There are a lot of van owners who also happen to own a car so you may find it of interest to hear that the amount motorists are paying to insure their cars has, on average, gone up in the first 3 months of this year. This is not good timing when you consider that many people are also faced with increased domestic expenditure.

In the last quarter of 2021 the average car insurance premium was £529 per annum according to the car insurance index published by the well-known price comparison website Confused.com. In the first quarter of 2022 the average amount paid by car drivers for such cover was £550 per annum – that is a rise of £21 per annum. Whilst that may not seem a lot to some people it all adds up when you take into account other increases in household expenditure.

If you happen to be 18 years of age then, unfortunately, you are paying on average more for your car insurance than any other age – an average of £1,419 per annum. – a huge amount. This is because a young driver is more likely to be involved in a road traffic accident than the more mature driver. Get to 30 years of age and the average premium is £750 per annum – a huge difference compared to the young motorist.

One of the other factors that an insurance company uses when deciding how much to charge a motorist for car insurance is where he or she lives. For example, if you reside in London – Inner you will pay an average of £864 per annum – this is the most expensive region for car insurance in the UK .If you reside in London- Outer this drops to an average of £687 per annum. If you live in the North East region the average premium is £483 per annum – a significant difference to the above regions.

If you are looking for car insurance because you are a first –time driver or your existing cover is shortly coming up for renewal why not get in touch with us and we will do all that we can to help you obtain a competitive quotation.