Big Brother is watching you parallel park

Younger motorists have been trading their freedom for less expensive motor insurance, as a new pilot programme is fitting video cameras in their cars in exchange for a 15 per cent discount on their insurance premiums.

UK motor insurance industry could turn a profit this year

While it’s easy to point the finger at the nation’s car insurance companies in order to ask them just where in the world are all those premium payments going to, it’s easy to forget that the entire motor industry in the UK hasn’t turned an underwriting profit in 18 years straight – but this year could be different, for once.

Young Brits spend 20% of their salary on motor cover

If you think you’ve got problems, just be glad you’re not a new driver: new research shows the average 18 to 21 year old spends just shy of £2,500 a year on their motor cover – which is around 20 per cent of the typical young Brit’s annual salary.

Younger Brits getting hosed on their insurance costs

Everyone knows it’s nearly impossible to find discount car insurance for young drivers in the UK, but a new survey recently highlighted just how badly the nation’s younger generation is getting hosed when held up against other age groups.

‘No one silver bullet’ to end high insurance rate woes

There’s ‘no one silver bullet’ to end the nation’s high car insurance rate woes, according to Transport Secretary Justine Greening, who presided over a Whitehall motor car insurance summit this week that saw proposals to increase availability of discount car insurance for young drivers and using independent medical panels to reduce whiplash claims.