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Illegal car modification hotspots revealed
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Illegal car modification hotspots revealed

Gloucestershire has the highest proportion of illegal car modifications, with altered number plates the most common breach
14 Jun 2021
Free car insurance for people getting vaccine
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Free car insurance for people getting vaccine

Three hours’ temporary insurance cover given away; drivers need only email a picture of the vaccination card to redeem offer
7 Jun 2021
What is car GAP insurance?
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What is car GAP insurance?

We explain GAP and finance GAP insurance for cars, and ask whether you really need it
20 May 2021
Cat S and N cars: new insurance write-off categories
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Cat S and N cars: new insurance write-off categories

New Cat S and Cat N insurance write-off classifications have replaced the old Cat C and Cat D groups; we explain all.
5 May 2021
Cheapest cars to insure in the UK 2021
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Cheapest cars to insure in the UK 2021

Looking for a car that’s cheap to insure? We’ve listed cars with the cheapest insurance group ratings on sale in the UK today
5 May 2021
Cost of car insurance falls by highest rate in six years
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Cost of car insurance falls by highest rate in six years

Data from price comparison website shows 14 per cent decrease in cost of insurance cover, with average policy coming in at £538
20 Apr 2021
Cat D and Cat C write-offs
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Cat D and Cat C write-offs

A new write-off system has been introduced, but Cat C and D cars are still on the used market. We explain all.
11 Mar 2021

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Motorists pay £71.5m a year in car insurance cancellation fees
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Motorists pay £71.5m a year in car insurance cancellation fees

Drivers in the UK cancel 1.3 million car insurance policies each year, paying an average fee of £55 to do so
9 Mar 2021
BMW, Mercedes and Tesla owners could be at risk of higher insurance premiums
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BMW, Mercedes and Tesla owners could be at risk of higher insurance premiums

Raw, uncapped insurance group rating data could be used by insurers to increase premiums on various high-end cars
19 Jan 2021
Cheap car insurance for young drivers: top tips
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Cheap car insurance for young drivers: top tips

Our guide on car insurance for teenage drivers that could help save hundreds on your annual bill
16 Dec 2020
How to check if a car is taxed, MoT’d and insured
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How to check if a car is taxed, MoT’d and insured

The government offers a free tax and insurance checker to make sure a vehicle is legally allowed on UK roads. Here’s how to use it...
22 Oct 2020
Car insurance claims spike as rusty drivers return to roads
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Car insurance claims spike as rusty drivers return to roads

The easing of lockdown in England saw a jump in claims, with the biggest leap occurring in south-central England
5 Jun 2020
What is a no claims bonus?
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What is a no claims bonus?

For many drivers a no claims bonus is the ticket to cheaper car insurance. We explain what it is and how to earn it
5 Jun 2020
What is temporary car insurance?
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What is temporary car insurance?

Temporary car insurance is handy if you need immediate, short-term insurance cover on a car. Here we explain what it is and how to get it.
4 Jun 2020
Can you trust car insurance comparison sites?
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Can you trust car insurance comparison sites?

Follow our guide to get the best cheap car insurance using price comparison websites
1 Jun 2020
Car insurance firms must waive fees and allow delayed payments, says watchdog 
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Car insurance firms must waive fees and allow delayed payments, says watchdog 

The Financial Conduct Authority instructs car insurers to try and save customers money and allow deferred payments
15 May 2020
Admiral to issue £25 refund on all car insurance premiums
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Admiral to issue £25 refund on all car insurance premiums

The insurer is passing on the savings it’s making as a result of less claims being made during the coronavirus lockdown
22 Apr 2020
Black Box car insurance: everything you need to know
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Black Box car insurance: everything you need to know

Is telematics tech a solution for safer, cheaper driving? We speak to young drivers with first-hand experience of black box car insurance
1 Jan 2020