Archive for the ‘Car Insurance’ Category

How far can electric cars really travel on a single charge? New study reveals true range of electric cars

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The term ‘range anxiety’ is a relatively new expression, but is becoming more and more pertinent as car manufacturers commit to making electric cars in place of traditional fossil-fuel-powered petrol and diesel motors. The likes of Volvo and Jaguar Land Rover have already committed to halting production of petrol and diesel cars by 2020, with other…

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The best reversing cameras – 2018

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Reversing cameras used to be only for caravan and campervan drivers, who would use big and bulky wired cameras fitted to the back of the vehicle so they could see better when reversing. However, as technology has developed – both in terms of cameras and in-car driving assistance – more and more car drivers are…

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Increased fines for using mobile phones while driving leads to 44% drop in offences – Ministry of Justice reveals

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Last March the government increased the fines and penalties for two common driving offences – speeding and using a mobile phone while driving. At the time, some critics dismissed the new penalties, which include drivers using a phone while behind the wheel receiving six penalty points and a £200 fine, as yet another way of extracting…

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How to reduce the cost of learning to drive

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According to advice from the Department for Transport, learner drivers should aim to have around 47 hours of driving lessons before taking their test, and with the average one-hour driving lesson costing between £24 – £27 learning to drive is increasingly becoming an expensive financial commitment. On top of the lessons, learners also have the…

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How your job can affect the cost of car insurance

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A study by comparison site GoCompare has shed new light on how your job could affect how much you pay for car insurance. The study looked at which occupations were the most likely to have an ‘at-fault’ claim against their car insurance policy, with GPs coming out on top as the most accident-prone profession for…

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