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Mileage madness: 11 million motorists gamble on invalidating their insurance

Over a quarter of drivers (28%) resort to guessing their annual mileage – despite this being one of the key factors used to price car insurance[1] Half of all motorists …

uSwitch comments on Citizens Advice super-complaint to the CMA

Commenting on Citizens Advice lodging a super-complaint with the CMA, Richard Neudegg, head of regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “Citizens Advice is right to highlight that vulnerable consumers can often end …

Drivers’ insurance premiums soar by £180 million after accidents that weren’t their fault

Nearly two thirds (64%) of drivers who have been involved in an accident were not at fault, yet have seen premiums rise by an average of £102 (26%)[1] Total price …

Sunshine robbery: Motorists risking £9.1bn by leaving valuables in cars this summer

Motorists are risking £9.1bn should their cars be broken into, as drivers leave valuables worth an average of £840 in their cars while on holiday in the UK[1] Over half …

Homeowners set to tackle DIY over the Bank Holiday, but ten million are not covered should disaster strike

Ten million UK homeowners are unaware that DIY or home renovations can invalidate their insurance if they fail to notify their provider first[1] A third (37%) have performed home improvement …

Postcode lottery: Devon residents fork out twice as much as Westminster in household running costs

PL8 in South Hams, Devon, is the most expensive postcode for running a household, with locals paying an average of £332 per month on their home insurance, energy, water and …

Nine million road users admit to running a red light

Millions of Brits are ignoring the rules of the road – with motorists (21%)[1] and cyclists (27%)[2] nearly as bad each other when it comes to running a red light …

Mind the gap: Insurance small print leaving new car owners more than £4,000 short

Motorists purchasing a new vehicle could lose out £4,000 or more should it be written off or stolen with insurers only paying out on the market value of a car …

To excess or not to excess – 16 million drivers prepared to risk £750 for a car insurance saving of just £1 a month

Average car insurance quote for drivers opting for a £1,000 voluntary excess is £318 a year; just £12 cheaper than a policy with a £250 voluntary excess[1]   Nearly four …

Almost a third of UK drivers want gender discrimination rules on insurance scrapped after Brexit

Nation divided as 50% of drivers believe the UK government should keep rules that ban cheaper car insurance policies for women after Brexit[1] But three in ten (29%) want the …