Car insurance

News : Carole Nash offers free National Classic Car Day cover for policyholders

News : Carole Nash offers free National Classic Car Day cover for policyholders

Classic car and bike insurance broker Carole Nash has thrown its full support behind National Classic Car and Bike Day by providing policy holders with commuter cover as standard.  The day is a brainchild of BBC Radio 2 Breakfast DJ Chris Evans, who recently announced that Friday, 4 April 2014 will be the first National […]

Advertorial : Common causes of distracted driving

Advertorial : Common causes of distracted driving

Accidents can happen in a split second by a moment’s inattention, particularly if you are travelling at speed, and can lead to the loss of your no-claims bonus and perhaps injury to yourself and others. It really is worth being aware of behaviours to avoid when you are at the wheel and how to best […]

Advertorial : How the UK became the whiplash capital of the world

Advertorial : How the UK became the whiplash capital of the world

Whiplash injuries can be very painful and unpleasant for the sufferer, leading to neck pain and stiffness. The effects are usually short-term but the most severe cases can result in long-term debilitating pain and depression. Typically, the damage occurs after a car accident, often a rear collision at low speeds, and the resulting whiplash injury […]

Advertorial : How to reduce risk while driving

Advertorial : How to reduce risk while driving

The freedom of the road can be an empowering thing, but driving will always involve a certain amount of risk. According to government statistics, an average of 10 people are killed in road accidents in the UK every day, and 100 are seriously injured – and 95% of these accidents are due to driver error. […]

Advertorial : Tips on how to drive safely in windy conditions

Advertorial : Tips on how to drive safely in windy conditions

You know that feeling when it’s blowing a gale outside:  the last thing you want to do is leave the house, but sometimes you just need to.  So you cut a dash for the car and head off on your way.  But driving in the wind can be dangerous, so once you’re on the road, […]

Advertorial : What to do in a collision?

Advertorial : What to do in a collision?

It’s difficult to think clearly and remember what you need to do when you’ve just been involved in a car accident. At the time most people will be upset and may be worried about their passengers or the driver of the other car having been hurt. So a useful tip is to print off a […]

Advertorial : 10 essential items to pack ahead of a road trip

Advertorial : 10 essential items to pack ahead of a road trip

Millions of motorists agree that taking a road trip is one of the most liberating and exciting ways to travel. Jack Kerouac even went as far as to proclaim that “the road is life”. But whether you are embarking on an odyssey across the country or heading to the nearest stretch of coastline, the key […]

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Advertorial : How old can my proof of No Claims Discount (NCD) be?

Advertorial : How old can my proof of No Claims Discount (NCD) be?

After fuel, car insurance is probably the number one cost of running a vehicle and, given the ever-increasing costs of insuring your car, saving money on cover is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Traditionally, careful drivers have been rewarded with a No Claims Discount (NCD) – a saving on their policy for not making […]

By December 19, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Essays : Over-50s car insurance guide

Essays : Over-50s car insurance guide

We’ve talked a lot about young people and their car insurance needs – but what about drivers at the other end of the scale? People who have reached the age of 50 are likely to have a bit more cash to splash on luxury goods like cars. When you have a nice car, there is […]

News : Classic car top tens, Brits prefer Germans

News : Classic car top tens, Brits prefer Germans

Analysis by MoneySupermarket has identified the most popular older cars on Britain’s roads, with Volkswagens dominating the list of the pre-1996 vehicles which are still going strong today. The analysis was gained by looked at 34 million enquiries through MoneySupermarket’s car insurance channel in a 12 month period to the end of March this year. […]

News : Young drivers paying fifth of wages on car insurance

News : Young drivers paying fifth of wages on car insurance

It is a well-known fact that younger drivers, who are seen as the biggest risk on the roads, have to pay considerably higher insurance premiums than more experienced drivers. However, in recent years this situation has become considerably worse and many young drivers are now having to spend up to a fifth of their wages […]

Blogs : 75′s back and bouncing

Blogs : 75′s back and bouncing

Keith Adams You’ve got to hand it to Direct Line. As insurance claims go, this one has been very painless indeed. Regular readers might recall a careless young lady ran into the AROnline Rover 75 and drove off without stopping. Slightly annoyed, I reported this and told my insurers. The next day, they took the […]

News : Car insurance goes 21st century

News : Car insurance goes 21st century

Keith Adams The current war between car insurance providers to provide the best service and cheapest quotes seems to have taken another turn, with the arrival of Confused.com‘s new text message-based system. The company has built up a huge business through offering a simple and accessible way of getting your motor insurance quotes, and the […]

Blog : An annoying hit ‘n’ run

Blog : An annoying hit ‘n’ run

Keith Adams Came in from a nice afternoon with ‘er indoors to find the mirror cap of my Rover 75 resting playfully on my kitchen work surface. Beneath it, are a couple of pieces of mirror – a familiar oval one, and a strange rectangular one. Puzzled, I wonder what’s going on – and ask […]

Features : Motor insurance – getting to know you

Features : Motor insurance – getting to know you

AROnline’s very own insurance expert and man in the industry, Mark Mastrototaro, explains how insurance works, and why it sometimes seems unfair when your policy renewal comes in and it’s not as little as you’d expect. He joins the team to answer your insurance questions. Read, digest and get ready with your questions! Frequently asked […]

By February 21, 2012 44 Comments Read More →
Essay : Top 10 premium-reducing tips

Essay : Top 10 premium-reducing tips

With the price of public transport skyrocketing, petrol not looking as though it’s going to drop any time soon and pay cuts going on left, right and centre, the need to find ways to cut spending is growing day by day. Car insurance is one of those things that we can’t get away with avoiding; […]

By January 19, 2012 51 Comments Read More →
News : Drivers searching for ever smaller-savings on premiums

News : Drivers searching for ever smaller-savings on premiums

Almost a quarter of drivers in the UK would switch car insurance policies to save as little as £25 on their premiums, according to research by the UK’s leading price comparison website, Moneysupermarket.com. Moneysupermarket finds the cheapest car insurance for every kind of driver and conducted the research to find out what kinds of savings […]

By October 26, 2011 3 Comments Read More →
Essay : the pressures facing young drivers

Essay : the pressures facing young drivers

As a young driver, you do have a lot to think about. And it is quite easy to get caught up in the fun aspects of having a licence for the first time. If you are a first time driver, you are probably just excited about how much more freedom and flexibility the ability to […]

By August 24, 2011 9 Comments Read More →