Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 18°C Thursday 16 September 2021

#Motor insurance

# motor-insurance - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Justice Minister launches review of how personal injury compensation should be calculated
# Personal Injury
# Personal Injury

Justice Minister launches review of how personal injury compensation should be calculated

Jun 10th 2020, 6:20 AM 11,585 Views 23 Comments

The Cost of Insurance Working Group (CIWG) was established in 2016 to analyse the high costs imposed by insurance companies.

# motor-insurance - Monday 16 December, 2019

Cost of car insurance rises by 42% despite an overall reduction in number of claims
# Premium Rates
# Premium Rates

Cost of car insurance rises by 42% despite an overall reduction in number of claims

Dec 16th 2019, 12:37 PM 35,521 Views 105 Comments

Figures showing the average cost of premiums and payouts were released by the Central Bank today.

# motor-insurance - Friday 1 November, 2019

Insurers must give customers information on previous year premiums, Central Bank rules
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Insurers must give customers information on previous year premiums, Central Bank rules

Nov 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 15,713 Views 31 Comments

The rules mean that insurers must also extend their renewal notification period from 15 to 20 working days.

# motor-insurance - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

One million Green Card forms sent to motor insurance providers in case there's a no-deal Brexit
# Crossing The Border
# Crossing The Border

One million Green Card forms sent to motor insurance providers in case there's a no-deal Brexit

Feb 27th 2019, 10:20 PM 24,899 Views 10 Comments

Drivers who think they may need a card have been advised to apply one month in advance.

# motor-insurance - Saturday 7 April, 2018

All young drivers 'should have tracking devices installed to reduce car insurance costs'
# Speeding
# Speeding

All young drivers 'should have tracking devices installed to reduce car insurance costs'

Apr 7th 2018, 8:00 AM 20,125 Views 91 Comments

Junior Minister Michael D’Arcy said young people are choosing to pay higher premiums rather than have the devices installed in their cars.

# motor-insurance - Monday 28 August, 2017

'We're really cracking down on this': Motor insurance body in favour of tougher powers for prosecuting fraudsters
# Getting Tough
# Getting Tough

'We're really cracking down on this': Motor insurance body in favour of tougher powers for prosecuting fraudsters

Aug 28th 2017, 8:34 AM 17,094 Views 50 Comments

The Motor Insurance Bureau of Ireland says that one in eight of the claims it processes are ‘suspicious’.

# motor-insurance - Monday 10 July, 2017

'These investigations could seriously alter the motor insurance landscape in Ireland'
# Column
# Column

'These investigations could seriously alter the motor insurance landscape in Ireland'

Jul 10th 2017, 6:30 AM 39,276 Views 83 Comments

This is an exceptionally worrying time for those companies implicated in these investigations, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

# motor-insurance - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Insurance Ireland 'cooperating fully' with office raids regarding motor premium costs
# Cartel Behaviour
# Cartel Behaviour

Insurance Ireland 'cooperating fully' with office raids regarding motor premium costs

Jul 4th 2017, 4:39 PM 31,580 Views 88 Comments

A number of motor insurance offices have been raided today regarding alleged price-fixing amid rising costs

# motor-insurance - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Supreme Court rules State must make payouts to claimants affected by collapse of Setanta Insurance
# Insurance Ruling
# Insurance Ruling

Supreme Court rules State must make payouts to claimants affected by collapse of Setanta Insurance

May 25th 2017, 3:18 PM 20,056 Views 34 Comments

The State Liquidator and Insurance Compensation Fund (ICF) is now to be held liable for the outstanding Setanta payouts.

# motor-insurance - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Innocent motorists in serious road accidents 5 years ago still 'haven't seen a cent'
# Setanta Insurance
# Setanta Insurance

Innocent motorists in serious road accidents 5 years ago still 'haven't seen a cent'

Feb 28th 2017, 7:00 PM 21,423 Views 9 Comments

Some drivers who have been out of work since their accident have yet to receive their insurance payout.

# motor-insurance - Friday 6 January, 2017

1,666 Setanta Insurance claimants still waiting on payouts
# Motor Insurance
# Motor Insurance

1,666 Setanta Insurance claimants still waiting on payouts

Jan 6th 2017, 6:07 AM 8,212 Views 11 Comments

It is nearly three years since the insurer collapsed.

# motor-insurance - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Poll: Is owning a car worth the cost?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is owning a car worth the cost?

Dec 29th 2016, 8:30 PM 39,157 Views 78 Comments

Motor insurance, fuel, tax, etc. It all adds up.

# motor-insurance - Sunday 27 November, 2016

FactCheck: Are motor insurance claims and legal fees going up or down?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Are motor insurance claims and legal fees going up or down?

Nov 27th 2016, 10:00 PM 22,464 Views 41 Comments

Using previously unpublished data, FactCheck steps in to referee a heated dispute between the Law Society and the insurance industry.

# motor-insurance - Friday 25 November, 2016

Your paper insurance disc could soon be a thing of the past
# Paperless
# Paperless

Your paper insurance disc could soon be a thing of the past

Nov 25th 2016, 6:01 AM 24,784 Views 37 Comments

The committee chairperson had some harsh words for Insurance Ireland and the Central Bank yesterday.

