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Car registration years - a complete guide to understanding number plates

May 1, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Car registration years – a complete guide to understanding number plates Contents: Car registration years How does the car registration plate system work? Number plate area codes (first two letters) When do new number plates come out? Private number plates & personalised registrations What are private number plates? Is it legal to purchase and use private number plates? Check car tax/MOT Working out how old a car is based on its registration plate used to be relatively easy, with the first…

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Key Workers Warned as ABI Confirms COVID-19 Changes to Car Insurance Will End on 30 April

April 26, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Key workers warned as ABI confirms COVID-19 changes to car insurance will end on 30 April Key workers such as NHS staff and carers who had to use their own car for work purposes during the height of the pandemic automatically had their car insurance changed to allow for this, but the ABI has announced that this support is ending soon. Thousands of key workers across the UK had their car insurance policy’s relaxed last year during the pandemic, but they are now being advised to check their cover…

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Lowest Car Insurance Prices in 7 Years

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

Lowest car insurance prices in 7 years A recent study has revealed that the average cost of car insurance has plunged to its lowest point since 2014. MoneySuperMarket’s comparison of historical comprehensive insurance data revealed that the cost of car insurance fell by £73.32 in the first quarter of this year. That fall in price is the largest quarterly drop since the price comparison site began its analysis of car cover data in 2013. This significant drop in price means the average…

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Cheapest Cars to Insure | 5 Low Insurance Models

April 9, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

What are the cheapest cars to insure? See below for 5 models that come with the lowest insurance premiums in 2021 There are many different factors that can influence the cost of your car insurance premiums, including (but not limited to) your: Age (younger drivers usually pay more as they have little experience) Driving history (i.e. how many claims you've made in the past, convictions, etc.) Geographical location (some areas in the UK pose more risks to insurers) Another key factor that determines…

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Are Electric Cars Cheaper to Insure?

March 8, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Are electric cars cheaper to insure? A recent study by Heycar has revealed that electric vehicle (EV) insurance now costs less than insurance premiums for traditional, fossil-fueled cars. Historically, although more expensive to run, insurance for petrol and diesel-fuelled cars has always been cheaper than insurance for electric cars, but recent data has revealed this is no longer the case. Cheaper insurance for EVs means that although the initial cost of buying an electric car may be higher than…

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Food delivery insurance - everything you need to know

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

Food delivery insurance – everything you need to know If you deliver food, it is important to make sure you have the correct car insurance in place. Find the best deal on delivery insurance with Bobatoo:  With the explosion of the 'gig economy' in recent years, more and more people are finding themselves effectively self-employed and on their own when it comes to things like paying tax and making sure they have the correct insurance. Companies like Deliveroo mean that almost anyone…

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New Research Shows the Importance of Shopping Around for New Car Insurance

March 1, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

New research shows the importance of shopping around for new car insurance rather than auto-renewing UK motorists have been warned to avoid a common mistake when renewing their car insurance, which could save them as much as £277. A new study by car insurance comparison site GoCompare has found that there has been a significant increase in the number of drivers automatically renewing their car insurance policy in the past year – with 7.6 million policies having been renewed automatically…

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New Study Reveals Which Jobs Face the Highest Car Insurance Premiums

February 25, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

A new study reveals which jobs are currently facing the highest and lowest car insurance premiums GoCompare, one of the well-known car insurance comparison sites, has recently carried out a study comparing quotes for a range of job titles to see which occupations are facing some of the highest and the lowest premiums and to work out an average cost for each one. They analysed car insurance quotes that were purchased between 2018 and 2020, so their results give a good indicator as to the prices you…

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How to make a claim for pothole damage

January 28, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

How to make a claim for pothole damageMany of Britain’s roads are in poor condition as a result of underinvestment from the government. If you hit a pothole that causes damage to your car, you may be able to claim compensation.  Here’s our step-by-step guide to what you should do: Step 1: Collect evidence and document the damage Ensure you note down the location of the pothole.  If possible (and safe to do so) take a picture of the pothole. Ideally, if the road is not too busy,…

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Am I Insured to Drive Other Cars? | Car Insurance Advice

January 7, 2021 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Am I Insured to Drive Other Cars? Drive any car insurance, otherwise known as cover for driving other cars (DOC), used to be a standard feature on most comprehensive car insurance policies, allowing drivers to get behind the wheel of any car they wanted, knowing that if the worst should happen, they’d be covered by their insurance policy. These days, however, times have changed and insurance to drive any car now often comes with a catch – some policies don’t allow it at all. Get…

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