Car insurance excesses are 25% higher than they were in 2012


Analysis of car insurance policies has suggested British motorists are being stung by inflation-busting excess payment rises.
One in five drivers thinks electric cars can't be taken into a car wash

One in five thinks electric cars mustn't get wet


Electric cars may have been around for over a hundred years but a new study suggests they are alien to most motorists.
Buying Guide: Leading dash cam dashboard cameras reviewed (updated)

Buying guide: leading dashboard cameras (dashcams)...


The technology that has been safe-guarding the reputations – and insurance policies – of good drivers in Russia for many years is now beginning...
Young drivers using black boxes ‘as safe as older drivers’

Black boxes make young drivers as safe as anyone


The notion that young drivers are more likely to crash than older drivers has been turned on its head by new data from a car insurance company sp
Speeding drivers: higher fines for the worst offenders come into force

More than 1,000 drivers caught speeding daily


More than a thousand drivers are caught speeding on a daily basis, meaning a speeding violation takes place every 75 seconds
Top 10 worst places for car vandalism revealed

Top 10 worst places for car vandalism revealed


Do you live in a vandalism hot spot? Is your car likely to be keyed, have its windows broken or badge pulled off the bonnet?
Reader Letters: electric cars, brake light dazzle, insurance, swerving and continental headlight converters

Reader Letters: Electric cars, brake light dazzle


"The reason why electric car manufacturers do not give the carbon footprint of the power they use is because it depends on the generation..."
Big excess won’t cut insurance cost, drivers warned

Big excess won’t cut insurance cost


Insurers have been accused of ripping off motorists by allowing large excesses on car insurance without offering any savings on the premium.
Ghost brokers: police warn of rise in fake car insurance

Police warn of rise in fake car insurance


Scammers are using social media to trick drivers into buying fake car insurance policies. Police in London warn that around 850 people have repo
Young drivers face £115 insurance increase to cover compensation

Young drivers face £115 insurance increase


Young drivers could be priced off the road if the government goes ahead with reforms to compensation payouts, which will in turn push up insuranc
Car insurance to soar after compensation shake-up

Car insurance to soar after compensation shake-up


Car insurance premiums are expected to rise after the government cut the discount rate used by courts in England and Wales to calculate...
Driverless cars will attract hefty insurance premium

Driverless cars will attract hefty insurance


Motorists will face high insurance costs to run driverless cars under government plans for specialist policies that cover crashes caused by...
Golf carts and dodgems need car insurance, says EU

Golf buggies and dodgems need insurance, says EU


Fairground dodgems and children’s ride-on cars may require motor insurance for the first time under EU laws that the government has to implement.