New legislation may mean that drivers could be fined for keeping a vehicle which is not insured. The new rules aim to target those people who persist in driving without motor insurance. more than 6% of motorists drive without cover and many are responsible for accidents and injury. The new legislation allows the Driving Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) to cross reference its records with the Motor Insurers’ Bureau.
Buying insurance for your vehicle can be a bit of a minefield. Not only is there a great deal of information out there, but the situation is compounded by a number of myths which have grown up around car insurance.
Here are 10 myths we can hopefully dispel as you compare free online car insurance quotes:
You may well be looking for new insurance for your van, but before you start your van insurance search, it is worth contemplating the fact that you may be rendering any insurance cover invalid. As many as one in five drivers have defective vision and do not meet the minimum requirements for driving in the United Kingdom.
All being well, when you organise a cheap van insurance quote, everything should go smoothly. You search the Internet and find a cheap van insurance quote which, after a little research, you decide to accept. The next step is to give the go-ahead and the wheels should whirr into motion. However, what happens if you suddenly find a quote which is far cheaper, or you have proceeded with a policy, only to find that you cannot get your proof of no claims bonus from your previous provider? This is precisely what happened to a young student recently.
Back in 2005, the Vauxhall Corsa was the car to beat in its class. It easily outsold its rivals, such as the Ford Fiesta, Renault Clio and the Peugeot 206. Manufacturers of Super-minis, however, were not slow to react, and it was not too long before the Corsa began to look its age, as well as falling behind in terms of its performance. The Fiat Grande Punto, the new Renault Clio and the Peugeot 207 soon forced their way to the front and the Vauxhall Corsa was found somewhat wanting.
The Vauxhall Astra was once the focus of derision, a tribute to mediocrity. Ford has brought out the Ford Focus which left the Vauxhall Astra looking like a club runner when compared to Usain Bolt. Vauxhall did not seem to know how to compete, and for a while trundled along with the Vauxhall Astra waiting for someone to find inspiration.
Peugeot have set themselves a huge challenge. They already had huge successes with the Peugeot 205 and the 206, which have sold over five million vehicles worldwide, but they are now trying to do the same with Peugeot 207, so Peugeot are hoping it will be third time lucky. The Peugeot 207 is aimed fairly and squarely within the supermini category and Peugeot have tried to address some of the complaints levelled at the Peugeot 206, namely the poor interior design and standards of equipment.
Audi have continually marketed their cars firmly based on build quality. Looks were a touch on the conservative, although Audi’s reliability won it a host of admirers. However, when the stunning looking R8 arrived, it announced Audi’s intention to put as much effort into the way their cars looked as much as they did with the engineering side.
The recession has bitten into all parts of the economy, and many people have been looking to find various ways of reducing expenditure. One of the ways that people have been trying to reduce motoring cost is by reducing the level of car insurance they pay on their vehicle. Many people have taken the option of reducing their car insurance cover from fully comprehensive to third party – with as many as one million people opting to take this approach in order to find cost savings.
Renault once considered the mini MPV market all their own, especially with the success of the Renault Scenic. Then along came the Vauxhall Zafira. It fitted the bill exactly and within a relatively short space of time became the biggest selling mini MPV in Europe. Seven seat transport for all the family, which was safe, reliable and above affordable brought the Vauxhall Zafira to the number one spot in its class. Now Vauxhall have upgraded the Zafira and given it a smarter look.