Patience runs out as car insurance prices continue to fall

Car insurance premiums are still falling, but it is still unclear when the market will level out, new research has suggested.

According to insurance provider Esure, car insurance prices fell by 7.4 per cent over the past three months. The result...

Surgeons and GPs most accident-prone drivers

Analysis of 2 million insurance claims found that surgeons and GPs are more likely to cause an accident than other professionals.

Moneysupermarket.com conducted the research that uncovered a worrying concentration of problem driving by healthcare...

Car insurance premium fall 'levelling out', insurer says

The fall in car insurance premiums has bottomed out, according to one leading insurer.

Admiral says that its half-year results statement suggests the falling prices of recent years are levelling out. The company’s chief executive commented:...

Car insurance prices fall 15 per cent in last year

The average price of a car insurance policy in the UK dropped by 15 per cent in the last year, new figures have revealed.

The data from Confused.com and Towers Watson found that the cost of a policy fell by £17 in the second quarter of...

Crash for cash scams on the rise, research finds

‘Crash for cash’ car insurance scams have soared by more than 50 per cent in the last year, new figures have revealed.

According to research by the insurance company Aviva, which insurers one in 10 cars on British roads, there was...

Black box technology to trigger rise in car insurance premiums

The price of car insurance is set to rise exponentially if motorists do not get their vehicles fitted with a ‘black box’ device, experts have warned.

The telematic technology records where a driver has been as well as their driving...

Car insurance small print longer than Animal Farm

The small print that can be found on some car insurance policies contains more words than George Orwell’s novel Animal Farm, the latest research has revealed.

A study by consumer website Fairer Finance found that the motor insurance documents...

Over 10,000 selfies taken while driving in dangerous new trend

The ‘selfie’ craze that has consumed Generation Y is now leading to young drivers taking dangerous pictures of themselves behind the wheel, new research has revealed.

A survey by insurance website Confused.com found over 10,000 driver...

Over 5,000 'inconsiderate drivers' stopped in six months

Car insurance premiums for many drivers could be on the rise as over 5,000 motorists have been stopped by police in the last six months in accordance with newly introduced ‘inconsiderate driving’ regulations, the latest data has revealed.

Freedom...

Auto-renewing car insurance costs drivers £2 billion

Motorists could be over-paying on their car insurance by a total of £2 billion by automatically renewing their policies, new research suggests.

Comparison website Gocompare.com recently conducted a survey which found that 8.8 million drivers...