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The Co-operative Insurance saves young drivers £7.2m in their first year

The UK’s first major insurer to reward 17-24 year-olds for responsible driving, The Co-operative Insurance, has saved its young drivers more than £7.2 million in their first year of driving since launching the scheme in March 2011.

UK motorists overcharged as insurers play auto-renewal tricks

UK motorists are wasting £1.3 billion each year by staying loyal and allowing their car insurance to automatically renew, at the price of their insurer’s choosing.

True Brits top list of classic cars covered

True Brits top list of classic cars covered

Classic vehicle insurer, Ageas Insurance Limited, has unveiled the top ten classic cars it covers through Optima Classic Car, its specialist policy sold via brokers, created for enthusiasts and owners of cherished vehicles.

1 in 4 parents of young drivers are ‘fronting’ their car insurance policies

A quarter of parents of young drivers are ‘fronting’ a car insurance policy for their child in order to save them money.

Car insurance rises falter

Average quoted car insurance premiums have risen by just £1 over the last three months of 2014, according to the latest AA British Insurance Premium Index.

Nearly half of consumers didn’t switch any of the 10 most popular financial and household utility products in 2014

Loyal consumers could be wasting billions of pounds by sticking with the same financial services and household utilities providers year after year.

Co-op updates young driver insurance to accelerate safer driving skills

In a first for the Insurance industry, The Co-operative Insurance has partnered with e-merge safer drivers to pilot a series of educational modules for customers holding a Young Driver Insurance policy.

Crash course on car parking

Car parking can be a source of frustration at the best of times but car park crunches will have tainted Christmas for many drivers.

Beware the ‘theftive’ season

In the run up to Christmas, the ABI is advising people to be careful of thieves looking for easy festive pickings.

Car insurance premiums rise to a two year high

Average car insurance premium prices have been rising at a startling rate over the past three months, beating the record increases seen in 2011 when average premiums hit a record high of £554, according to analysis by MoneySuperMarket.

LV= agrees new car insurance contract with Nationwide

LV= has been appointed by Nationwide Building Society to underwrite its car insurance product for a further three years.

LV= and esure smash ‘cash for crash’ fraud ring

A fraud ring based in West Yorkshire has been smashed as the perpetrators were given prison sentences after staging car accidents in order to claim compensation from their insurers.

Warning to check your car insurance before lift-sharing

The warning comes following a review of over 230 comprehensive car insurance policies, which revealed that just under one in ten policies specifically exclude cover for lift-sharing.

Guardian Angel technology protects drivers in risky hotspots

An alarming 6,393 more car accidents happen on UK roads in winter than in summer , and with National Road Safety Week (17th – 23rd November) upon us, these stats rev up an urgent need to improve road safety.

Keep your shopping under wraps from car thieves this Christmas

M&S Bank is urging motorists to check their car insurance policy before they hit the shops this festive period.