10 things you're doing that are invalidating your car insurance

10 things you’re doing that are invalidating your car insurance

We all know that having car insurance is a legal requirement for motorists.

But if your insurance company doesn’t hold the correct information about you, or you don’t update them on changes of circumstances, your policy may not be valid. Online parts supplier CarParts4Less.co.uk have advised motorists of ten easy to make mistakes that may be invalidating their car insurance.

'Fronting'. Insurance for young drivers often costs more and some people try to get round this by having a low-risk driver like a parent as the main policy holder and adding the real motorist as a named driver.
'Fronting'. Insurance for young drivers often costs more and some people try to get round this by having a low-risk driver like a parent as the main policy holder and adding the real motorist as a named driver.
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Using more miles than you thought. Your annual mileage is one of the factors used to calculate your premium; the higher the mileage, the higher the cost.
Using more miles than you thought. Your annual mileage is one of the factors used to calculate your premium; the higher the mileage, the higher the cost.
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Driving with pets. If you are driving with your pet in the car, you are legally required to make sure they are secured.
Driving with pets. If you are driving with your pet in the car, you are legally required to make sure they are secured.
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Letting other people drive your car. Friends or family may have policies allowing them to drive other peoples cars, but its unlikely they cover damage to the vehicle in an accident.
Letting other people drive your car. Friends or family may have policies allowing them to drive other peoples cars, but its unlikely they cover damage to the vehicle in an accident.
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