Over the years, women have put up with sarcastic comments from men about the supposed inferiority of female drivers, protected by the knowledge that their driving awarded them lower premiums than their husbands or male friends. For many years, car insurance companies rewarded women for their safer track record on the roads, while young men put up with rocketing insurance costs. Now, thanks to an EU ruling that places gender-based pricing on insurance in the same category as other forms… read more →
Transport Secretary Justine Greening has called for a wider implementation of black box technology to reduce the costs of insurance for young drivers and women. In a recent talk show interview Justine Greening notes that young people in the UK pay as much as £3,000 for car insurance. She estimates for young drivers installing a black box could take up to 20% off of their premiums. Great if you’re looking for cheap car insurance for young female drivers. What Are… read more →
When you’re shopping for car insurance, it can be very tempting to reduce your costs by choosing lower amount of coverage or raising your deductibles. There’s no doubt that these are two most obvious ways to reduce the cost of your car insurance. However, other factors like womens telematics, size of the vehicle and location can also affect the cost of your car insurance. Some of these factors can be easily controlled by you. Let us tell you about these… read more →
Though the concept of using telematics in cars has been around for a while, it has taken a little time for some people to volunteer to have the units installed. Some women drivers appear to be a little resistant to the idea of having a device track their driving habits over time. They may understand that they can get reduced insurance rates, but quite a few of them are still feeling reluctant to try it out for themselves. You may… read more →
Car insurance is the single biggest outlay for any young driver. Often, drivers under the age of 25 are paying more for their annual car insurance premiums than their car is actually worth, which makes driving prohibitively expensive.
Aimed squarely at new female drivers, ‘Girls Drive Better’ have been around long enough to build a respectable following among their target audience.