Car Insurance News Articles
Motor insurers are now paying out £1m each day, according to new figures – and a surge in vehicle thefts is partly to blame.
Scott McGee, Insurance Times, reports:
Figures released today by the ABI shows a car theft claim is made every six minutes
Advanced safety features will become compulsory in the basic models of all vehicles sold across Europe, after new measures were approved by the European Commission.
The BBC reports:
New government guidance has asked local councils to remove useless road signs in communities, and for all temporary signs to be given a ‘remove by’ date.
Tristan Shale-Hester & Hugo Griffiths, Auto Express, reports:
A new government-funded trial has been launched, offering motorists a monetary incentive for choosing public transport rather than their cars.
Toyin Owoseje, The Independent, reports:
Figures from a new survey show that almost 15% of drivers would not leave contact details if they hit a parked car.
The Express & Star reports:
Almost one in seven British motorists wouldn’t admit to denting someone else’s car, according to new research.
New legislation will see the introduction of an independent appeals service to help drivers challenge unfair parking tickets.
Emma Munbodh, The Mirror, reports:
Motorists who commit anti-social behaviours in Bradford could face a fine of up to £100 under new legislation.
Molly Rose Pike, The Sun, reports:
Drivers can now be fined for blaring music too loudly while on the road in a bizarre new rule change.
More than 20,000 elderly motorists had their licences revoked by the DVLA on medical grounds last year.
Tristan Shale-Hester, Auto Express, reports:
A UK health organisation has called for cars to be banned from idling outside schools in an attempt to reduce the dangers of air pollution for students.
Matthew Weaver, The Guardian, reports:
New research has revealed that more than 20% of drivers admit to disregarding the red X on smart motorways.
The RAC reports:
Those who ignore ‘red Xs’ could be endangering lives as well as risking £100 fines and three penalty points.