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Penalty points – are you telling porkies?

Traffic jam

Millions of drivers are not owning up to driving licence points, new research has revealed. Nearly one in five motorists (18%) would not inform their insurer if they picked up penalty points while driving, according to a study by RAC Insurance. If true, potentially putting nearly seven million drivers are …

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Wrong shoes can cause crashes

Driving in high heels

One in 10 motorists has had an accident from driving in inappropriate footwear, according to new research. The Road Safety Week study by car insurance specialist 1ST CENTRAL highlights high heels, flip flops and driving barefoot. Surprisingly, the research also reveals that men are more than three times as likely …

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The Driverless Car Insurance Debate

Driverless Cars

The latest news that the Government is to further aid the advancement of driverless car development is yet another sign that, one way or another, this technology is going to be the future of motoring. It is still early days though; there are many variables and issues to be dealt …

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Fact vs Fiction: Tempcover’s Top Car Insurance Myths!

Tempcover Top Car Insurance Myths

While recently a vicar was told her Jesus sticker invalidated her car insurance, it’s never been more important to read the small print of your policy. And according to Tempcover’s latest infographic, there are plenty of car insurance myths driving motorists up the wall in the UK! With insurers set …

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Young drivers – true cost revealed

Young driver

The cost of getting a young driver on the road is now £6,768, according to new research from GoCompare.com. The price of becoming a new driver has increased by just over 18% in the last five years with insurance costs now making up around one third of the total bill. …

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Car insurance postcode lottery


New research reveals the cheapest and most expensive places to insure a car. London is the most expensive place to insure a car in the UK, says the AA. Motorists in the capital pay almost four times more for car insurance as drivers on the Isle of Man. The average …

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Leaving it to the professionals

Drivers within, shall we say, an older demographic, may remember their days as children long ago, when uniformed mobile mechanics on motorcycle combinations would, provided your Dad was a member, salute when they saw the membership badge on the front of the car. The point of mentioning this is because – …

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Insurance costs to be affected by Ford’s new technology?

Ford, giving new direction to those who want to drive safely, has revealed one of the biggest new innovations in safe driving. This new Obstacle avoidance system, currently being tested in Germany, will take over the steering wheel automatically in order to avoid a collision that is detected via 3 …

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Stay Safe – Avoid Accidents Part 1.

There’s an old adage that says it isn’t speed that kills you it is the sudden stop. Corny, but factually correct. The recent multi-car pile-up on the Sheppey Crossing involving over one hundred vehicles should have been a timely reminder to all that driving a heavy metal object inherently comes …

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