Thursday 12th June 2014
One of the most important rating factors in motor insurance is the car itself. There are thousands of different vehicle variations on the road and having so many vehicles to rate would be extremely complex. In order to simplify things the ‘ABI Group Rating Panel’ created a system of group ratings for vehicles which puts all of these cars into one of 50 groups according to the risk that they present to the insurance companies. This group system had previously been simpler – there were only 20 groups before this and have been as few as 7 groups in the distant past.