Tag: Car insurance

Car insurance premiums fall

The average quote for annual comprehensive car insurance has fallen to £594.86 – a 9.8% fall from the figure of £659.53 in July last year, according to AA Insurance.

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Keeping car insurance costs down

Motorists have been amongst the hardest hit consumers to suffer continued price rises over the past few years, and it isn’t just the increases in the cost of fuel that are to blame.

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Pothole damage three times more likely in the North

Motorists in Scotland and the North of England are up to three times as likely to damage their cars on poorly maintained, potholed roads, according to campaign website, Potholes.co.uk.

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Gender directive comes into force for Brits

The entire landscape of the UK car insurance market has now changed after the EU gender directive has come into force and women will no longer receive reduced rates from insurers.

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Paying too much for car insurance?

It is illegal to drive without car insurance in the UK, making it one of life’s annoying little expenditures for all motorists. Whilst you have to pay for it, the question begs, are you paying too much?

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Chancellor delays fuel duty rise

Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed that the planned 3p rise in fuel duty this summer has been halted for the remainder of the year. The dramatic U-turn will mean that drivers’ fuel duty costs will now be 10p a litre … Continue reading

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New car sales soar in May

Sales of new cars leaped by 7.9% in May 2012 compared to the same period last year, partly buoyed by buyer interest in fuel efficient models.

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Can motorists keep on moving as costs continue to rise?

Rising petrol prices, looming fuel strikes and the imminent rise in car insurance is posing a serious threat to UK motorists as the cost of driving rises sharply.

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