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Louisiana Has the Most Expensive Car Insurance in the US

Louisiana Has the Most Expensive Car Insurance in the US

A recent study shows Louisiana as having the most expensive car insurance in the US, with average annual premiums of $2,699. While Louisiana ahs the most expensive car insurance, at the other end is Maine, with the cheapest car insurance averaged at $1,510 annually. According to the report released by […]

Learning to Drive

Learning to Drive

Is it ever a good time for a child to learn how to drive in the eyes of a parent? Many parents take the stance that 16 years old is too young to get your license. They fear that the child isn’t responsible enough at 16 to handle the privileges of […]

The Costs of Car Insurance Begin to Drop

The Costs of Car Insurance Begin to Drop

The cost of car insurance finally sees a drop after years of steady increases. Between April and June the average annual comprehensive insurance was £797, 7.1% down compared with the same period last year. The biggest decrease was seen by drivers aged 71 and above, who paid 8.8% less this […]

Are more people avoiding car insurance costs?

Are more people avoiding car insurance costs?

Car insurance: every motorist needs it. Aside from being a legal requirement, it’s also important to have as a safety net if you’re involved in an accident on the road. However, some motorists are finding that the cost of insurance may be beyond their means, leaving them with insufficient cover. […]

Young Drivers Pay 18% of Their Salary for Car Insurance

Young Drivers Pay 18% of Their Salary for Car Insurance

Annually young drivers pay around £2,499 for car insurance and almost 18% of their full-time salary for motor cover. The situation is even worse for male drivers aged between 17 and 20 who are charged around £3,635 for car insurance, while young women pay around £1,869. This means that big […]

UK: TomTom to tell good drivers from bad

UK: TomTom to tell good drivers from bad

TomTom, the Dutch manufacturer of automotive navigation systems has made a landmark move into the insurance market by providing the technology behind a new insurance product, which bases premiums on driving behavior. In the United States, Progressive Insurance offers something similar with its Snapshot monitor. The scheme gives drivers control […]

USA Roadside Urban Legends

USA Roadside Urban Legends

There’s nothing better than a good old spooky story – unless it’s a good old spooky story about cars. The USA is the natural home of automobile urban legends. Maybe it’s the long stretches of lonely highway that are so supernaturally inspiring? Wherever the stories come from and however true […]

Rising costs hit UK motorists

Rising costs hit UK motorists

New figures from the RAC Cost of Motoring Index have shown that UK motorists pay 14 percent more to keep a vehicle on the road than they did a year ago. The average new car running cost now stands at £128.64 a week, the RAC said in a report. Compared […]

UK drivers delay vital motoring checks to save money

UK drivers delay vital motoring checks to save money

British drivers are delaying or even cancelling vital motoring checks to save money, despite the imminence of winter, survey finds. 1 in 3 of the 2,300 motorists surveyed by car hire comparator carrentals.co.uk have delayed servicing because of the cost involved and 1 in 5 have put off changing used […]

The new Audi A6 puts the driver first

The new Audi A6 puts the driver first

Criticisms of the Audi A6 have been numerous since the release of its most recent update, the C6, in 2004. Despite winning the World Car of the Year award in 2005, the A6 was dubbed cumbersome and clunky by some, prompting a facelift by Audi that updated the C6 in […]

1 in 4 drivers afraid to claim on their insurance!

1 in 4 drivers afraid to claim on their insurance!

Not only are UK car owners paying through the nose for car insurance, many are now footing the bill for accident damage rather than making a claim on their policy! Findings from a recent MyVoucherCodes survey found that 24 per cent of respondents admitted to personally covering the cost of […]

Injury claims pushing up premiums

Injury claims pushing up premiums

LEGAL costs associated with settling personal injury claims are pushing up the average car insurance policy by £40, according to the Association of British Insurers. Motorists can expect to pay at least £40 extra on their annual premiums because of the culture of claims, and the ABI is calling for […]