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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.

Over-sharing information can affect insurance claims

Only 29% of insurance customers think it is fair for insurance companies to use social media posts to check the validity of claims, research from industry experts Consumer Intelligence shows.

Organised gangs drive increase in crash for cash

Crash for cash - road traffic accidents deliberately caused in order to claim whiplash compensation - is now at the highest level ever detected by Aviva, the UK’s largest insurer.

The price of motor insurance continues to fall

The price paid for the average private comprehensive motor insurance policy fell slightly in the third quarter of this year, according to figures by the ABI.

Lost or stolen car keys could cost you dear

Modern car keys are no longer just pieces of stamped metal which unlock doors and start the ignition. They now contain programmed chips which remotely unlock the doors and operate the alarm, immobiliser and ignition.

Up to 16% of people are considering driving their cars abroad over the next 12 months

Up to 16% of people are considering driving their own car abroad in the next 12 months, according to Sainsbury’s Bank car insurance.

Car insurance falls come to an end

The downward plunge in the average quoted car insurance premium ‘bounced off the bottom’ during the third quarter of 2014, according to the latest benchmark AA British Insurance Premium Index.

Aviva reaches milestone in fight against ‘dishonest’ whiplash claims

Aviva has won a significant victory in the fight against dishonest whiplash claims, which saw a low speed whiplash claim not only rejected, but ruled by the court as “fundamentally dishonest”.