Zurich Insurance Warn Against Leaving Valuables In Car
Most drivers leave valuable items in their cars, either regularly or occasionally, says Zurich Insurance.
In fact studies show that satellite navigation systems, music players, toys, mobiles and CDs, plus all the other bits and pieces we leave lying around in the car are worth almost GBP 4 billion.
If drivers were questioned would they know how much of this valuable equipment was actually covered on their insurance is what Zurich Insurance would like to ask. As a nation we are all busy people, rushing from one place to another and living our lives in our cars in lots of cases.
It is so easy to leave something in view, attracting interest from a potential thief who can then find many other items of value once they are in the car. For those not fully insured for these items it can be financially stressful as well as emotionally.
Well known car insurance provider Sheilas Wheels, who as the name suggests insure female drivers, say they can offer cheaper premiums to lady drivers since they are statistically safer drivers.
According to research by LV= Liverpool Victoria around 35 percent of rear seat passengers do not use the seatbelt provided, even though it is a legal requirement to do so.
New research from More Than motor insurance has found that many young drivers are today getting their parents to teach them to drive a car rather than having to pay for expensive driving lessons, in an attempt to try and save money.