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Dec 18

Autonomous Vehicle Insurance to be Introduced


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The British Government will make a number of legislative changes in order to include autonomous vehicles within legislation pertaining to insurance, it has been announced.

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Feb 18

Is Britain Ready for Autonomous Vehicles?


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The electric and autonomous vehicle revolution is well on its way, but Great Britain could miss out as the country may simply not be prepared for the event, because of both of the limitations of the National Grid and a dearth of charging bays throughout the nation. Amanda Blanc, the UK head of insurance company Axa, says that the two issues have now superseded worries about accident liabilities as by far the largest barriers to autonomous vehicles becoming part of the mainstream in the United Kingdom.

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Oct 17

How you Describe your Job Affects your Car Insurance


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One of the many different factors that are taken into account by insurance providers while working out the cost of your car insurance is your occupation. The fact is that even the manner in which you describe the job that you do can actually have a massive impact on the amount of car insurance you will end up having to pay for.

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Oct 16

Why Do The Young Pay More for Car Insurance?


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New, and especially younger drivers pay far higher insurance premiums than older more experienced drivers, because they are seen as more of a risk to insurers. Statistical evidence supports the notion that younger drivers are more accident prone than their peers. Obviously, all new drivers make mistakes because they don’t have the required experience, but there seems to be a greater tendency among the young. Recent research points to the fact that drivers under the age of twenty-five are more likely to be involved in accidents for the following reasons:

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Aug 16

Holiday Car Rental Cons


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Are you holidaying in the UK and want to drive something different for a change, or going abroad and want to get about? Car rental is usually the answer. There are good and bad car rental companies, both at home and abroad, and in the majority of cases, they are pretty good. At the same time, some firms and their employees come up with cons that you may not have considered. This article offers a few tips on what to look out for.

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Jun 16

Driving Abroad: How Do You Rate?


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It’s a long held belief that British people often prefer not to adhere to local customs when they are abroad. Whether it’s expecting everyone you meet to speak English, or the expectation that anyone should be able to make a decent cup of tea, many Brits expect foreign cultures to be well versed in British customs. It should be no surprise therefore, to discover that when it comes to motoring abroad, British drivers are not highly rated.

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May 16

Do You Need European Breakdown Cover?


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It’s the time of year when many people are planning their summer holiday. An increasing number of British people now holiday abroad, and some of the most popular spots are in Europe. Many people who plan on travelling to somewhere like France, Italy or Spain, may also want to take their car with them. Plenty of us now take the ferry across the channel because that means we can then drive to wherever we want to go.

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Apr 16

Navigating the Insurance Maze for New Drivers


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When you have passed your driving test, and you get your first car, then you need to consider what is the best car insurance for you. Ask around to see which insurance companies your friends and relatives recommend by all means, but do your own research as well. Insurance is a complex business, so let’s take a look at what you need to know…

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Feb 16

What is Classic Car Insurance?


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In recent years, more than at any other time, there has been a vogue for owning and driving classic cars. What constitutes a classic car is often a matter of opinion. Obviously, some cars are deemed a classic because of their age, or because the manufacturer may have gone out of business, amongst other reasons. At it’s most basic however, if you have a car that is more than fifteen years old, and with less than 70,000 miles on the clock, you could have a classic in your garage.

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Nov 15

What Is Insurance Fronting?


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With insurance for young drivers seeming to be ever increasing, the DVLA are hearing of reports that claim parents have been ‘insurance fronting’ for their children. Before recent years, insurance fronting was an uncommon term but in 2015 a recent study showed that one in ten parents admit to front their child’s car insurance.

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