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Car insurance prices dip during lockdown

The price of car insurance has dropped by £39 in the past three months – the steepest quarterly drop in prices in more than two years. According to the latest car insurance price index by Confused.com, the average price of car insurance now stands at £770 following a £19 (2%) …

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Drivers urged to shop around for car insurance

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The average price of car insurance has increased by nearly £50 in 12 months, claims new data, meaning it’s more important than ever for drivers to shop around and find the best deal. According to the latest Confused.com car insurance price index, motorists can now expect to pay an average …

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Have you written off a car?

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New research has revealed that nearly a third of UK drivers have written a car off – and 7% have done so more than once. The survey of more than 2,000 UK drivers, carried out for InsuretheGap.com, a leading provider of GAP (Guaranteed Asset Protection) insurance for new and second-hand …

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Fewer uninsured drivers on the road

Car insurance claim - RAC

New data has revealed that there’s been a big drop in the number of people caught driving without insurance. A freedom of information request to the DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency) by RAC Insurance found that 79,713 people were caught breaking the law in this way in 2018. This …

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Motorists ‘lost’ without their smartphones

Mobile phone used as a sat nav

Using a mobile phone as a sat nav device is the leading cause of motorists breaking the mobile phone law in almost all regions of the UK, claims new research. The survey by Swinton Insurance found that nearly half (46%) of drivers who admit to using a mobile phone whilst …

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How to reduce your car’s running costs

Credit cards can save you money

Keeping a car on the road can cost drivers thousands each year, so along with safety and reliability, running costs are often a top consideration for many when choosing a car. We’ve teamed up with Warranty Direct to put together a guide to the most expensive outgoings that come with …

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True total cost of motoring revealed

Car finance cost

The average UK motorist is spending £162 per month on running their car, or almost £2,000 per year, before they even take into account the cost of the vehicle itself, reveals new research from Kwik Fit. While many drivers buying a new or used car do so on finance and …

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Which car? Costs compared for different models

Total cost of motoring revealed

How much does it costs to run different types of car every year based on tax, maintenance and fuel costs? Insurance giant Aviva compared the costs of running a hatchback, estate, convertible, SUV and electric car, along with Stuart Masson of The Car Expert website. The results are fascinating, because …

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Record car insurance premiums predicted

Cars parked in the street

Drivers are set to pay record amounts for their motor insurance, according to Confused.com’s car insurance price index. Premiums have soared by almost £100 in just four months and they are expected to speed past the most expensive average cost of £858 seen six years ago. The increase is partly …

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Car insurance premiums accelerating

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The cost of motor insurance hit record levels in 2016, rising at more than five times the rate of inflation, according to the Association of British Insurers. Increases to insurance premium tax, higher repair costs and rising whiplash claims all conspired to send the average comprehensive policy to £462 in …

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