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Articles, tips, questions, and information about car insurance in Australia.

Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

Keep your cool while teaching your kids to drive

Your son or daughter is about to take that wonderful step to attain their drivers licence. Here are some strategies you can use to keep them, your car and your nerves in one piece. A review of young drivers by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau found them to be at greater risk on the roads for a variety of reasons including: lack of experience, limited ability and judgement, underestimation of risks, deliberate risk taking behaviours and use of alcohol and drugs.

Car Insurance

01 Oct, 2008

4 min read

Keep your cool while teaching your kids to drive
Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

Cool cars that are frugal on fuel

Petrol prices may have stabilised for the time being, but the inevitable increase in the cost of oil will once again have people thinking about ways to save on their weekly fuel bill. While in the past, cars that were fuel misers were not necessarily flashiest cars to drive, there has recently been a move towards cool cars that are also frugal on fuel. Here are a few cars worth looking at.

Car Insurance

02 Sep, 2008

3 min read

Cool cars that are frugal on fuel
Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

Dude, where's my car?

Every 8 minutes, another car is stolen in Australia. That’s over 700,000 thefts a year. The good news is that the number of car thefts has been decreasing over the past few years. The bad news is that the recovery rate of stolen autos is also down.

Car Insurance

23 Jul, 2008

4 min read

Dude, where's my car?
Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

Australia's worst drivers: males or females?

Are young women safer drivers than their male counterparts? It’s hardly an easy question to answer and the debate tends to get quite heated, with both sides of the argument keen to demonstrate who is the safest. Unfortunately for the guys however, many of the big name insurers offer discounts on their premiums for female drivers under 25

Car Insurance

23 Apr, 2008

2 min read

Australia's worst drivers: males or females?
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Top 10 Car Insurance Traps

Don't ever pay good money for bad car insurance cover. Get to know your policy to avoid these car insurance traps: Cover, without it you have not only paid for nothing, but you've denied yourself the opportunity to be insured for the collision you have just experienced.

Car Insurance

19 Mar, 2008

4 min read

Top 10 Car Insurance Traps
Laine Gordon

Head of Public Relations

Battle of the sexes hots up behind the wheel

Are young women safer drivers than their male counterparts? It’s hardly an easy question to answer and the debate tends to get quite heated with both sides of the argument keen to demonstrate who is the safest.

Car Insurance

13 Nov, 2007

2 min read

Battle of the sexes hots up behind the wheel