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Top 10 cheapest cars to insure with temporary insurance

Ford KA

With the average cost of annual car insurance hitting a record high of £924 last month, more drivers are considering switching to borrowing vehicles instead, claims a leading temporary car insurance provider. According to Cuvva, UK drivers bought more than 2.5 million short-term policies last year via its app. Now …

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Five most common driving offences revealed

Speeding remains the most common offence on British roads with almost 200,000 people caught between January and March this year alone, according to the latest data. A Freedom of Information request by leading temporary car insurance provider Cuvva to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) highlighted the top five …

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Top 20 cheapest cars to drive in the UK

Cost of motoring

New research by comparison site Uswitch has revealed the cheapest cars to run, breaking down the annual running costs of the country’s most popular motors. If you are more into rentals, you can find a good supplier easily and enjoy your rent a car. Knowing how much it’s going to …

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Vehicle thefts down during the pandemic

Car crime vehicle theft

The total number of stolen vehicles in the UK dropped by nearly 15% in 2020 while many of us were at home and able to watch over our cars due to the pandemic, according to new research. Insurer comparethemarket.com analysed data from 26 police forces, revealing that 61,743 vehicles were …

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Essential advice for young learner drivers

Young driver

With driving lessons resuming across the UK after lockdown, many young people are feeling anxious about their return to the wheel. To aid learners, the experts at young driver insurance provider, Marmalade, have put together some simple tips on how to combat those nerves: 1) Keep in touch with your …

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Average UK car costs £192 a month to run

Cost of motoring

New research has revealed that it costs an average of £192 a month to run a car, with fuel accounting for nearly half of all expenditure. The study, conducted by online car parts provider CarParts4Less, calculated an eye-watering total of £2,300 a year. Fuel costs for a typical driver were …

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Most expensive UK cities to drive a car

London traffic

Birmingham is the most expensive city to own a car in the UK, according to new research. Researchers looked at the most common items of motoring expenditure in 20 locations across the country and found that our second city is actually top of the table. Its position was largely driven …

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Five tips for slashing the cost of car hire abroad

Car rental sign at airport

Brits hire an estimated two million cars abroad every year, according to the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association – but are you getting the best deal? We’ve teamed up with Hitachi Personal Finance to help cash-conscious holidaymakers save money on their rental car and avoid possible extra costs. Read these top tips on …

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Mobile phone madness revealed by Admiral

New research by insurance specialist Admiral has exposed the stark truth about mobile phone use at the wheel. One year since the mobile phone penalty doubled to £200, more than 20,000 motorists have been caught – the equivalent of nearly 70 a day. Reviewing data from its own customer base, …

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Classic cars of the future revealed

Audi TT

The Audi TT is the modern car most likely to become a future classic, according to more than a third of drivers. Despite only 5% having owned one, more than a third (36%) of people surveyed by classic car insurer Carole Nash thought the German sports car is the most …

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