A FREE Smart Phone App that will offer all drivers a glimpse of the future for motor insurance has been launched by Marmalade - the young driver specialist. Marmalade has developed the App to mimic the key features of the technology used for its Intelligent Marmalade scheme - which links driver behaviour to insurance. Intelligent Marmalade is based on the principle that most drivers are careful drivers and in-car technology allows careful... [more]
and British Car Auctions highlights the financial advantages. On the 16th of November, The British Medical Association has called for the extension of the current ban on smoking in public places after reviewing evidence of the dangers. It highlighted research showing the levels of toxins in a car can be up to 23 times higher than in a smoky bar. But if these health issues are not enough to persuade smokers to stub out their in-car habit, th... [more]
New research reveals that motorists stash, on average, £278 worth of belongings in their cars. Items most commonly left in the boot or glove-box include SatNavs (43 per cent), mobile phones (32 per cent) and wallets/purses (29 per cent). But, the survey revealed that most drivers (72 per cent) don't know what cover they have for the things that they leave in their cars. The research from comparison website, Gocompare.com found that glove-... [more]
From the tender age of 17, motorists will spend much of their daily lives commuting in the car, ferrying people around and conducting their social life. As such, they will visit the local garage to fill up with fuel at least 2,645 times, and get the car fixed 31 times. In a detailed study of 2,000 drivers, which unveils their motoring habits over a period of 61.5 years, Gocompare.com reveals that the average British motorist will own 26 cars, ... [more]
Speeding, eating or drinking while driving and not wearing a seat belt are the most common crimes we commit during our day-to-day lives. Other car crimes which take place regularly include jumping red lights, parking on double yellow lines and driving someone else's motor without the proper insurance cover. Downloading music illegally, texting or chatting while driving, and cycling without lights on are also offences we regularly commit. In to... [more]
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Who Said car Insurance Would Feel Fair?
Car insurance is a requirement to drive a car, but some parts of it just don't seem fair. A look at three such scenarios.
Car insurance: one bump and your old car could be on the scrapheap
When Lesley Hall claimed for minor damage to her old Toyota Corolla, her insurers said her car was a write-off and offered £40 Drivers of older cars are being advised to think carefully before they are tempted to claim on their car insurance following a minor bump. The warning comes after one London motorist had her vehicle written off following the smallest of accidents, in which just the side ...
Idaho Drivers Now Have A Smarter Choice For Car Insurance
SAN FRANCISCO, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer car insurance company, is now offering car insurance in Idaho . (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111222/SF26836LOGO-b ...
Hang up quick: The car insurance robocall scam
Lucky you! You've been selected for lower car insurance rates due to a review of your driving record, or perhaps rate changes that have recently taken place in your ZIP code. Just press 1
Florida Car Insurance Rate Finds Floridians Best Prices For Car Insurance This Summer
Miami drivers looking at buying a new car or renewing their insurance this summer will now be able to do so without stress. This summer, Florida Car Insurance Rate will help all Miami drivers find the ...
Higher education equals lower car insurance
Question: Is it true that people with less education may pay higher car insurance premiums? Answer: Yes. As controversial as it may be, the education level of drivers can
Incorporated Insurance Services Helps Californians Find the Best Auto Insurance Rates for Summer 2013
Having a car is necessary for commuting around Los Angeles, and having car insurance a legal requirement. Especially in LA where there are so many car insurance providers, it can be difficult to know which ...
Car Insurance Quotes - Compare Auto Insurance Rates
Autolnsure.com has been launched to allow users compare car insurance rates online. (PRWeb May 24, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10767375.htm
$19 Car Insurance - Special Online Rates As Low As $19 a Month
BetterInsuranceChoice.com has been launched to offer special online auto insurance discounts. (PRWeb May 24, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10767357.htm
When good drivers marry bad drivers
"For better or for worse" includes car insurance. Most couples will find cheaper rates after tying the knot because of multicar and multipolicy discounts, and the fact that most insurance companies view married people as less risky than single drivers.