# motor-insurance - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Insurance industry claims spiralling costs are returning premiums to "correct base level"
# Bumper Costs
# Bumper Costs

Insurance industry claims spiralling costs are returning premiums to "correct base level"

Sep 14th 2016, 12:46 PM 18,613 Views 86 Comments

Politicians have been hearing about why costs are rising.

# motor-insurance - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Ireland's legal profession just pointed the finger firmly at insurers when it comes to spiralling motor insurance costs
# They Did It
# They Did It

Ireland's legal profession just pointed the finger firmly at insurers when it comes to spiralling motor insurance costs

Sep 13th 2016, 3:31 PM 33,531 Views 74 Comments

The Oireachtas finance committee has been hearing from all sides in the motor insurance dispute today.

# motor-insurance - Monday 12 September, 2016

Majority in favour of State-provided car insurance scheme
# Motor Insurance
# Motor Insurance

Majority in favour of State-provided car insurance scheme

Sep 12th 2016, 11:36 PM 25,885 Views 126 Comments

More than half of people surveyed said they blamed the insurance industry for spiralling costs.

# motor-insurance - Thursday 8 September, 2016

"We're on our knees and begging" - motorists being driven off the road by insurance costs, committee hears
# Spiralling
# Spiralling

"We're on our knees and begging" - motorists being driven off the road by insurance costs, committee hears

Sep 8th 2016, 12:42 PM 28,487 Views 106 Comments

The Oireachtas Finance committee today heard from the AA together with groups representing both older and younger drivers.

# motor-insurance - Saturday 3 September, 2016

"My generation are shackled by the mistakes of institutions which should have known better"
# Opinion
# Opinion

"My generation are shackled by the mistakes of institutions which should have known better"

Sep 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 297 Views 62 Comments

Kian Griffin argues that young motorists are being left to foot the bill for a broken system.

# motor-insurance - Friday 12 August, 2016

'Shocking figures': Motor premiums up almost 40% in the last year
# On The Road
# On The Road

'Shocking figures': Motor premiums up almost 40% in the last year

Aug 12th 2016, 8:19 AM 21,955 Views 109 Comments

In the last year, one third of Irish drivers have seen their insurance rise by up to 50%.

# motor-insurance - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Thousands of drivers to get refunds after collapse of Enterprise Insurance
# Premiums
# Premiums

Thousands of drivers to get refunds after collapse of Enterprise Insurance

Jul 24th 2016, 6:36 PM 14,173 Views 16 Comments

The insurance firm, which was declared insolvent on Friday, has about 14,000 Irish customers.

# motor-insurance - Friday 22 July, 2016

This is how drivers will be protected if a motor insurance company collapses
# Setanta
# Setanta

This is how drivers will be protected if a motor insurance company collapses

Jul 22nd 2016, 3:23 PM 16,964 Views 28 Comments

The liquidation of Setanta Insurance in 2014 left over 1,700 people out of pocket.

# motor-insurance - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Poll: Has your car insurance premium gone up this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Has your car insurance premium gone up this year?

Jun 8th 2016, 10:19 AM 33,162 Views 126 Comments

TDs are set to debate the issue today.

# motor-insurance - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

There's been a big jump in the number of people being refused car insurance
# On The Up
# On The Up

There's been a big jump in the number of people being refused car insurance

Jun 7th 2016, 11:05 AM 37,889 Views 127 Comments

This week, Fianna Fáil is to propose a motion to tackle the rise in motor insurance costs.

# motor-insurance - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Regulator knew about Setanta Insurance concerns since last November
# Liquidated
# Liquidated

Regulator knew about Setanta Insurance concerns since last November

May 6th 2014, 9:52 PM 9,947 Views 22 Comments

An estimated 75,000 customers are believed to have been left without insurance after the company entered liquidation.

# motor-insurance - Monday 2 December, 2013

Young women fare worst as gender neutral pricing drives up car insurance
# Car Insurance
# Car Insurance

Young women fare worst as gender neutral pricing drives up car insurance

Dec 2nd 2013, 9:04 AM 9,970 Views 108 Comments

On average, women under 25 saw an increase of 20 per cent with some reporting rises of up to 50 per cent while younger men reap the benefits of the new pricing system.

# motor-insurance - Monday 4 November, 2013

Nearly six per cent admit to drink driving, men more likely to do it than women
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Nearly six per cent admit to drink driving, men more likely to do it than women

Nov 4th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,799 Views 48 Comments

The findings are contained in a new survey from AA Motor Insurance.

# motor-insurance - Monday 27 May, 2013

Poll: Should there be a mandatory prison sentence for uninsured drivers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a mandatory prison sentence for uninsured drivers?

May 27th 2013, 9:48 AM 14,404 Views 121 Comments

A new survey has shown that almost 7 per cent of people have had their vehicle damaged by an uninsured driver, so should the penalties be harsher?

# motor-insurance - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Poll: Do you shop around for your car insurance?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you shop around for your car insurance?

May 8th 2013, 10:14 AM 8,645 Views 62 Comments

A survey has found that you could save up to €1,335 if you shopped around for your car insurance.

# motor-insurance - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Drivers 'paying €30 each' to cover those without insurance
# Motoring
# Motoring

Drivers 'paying €30 each' to cover those without insurance

Apr 10th 2012, 9:07 PM 7,680 Views 34 Comments

The Irish Brokers Association wants drivers who travel without insurance to have their cars seized by the State.