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East London tops UK's uninsured driving hotspots

New analysis from Churchill Car Insurance reveals the East of London comes top in the list of the UK’s uninsured vehicle hotspots.

Motorists feeling the heat as insurance costs set to rise this summer

Motorists will be feeling the heat as competition amongst motor insurance providers looks set to buck the seasonal trend by decreasing premium prices rather than rising this summer, according to the latest findings from comparethemarket.com’s motor insurance index, Premium Drivers.

Keeping it real keeps insurance quotes lower

Keeping it real when shopping around will produce more competitive car insurance quotes with premiums up to £126 on average lower, analysis from insurance market experts Consumer Intelligence shows.

Drivers fear driverless cars will drive up insurance

More than seven out of 10 motorists fear the launch of driverless cars will force up the cost of motor insurance – with more than one in three worried premiums will rise substantially, new research from insurance market research experts Consumer Intelligence shows.

Friday is the most dangerous day to be a young driver

Young drivers are most likely to have to claim on their motor insurance in March, furthermore Friday is the day when there are the most claims from 17-25 year olds according to new data from the Co-operative Insurance.

15% spike in malicious damage to cars

Motor insurance claims for malicious damage rose 15% last year according to recent data from the Co-operative Insurance.

What options do you have when you are involved in a serious accident

It’s no laughing matter if you’ve been involved in a serious accident. Whether it was a road traffic accident, a slip or fall or cycling accident, online solicitors can come to your aid.

New Government funding keeps driverless cars projects on track

The announcement of a further £20 million in funding for projects developing driverless cars is a timely boost to schemes which should revolutionise transport, insurers said today.

Car premiums leap 10% over fourth quarter of 2015

Car insurance premiums took a sharp upward turn during the fourth quarter of 2015, adding £59 to the typical quoted premium for an annual comprehensive policy, according to the AA’s benchmark British Insurance Premium Index.

Speedy Brits drive their way to motoring convictions

Two thirds of Brits with driving convictions are guilty of speeding - and are living with the financial consequences, according to research from MoneySuperMarket.

Direct Line launches Guaranteed Hire Car cover as standard

Direct Line Car Insurance has launched its Guaranteed Hire Car cover as standard within its comprehensive car insurance policy, meaning all existing and new customers are entitled to a new standard hatchback sized vehicle from a hire car company.

Police seize 27,688 cars because they aren’t insured

New analysis by Churchill Car Insurance reveals at least 27,688 cars have been seized by UK police forces in 2015 because the vehicle was uninsured.

Auto-renewal trap could cost 5.8m motorists up to £1.2bn a year

As peak insurance renewal season approaches – research reveals that 18% of drivers allow their car insurance to auto-renew without checking other quotes.

Drivers need to be uber careful before charging for lifts

Drivers offering lift-shares are only permitted to ask passengers for a contribution towards fuel and other running costs.

Top 10 tips for cutting the cost of car insurance

There are many factors that affect your car insurance that you can’t easily control, such as your age, years of driving experience, job, and where you live.