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  • New law shakes up insurance buying process

    It’ll now be harder for insurers to turn down claims on the grounds of the non-disclosure of relevant information, thanks to the first change in the UK’s insurance contract la

    Mark Hooson

    Updated: 08 April 2013

  • Drivers play the name game

    Your name could dictate the type of car you buy, according to new research which shows Vincents have a penchant for Porsches while Normans like sensible Skodas.

    Mark Hooson

    Updated: 02 April 2013

  • Could young drivers get cheaper car cover?

    Young drivers could get cheaper car insurance in return for more intensive training and driving restrictions – if the Department for Transport (DfT) has its way.

    Mark Hooson

    Updated: 25 March 2013

  • Telematics: The future of driving?

    Regular readers will be well aware that telematics technology is increasingly being used as a way to drive down the cost of car insurance, particularly for young motorists – b

    Les Roberts

    Updated: 21 March 2013

  • How a 'quick pint' could cost you £50,000

    The Department for Transport’s anti drink-driving initiatives have undergone a constant refinement and reinforcement over the last 30 years, and have played their part in cutt

    Les Roberts

    Updated: 13 March 2013

  • Euro car rules: Good for boys, bad for girls

    Women are bearing the brunt of the ECJ Gender Directive – paying as much as 15% more than before it came in, despite being safer drivers than men.

    Mark Hooson

    Updated: 13 March 2013

  • Proposals target whiplash fraud

    Is it any wonder the UK has been labelled the whiplash capital of Europe when 1,500 people are said to claim for whiplash injury following a car accident every single day?

    Rachel Wait

    Updated: 13 March 2013

  • Why you should never be ‘sold’ home insurance

    Sometimes we buy things because they’re right in front of us – it’s why supermarkets put all those sweets and goodies at the checkout.

    Mark Hooson

    Updated: 06 March 2013

  • Will Safe Young Drivers save on car cover?

    Young drivers could see the cost of their car insurance cut by up to 20% if the government introduces full proposals to improve young driver safety, as outlined by the Associa

    Les Roberts

    Updated: 05 March 2013

  • Cut out the compensation culture for cheaper car insurance

    In exactly a month’s time new legislation is due to take effect that will not only dramatically change the way in which personal injury claims are handled, but also how costs

    Les Roberts

    Updated: 01 March 2013

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