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Feb 19

Black Box Car Insurance Saves Young Drivers £50m


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More than £50 million has been saved by young drivers in the United Kingdom over the course of the last five years because of the use of “black box” telematics insurance policies.

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Sep 18

Your First Car: Tips for Choosing Wisely


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New drivers looking to purchase their very first motor vehicle should make sure that the car they are looking for is easy to drive, affordable, and above all safe. The buying of the first car is often seen as one of the rites of passage to becoming an adult, but purchasing and running a vehicle is not cheap.

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Sep 17

What to know when you hire a car abroad


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You might not think that it would be too difficult to hire a car when you go abroad, but the truth is it can sometimes be tough to make the right choice, with all of the different hiring conditions and forms of insurance on offer. Leaving the decision to the last minute is also a guaranteed way to get very frustrated and probably end up making the wrong choices.

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Mar 17

A Look at Advanced Driving Training Schemes


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It is an achievement to pass the driving test, and to be able to drive yourself wherever you want to go. There are some things that are not covered in any depth, but it is possible to take one of the advanced driving training tests. Advanced tests will not only make you a safer driver; in some occupations more in-depth driving training will more than likely get you the job.

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Oct 16

Is Your Postcode Affecting Your Motoring Costs?


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Running a car these days is an expensive business; no matter how you look at motoring, the costs of it are constantly on the rise, whether in one area or another. If you have an old car, and many people do these days, then your costs are even greater. Older cars are far more likely to fail their MOT test, which often means replacing expensive components for the vehicle to pass. One of the costs that everyone has apart from the MOT test and petrol or diesel, is insurance.

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Aug 16

Young Drivers: Some Things You Need to Know


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There is a wealth of information out there for new young drivers, mostly about passing the test, getting a used car, or what to do about insurance. The advice in this article looks at some of the things less frequently mentioned, with just a nod to insurance.

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Jun 16

Tips for Young Drivers: Running a Car


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Young drivers who have passed their test probably can’t wait to get their first car, without necessarily understanding what that might cost. Running a car is expensive, and for those just starting to drive, it’s even more expensive. Young drivers face much higher insurance costs because insurance companies regard new, and especially new, young drivers, as a greater risk. The first thing that you need to do after passing your test is to swap your provisional for a full driving licence.

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Apr 16

Car Insurance: Things To Be Aware Of


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Car insurance is expensive, and some drivers pay much higher premiums than others, which doesn’t seem fair, but there are various reasons for this. This article looks at some of the reasons why there may have been a big hike in how much you pay for car insurance.

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Mar 16

Are Some Second Hand Cars Safer Than Others?


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Whether you are thinking about purchasing a new or a second hand vehicle, it’s always a good idea to do plenty of research before you make a decision. The UK government is aware that an increasing number of people, particularly new drivers need guidance when it comes to safe driving. Safety ratings in the UK rely on the Euro NCAP – the new car assessment programme. An increasing number of car manufacturers now use the results of these tests to make their latest vehicles safer to drive.

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Apr 15

Black Box Insurance – Do They Really Keep Premiums Down?


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As technology begins to be incorporated into our day-to-day lives on a worldwide scale, tech driven companies are thinking up new solutions for everything, including a little something called telematics tech.

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