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New Research Shows Car Insurance Can Cost £184 More if You Make a Claim

New Research Shows Car Insurance Can Cost £184 More if You Make a Claim

August 2, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

New research shows car insurance can cost £184 more if you make a claim New research has shown that making a claim on your car insurance policy can cause the cost of your annual premium to increase by £184 on average. The analysis, by car insurance comparison site comparethemarket.com, found that the typical premium cost for a driver who has not made a claim in the past five years is £660. This amount jumps to an average of £844 for drivers who had made a claim - either after…

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New Data Shows Life Insurance Sales Increased During Lockdown

New Data Shows Life Insurance Sales Increased During Lockdown

July 28, 2021 | Posted under: Life Insurance

New data shows life insurance sales increased during lockdown Data shows that sales of life insurance policies increased by 18% from March 2020 to March 2021, with young people behind the growth. The subject of death has been almost unavoidable over the past year or so, with updated statistics being reported on a daily basis during the Covid-19 pandemic forcing us to face up to our mortality more than we would normally like. This seems to have had an effect on the numbers of people buying life insurance,…

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How to Report an Uninsured Driver

How to Report an Uninsured Driver

July 27, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

How to report an uninsured driver According to data from the Motor Insurers Bureau (MIB), it is estimated that there are around 1 million uninsured drivers on UK roads. This works out at about 4% of all motorists in the country. Driving without the minimum level of car insurance (third-party only) is illegal in the UK, as accidents involving uninsured drivers can prove costly for insurance companies and other motorists. This means the majority of UK drivers are forced to pay higher premiums to cover…

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MOT Checklist | All You Need to Know About Your MOT

MOT Checklist | All You Need to Know About Your MOT

July 23, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

MOT Checklist – Everything You Need to Know About Your MOT The Ministry of Transport (MOT) test is an annual vehicle check that's performed by MOT station technicians and it involves examining the vehicle’s safety, roadworthiness, and exhaust emissions as per UK law. An MOT test is legally required in the UK for most vehicles over three years old with the exception of any vehicle built before 1960. MOT test results are stored on a secure central database connected to all MOT testing sites,…

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Van insurance groups explained

Van insurance groups explained

July 19, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Van insurance groups explainedThe amount you pay for van insurance can depend on a lot of different factors. One of the most important of these is what insurance group your van is in. Below we explain everything you need to know about van insurance groups. For more information, visit our van insurance page Van insurance groups are set by a governing panel that includes members of the Association of British Insurers (ABI), and are very important when it comes to how much van insurance premiums…

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How To Save Money On Your Car Insurance As A Young Driver

How To Save Money On Your Car Insurance As A Young Driver

July 16, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

How to save money on your car insurance as a young driver Car insurance can be a big expense for new or younger drivers. In fact, according to Compare the Market, the average car insurance price for drivers aged between 17 and 24 is a whopping £1,154! Compare quotes for young drivers here: Why is insurance so expensive for younger drivers? Put simply, it is because new drivers are statistically more likely to have an accident and may need to make an insurance claim compared to older or more…

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Nearly 40% of Homeowners Can’t Answer Home Insurance Questions Accurately. Can You?

Nearly 40% of Homeowners Can’t Answer Home Insurance Questions Accurately. Can You?

July 15, 2021 | Posted under: Home Insurance

Nearly 40% of Homeowners Can’t Answer Home Insurance Questions Accurately. Can You? | Bobatoo Find out how failing to answer your home insurance questions correctly could affect you and your policy… Can you honestly say that every time you renew your home insurance policy or switch providers to get a cheaper quote, you give accurate information about your property to your insurer? A recent study carried out by Compare the Market has discovered that around 37% of people with a home insurance…

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New ‘Bobasearch’ Feature Helps You Find Out Information About Other Cars

New ‘Bobasearch’ Feature Helps You Find Out Information About Other Cars

July 14, 2021 | Posted under: News

New ‘Bobasearch’ feature helps you find out information about other cars If you’d like to get the vehicle information from a car you’ve seen out on the road, use Bobatoo’s handy new free tool, Bobasearch. What is ‘Bobasearch’? At Bobatoo, we understand that sometimes, you need a quick and easy way of finding out the details of a vehicle you’ve spotted while out and about on UK roads, such as the make and model. Or, perhaps you’ve been involved…

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Short-term car insurance - a complete guide

Short-term car insurance - a complete guide

July 6, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

A complete guide to short-term car insurance Compare quotes for short-term car insurance now >>> As well all know, most standard car insurance policies run for 12 months from the date you take it out – and is then renewed on that date each year. But what if you don’t need car insurance cover for a whole 12 months? What if you’re just borrowing a friends car for the weekend, or if you’re teaching someone to drive in their own car, or you only need the car for…

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Life Insurance for Over 50s | What You Need to Know

Life Insurance for Over 50s | What You Need to Know

July 1, 2021 | Posted under: Life Insurance

Life insurance for over 50’s – What you need to know People often think that getting accepted for affordable life insurance at the age of 50 and over can be difficult, but this isn’t always necessarily the case. Anyone over the age of 18 can apply for life insurance to protect their loved ones, but there are generally specific plans in place for those taking out insurance aged 50 plus. If you are over 50-years-old and looking for the best life insurance deal, read our guide below…

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