Will self-driving cars lead to cheaper car insurance?

Up until now, the idea of self-driving cars has been something relegated to science-fiction books and cinema, but vehicles that don’t need input from their drivers in order to operate could spell cheaper car insurance for the nation’s motorists, industry experts say.

Drivers expected to switch to telematics in droves

Drivers in search of cheaper car insurance are expected to leave their current providers in droves, with industry experts predicting that more than 50 per cent of UK motorists to switch to car insurance companies that offer telematics-based cover by 2017.