car insurance

Car insurance: Men still paying more – 5 years after ruling 0

Men are still routinely paying more than women for their car insurance, five years after a ruling aimed at ending discrimination by gender was passed by the EU. The gender directive was passed to check insurers, who were automatically favouring women by discounting their premiums by hundreds of pounds. A industry trend had started to(…)

A third of motorists lie to get cheaper car insurance 0

At Servicing Stop, we’re always keeping our eye on interesting developments from the motoring world, and a new survey we’ve commissioned has revealed some truly staggering results. For the survey*, we asked over a thousand motorists questions relating to car maintenance and running costs. The answers we received turned out to be extremely interesting; and(…)

The Rise of the ‘Black Box’ in the world of Britain’s Car Insurance 0

The ‘black box’ is always watching you and recording you when you are driving. Does not sound too pleasant right? So why are they getting more popular amongst Britons? A telematics device, commonly known as the ‘Black Box’, is a device which is attached to the dashboard of a car in order to monitor where(…)

Black box drivers being made to do online courses 0

Some drivers who use a Black Box for insurance purposes may be asked to pass online tutorials. Those who are deemed ‘at risk’ will be sent tutorials by insurers asking them to complete it in order to keep premiums as low as possible. Driver Risk Dynamics The tutorials have been developed by Driver Risk Dynamics.(…)

The Crash-for Cash-dilemma 0

We’ve all heard of the cash-for-crash insurance fraud epidemic sweeping the nation. Innocent drivers everywhere are falling victim to these fraudsters! Is there anything you can do to protect yourself? The problem It will not come as a surprise to you that there is a nationwide clampdown on crash-for-cash scammers. In one of most high(…)

Riots and its effects on cars 0

The unparalleled riots throughout the country have caused shock throughout the world. People’s livelihoods, homes and some lives have been lost. We take a look into how cars were affected. Car insurance Car’s were burnt and damaged beyond repair in the riots. Many insurance companies have small prints saying that in acts of “riots, war,(…)

Are Insurance Companies To Blame?

Are Insurance Companies To Blame? 0

Insurance premiums have been increasing over recent years, with recent occurrences alarming to many. For this reason The House of Commons Transport Committee is to re-open up an investigation into this issue. Jack Straw (Labour’s MP for Blackburn) has been called as a witness as it is also something that he feels strongly about. His(…)

New car insurance law comes into force 0

In order to crack down on the huge number of uninsured drivers throughout the UK, a new law has been introduced. The law states that even when a car is not being driven, it must be insured. In order to avoid punishment, the car must be declared as off the road. Previously motorists had to(…)