Thousands of parents own up to car insurance scam

New research by car insurers Swiftcover.com, the Motor Insurance Bureau (MIB) and Aviva has found that as many as 36,000 parents own up to ‘fronting’ on their children’s car insurance applications.

This means the older and...

Do your car insurance homework before driving off the forecourt

Motorists who don't check out financing and car insurance costs before driving off the forecourt in a new set of wheels could find themselves considerably out of pocket in the coming weeks.

According to researchers at esure car insurance,...

Young male motorists top uninsured driver stats

Male motorists in their early twenties are the worst offenders in the UK when it comes to driving without car insurance. New research also identifies Scotland and Yorkshire as home to the most convictions for uninsured driving.

Money Supermarket's...

Brits back harsher penalties for mobile-using motorists

Following news that the government is considering harsher penalties for people who use a mobile phone while driving, research by car insurance provider Direct Line reveals that over two thirds of British motorists would support the measures.

They...

Car-jacking warning for Manchester motor insurance customers

Motor insurance customers in the Manchester area have been warned by police to lock up their vehicles and "remain vigilant" after two recent car-jacking incidents.

One was a failed attempt during which the offenders failed in stealing...

Motor insurance customers getting great deals from online car sales

Motor insurance customers in the UK are increasingly shopping for cars online and availing of a "win-win situation" in the process, according to Which?

Its...

Increase in pothole-related car insurance claims

Car insurance claims for pothole-related damage to cars are on the rise, according to figures from AA Insurance. Its latest stats highlight a four-fold increase compared with this time last year.

Simon Douglas, the broker's director, points...

Protect your no claims discount to cut car insurance costs

Car insurance customers making a claim on their policy with an unprotected no claims discount (NCD) could see the cost of their premiums go up by almost three-quarters, it's suggested.

The average holder of a motor insurance policy with...

Car insurance customers urged to belt up

Car insurance customers are being reminded of the potentially fatal consequences of not wearing a seatbelt in a graphic new advertising campaign.

Launching the...

Experienced motorists targeted with new car insurance product

A new car insurance product designed with experienced motorists in mind has been launched by AXA. Its release follows news that the cost of car insurance premiums in the...