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Winter driving tips

November 5, 2014 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Tips for driving in winter weatherNow that the early dark nights have arrived and the traditional British weather has blown its way onto our doorsteps, this can cause headache for the drivers. The darker evenings and colder temperatures require a little more care and preparation for your journeys to keep us safe. Below we’ve put together some top tips to help you stay safe when driving in adverse weather conditions this winter… Heavy rain and flooding Driving in the rain is dangerous…

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What to do if you are hit by an uninsured driver

October 30, 2014 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

What to do if you are hit by an uninsured driverNo one wants to hear the words “I’m not insured” after being in a car accident. Regardless of whether or not you were at fault, there is physical damage to your vehicle and potentially bodily damage and injury that may not be noticed straight away. Immediately following an accident, you’re charged with gathering your thoughts and shaking off the initial shock as you prepare to exchange information, contact authorities and get…

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what to do in a motorbike accident with an uninsured driver?

September 23, 2014 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Would you know what to do if you were involved in a motorbike accident with an uninsured driver? It’s going to leave a dent that’s for sure. Ok, well it’s more than just a dent, since your motorcycle, your pride and joy, is now helplessly scattered across the road… and you’re not even sure how your front wheel managed to get punted into that oak tree on the other side of the street. Then again, that appears to be the least of your worries right now, because your right…

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What is Pass Plus and how to get it?

September 17, 2014 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

What is Pass Plus and how to get it? What is Pass Plus? The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) set up an additional driving qualification, available to anyone who holds a full driver’s license (i.e. those who have passed their driving test as opposed to those taking driving lessons and have a provisional driving license). The aim of Pass Plus is to help you gain experience in areas of driving that you will not have covered in the standard driving lessons, for example motorway driving.…

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UK Car Tax - goodbye to paper tax discs

September 2, 2014 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

UK Car Tax – Goodbye Paper Discs! Come the 1st October 2014, the paper tax discs that currently grace our windscreens will be no more. This doesn’t, however, mean that we no longer need to pay vehicle tax. With risks of fines as much as £1,000 and more than two thirds of us not knowing what these changes are, how can we prepare for the new change? For more than 92 years the tax disc has been a requirement of using a vehicle on the public highways, but in todays modern world, the…

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Car Insurance Premiums At Lowest Level For Five Years

July 9, 2014 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Car insurance premiums have fallen to their lowest level in five yearsAccording to new research from comparison site Confused.com, car insurance premiums have fallen by 15% in the past 12 months, and are now at their lowest level for five years. This year, the average comprehensive car insurance policy in the first quarter was £596. This has fallen to £579 in the second quarter, which sees a 2.8% decrease. This information has been established by the Confused.com Insurance…

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Car Insurance Groups Explained

July 4, 2014 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Car Insurance Groups ExplainedWhen it comes to insuring a car, the type of car you have can have a significant impact on the insurance premium that you pay. Every car on the road fits into a certain car insurance group. Grouping cars involves looking at a mix of data, which includes: engine size, performance, cost of the vehicle and the cost to repair it. The cost of repairs to a vehicle account for more than half of the money paid out through insurance claims. Obviously, repairs on premium…

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How to Get Cheaper Car Insurance Blog

June 18, 2014 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

How to get cheaper car insurance Want a great deal on car insurance? Get a FREE quote now. If you’ve come to this article looking for ways to get a lower car insurance premium and reduce the cost of your car cover, then you’ve certainly come to the right place. We’re experts in everything insurance-related and we pride ourselves on our ability to help you find the most affordable car insurance in order to save money on cover and make your money go further. Below, you’ll…

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Top 10 Economical Cars Blog

May 30, 2014 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Top 10 most economical cars to driveFollowing on from Bob’s recent guide to the cheapest cars to insure, here Bob’s focus is on the most economical cars to drive in the UK. Cheap is good, but not too cheap that the car is not dependable and constantly breaks down, so in this guide cars with a good history of reliability are prioritised over those that are just simply cheap and economical to drive. 10. Toyota Yaris Hybrid Combined fuel consumption: 80.7mpgCO2 emissions: 79/km The…

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

February 14, 2014 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

How To Save Money On Your Car Insurance As A Young DriverCar insurance can be a big expense for new or younger drivers. In fact, according to the British Insurance Premium Index, the average car insurance price for drivers aged 17-22 is a whopping £1,198.96! But 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 than older or more experienced motorists. In fact, the RAC has…

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