12.5% annually and 25% compared to the all-time high of £858 in the second quarter of 2011.

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Car insurance premiums to fall as records go online

Motor insurance premiums could fall by £15 a year as a result of government plans to move all driving records online by mid-2015.

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Average flood claim rises to almost £14,000

Flood damage caused an average of £13,855 worth of damage in 2012, according to latest figures from Halifax Home Insurance.

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Car insurance market "is not working"

The private motor insurance market "is not working well for motorists", the Competition Commission (CC) has found, with price comparison websites singled out as partly to blame.

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Men race ahead in driving test pass rate

Arguments rage as to whether men or women are better drivers but now men have statistics on their side - new research has revealed that 48% of men pass their driving test first time compared to 44% of women.

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Regulator to investigate price comparison websites

City regulator the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to investigate insurance price comparison websites to check whether they offer consumers the fairest deal.

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