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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

5 car insurance myths debunked

Car insurance is affected by many things, but there are many myths and legends that are said to influence the final insurance premium. For example, you know that only going for third-party cover is cheaper than going fully comprehensive and that keeping your car in a garage will keep your premium down, right? Wrong! Luckily for you, we’re in the...
Car Break Down

Choosing the right breakdown cover

Back in the day, it was a common sight to see vehicles dotted along the side of the road with their bonnets raised, and owners trying to coax them back into life or patiently awaiting rescue, particularly if the weather turned a little hotter, a little colder or a little wetter than usual. These days, cars are a hundred times...

High Risk Drivers See Sky High Premiums

Everyone is excited when they first get their driver’s license.  Young drivers wait anxiously for the freedom to no longer rely on their parents for rides and the excitement of the open road, but rarely do young drivers consider the other side of this equation - insurance. New drivers are subject to extremely high insurance premiums (although some specialist insurers...
Car Insurance Falls 13%

Motor Insurance Premiums Have Fallen!

New data released by the UK’s leading price comparison website, MoneySuperMarket, reveals a further drop in the price of car insurance, with the average cost of a fully comprehensive policy falling £70 (13 per cent) in the past year, from £553 to £483. However, despite prices tumbling in the short term, MoneySuperMarket analysis shows that, over the course of...

Economotoring

The ever-increasing cost of keeping a vehicle on the road in these economically lean times is something that will have given us all pause, but there are a few simple things you can do to save money. Downsize your vehicle Put simply, a smaller car is cheaper to run. Whilst the idea of buying a new car might seem like the...

Collectable British Vintage Cars

Collecting automobiles is an expensive hobby. Not only is there the cost of buying your favourite cars, there are also upkeep costs, potential issues with finding replacement parts, finding space to store them, deciding how often to give in to the temptation of driving your beauties, and of course... insurance. When it comes to collectable cars, British cars seem to...

Top 5 Cheapest Cars for Young Drivers

When you've gone to all the trouble of passing your driving test, you want to get behind the wheel of your own car as soon as possible. But this can quickly become quite expensive, as young drivers insurance premiums are generally higher, for instance. However, there are several cars that are more likely to fall within your new driver’s...

Car insurance premiums skyrocket for convicted drivers

Convicted drink drivers could see their car insurance premiums soar by up to an average of 75 per cent, research shows. A motorist with a drink driving conviction (DR10 penalty) could find their car insurance premium rise 75 per cent from an average of £439 per year. Other convicted drivers may find it difficult to get insured at all. Despite a...

Safeguard your chauffeur business

Safeguard your chauffeur business against possible claims A chauffeur driven executive car is cool to ride, cool to hire but maintaining and managing a chauffeur business is one of the toughest jobs in the world of asset based services. This is not only because of the financial risks associated with it, but also because it is very easy for the...

Top Car Insurance Myths!

When it comes to car insurance, the internet is rife with misconceptions, bended truths and in most cases eye-watering quotes. Are drivers over 40 more experienced drivers? Do you really have to tell your insurer if you have a criminal conviction? While some insurers are open and transparent about what can affect your quote, others provide little to no information...