Axa Car Insurance praises young motorists

A report from Axa Car Insurance has found that UK motorists under the age of 25 are 30 per cent less likely to claim compensation than drivers of a similar age in other parts of central and western Europe.

The director for motoring at Axa Insurance,...

Insurer finds van drivers are more knowledgeable

A recent study carried out by Swinton Car Insurance has found that van drivers are more knowledgeable than car drivers about vehicle engines. This research should help van insurers rest easier at night.

The research involved 1,500 motorists...

New car buyers should check insurance policy

The financial analysis company, Defaqto, has advised purchasers of new cars that they should check the details of their comprehensive insurance policy to ensure that it provides cover for a "new car replacement."

This advice is especially...

Tyre damage cost £300 million in 2009

A report from Kwik Fit Car Insurance has found that UK motorists spent some £300 million on replacement tyres in 2009, due to rubber damage.

The research from Kwik Fit showed that 28 per cent of motorists had a flat tyre or puncture in...

IAM offers car insurance savings to young people

As an incentive for younger drivers to be safer on the road, the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has arranged cheaper car insurance premiums for those that have passed an advanced driving test.

The IAM Safety Insurance is available from...

Admiral accused of driver discrimination by Which

Consumer body Which? has reported that the car insurer Admiral charges higher premiums to drivers who have not lived in the UK since birth, which could mean that Admiral is in breach of the 1976 Race Relations Act.

The Which? investigation uncovered...

UK motorists warned about falsifying insurance

A survey from Moneysupermarket.com has found that UK motorists often give false information to insurance providers in order to lower the cost of their premium.

A quarter of those surveyed believed that the practice of fronting is legal and 10...

Pothole insurance claims rise by 600 per cent

Research from the AA has found that claims by UK motorists for pothole damage to their vehicles have increased by over 600 per cent in the last three years.

The new study shows that drivers claimed £2.85 million in damages last month...

Women far less likely to have driving convictions

It is already an accepted fact that women are statistically safer drivers than men but a new study conducted by the AA has revealed that woman are also 150 per cent less likely than men to have a driving conviction.

Women generally can expect...

Temporary car insurance an option for students

With spring finally on its way, summer won't be long in coming (we hope!) and the country's university students will start heading home, many of them hoping to use their parents' car in the summer months. Temporary car insurance might be...