Quinn to sell car insurance in UK again

Quinn Insurance, which was put into administration last month, has been re-allowed by the Irish Financial Regulator to sell car insurance to full licence holders in the UK market.

Just over 50 per cent of the company’s 1.3 million customers...

Car insurance premiums fall but not for long

New research by the AA has shown that car insurance premiums fell unexpectedly in the first quarter of this year. The company warned, however, that insurance premiums could start to rise again soon due to increased overhead costs for insurers.

The...

Crash for cash hotspots revealed

A new report has revealed the so-called ‘crash for cash’ hotspots in Britain.

Crash for cash is the term coined for when a motorist makes an unnecessary emergency stop at a roundabout or slip road so that the motorist driving behind...

SMMT urges new government to support motor industry

The Society of Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has released a statement, urging the incoming government to give greater support to the motor industry in the UK.

The...

Car insurance costs for female drivers catching up

New research has shown that car insurance premiums rose by 4.3 per cent in the first quarter of this year and female motorists are not getting the same premium discounts they did in the past.

According to the 2010 Confused/EMB Car Insurance...

Avoiding romantic road rage

Recent research from More Than car insurance has revealed that road rage after an argument with a partner or spouse has led to almost 2.5 million accidents on UK roads.

The worldwide media story about Tiger Woods crashing his car into a tree...

Warning about multi-car insurance prices

New research has revealed that UK drivers taking out multi-car insurance policies may not be getting the best deal available.

The study was carried out by swiftcover.com. It found that 30 per cent of UK households now possess more than one vehicle....

Motorists warned against social networking when driving

Swinton car insurance has warned drivers not to use their phones for social networking when behind the wheel, due to an increase in accidents due to mobile phone use.

The car insurance provider has reported a rise of 12 per cent in the number...

Warning to car owners about key theft

AA Car Insurance has warned car owners to protect their keys against theft.

Simon Douglas, director of the AA, has said that the number of cars that have gone missing as a result of key theft is alarming. He has recommended that car owners should...

Warning about car insurance courtesy cars

The independent Financial Ombudsman Service and various insurance companies have reported that the number of drivers finding themselves in the middle of legal issues after receiving a courtesy car from their car insurance company following an accident...