Car insurance for the young could rise 50 per cent

Young people could see substantial increases in their car insurance costs before too long.

Over the next two years alone, motor insurance could rise by 50 per cent for young drivers, recent research conducted by accountancy firm Mazars has predicted....

Rules to crack down on uninsured drivers introduced

Tough new motor insurance rules came into force this week in a bid to clamp down on uninsured drivers.

The new measures, introduced on Monday, June 20, mean drivers must now insure their cars even if they are not using them, or declare them...

Birmingham dominates top five UK postcodes for uninsured driving

Birmingham contains three of the UK’s top five postcodes for uninsured drivers, it has emerged.

Although the top two worst areas are Barkerend in Bradford and West Gorton, in Manchester, respectively.

Birmingham occupies the following...

Holidaymakers urged to check car insurance cover

Almost a third of Britons think that taking out a fully comprehensive car insurance policy in the UK will also provide them with the same level of cover in Europe – but they could be left with a "hefty bill", according to moneysupermarket.com.

The...

Insurers call for clampdown on whiplash fraud

The insurance industry has called for a crackdown on fraudulent whiplash claims which are pushing up the cost of car insurance for all motorists.

The UK has become the “whiplash capital of Europe”, with £2 billion paid out...