Posts Tagged ‘UK drivers’

Beat the Car Insurance Trap

During the past two years car insurance premiums have rocketed, especially for younger drivers. Most drivers saw a 25% increase and the rises are set to continue for the foreseeable future.

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Twice as Many Drivers Getting ‘Merry’

A recent survey carried out by car insurer LV= revealed that the number of UK drivers admitting to drink driving offences has almost doubled since 2009!

Car Running Fees Cost UK Motorists Dear

A recent survey revealed that Brits spend more on running their cars than they do on their children! The study showed that the average running costs (including tax, insurance, petrol and maintenance) came to £88.50 per person, per month, equating to £2.5 billion for the whole of the UK per year.

Ditch the Clutter to Save Fuel

Around 22% of British motorists use their cars as a permanent storage facility, with 1 in 10 admitting to have NEVER cleared out their vehicle. Fuel giant Shell has launched a campaign to help drivers save fuel and has advised them to cut the clutter.

Electric Cars Flop

Despite various government initiatives, the majority of UK drivers haven’t invested in an electric car, favouring its gas guzzling cousin instead. The Department of Transport have so far spent £11 million on plug-in car points.

UK Roads Damage Our Cars

A recent survey has found that 1 in 5 cars are damaged by UK roads, leaving local councils shelling out compensation to angry drivers. Since 2010, 54,000 claims are been submitted and £5 million has been paid out in total.