Insurance News Archive 2014

Welcome to the car insurance and travel insurance news archive from Swiftcover. Here you will find insurance related news stories from 2014.

  • 'Texting guns' to put a stop to distracted driving 06 October 2014 While it's easy for police to spot motorists who are chatting away on their mobile phones, catching drivers in the middle of texting can be trickier. However, thanks to some groundbreaking technology...
  • Meet Taku-Tanku: the Home you can Tow 11 September 2014 The latest innovation in sustainable portable housing has arrived. And if you thought the caravan that your parents borrowed for those family holidays/bonding sessions to Cornwall was cramped, think...
  • Beware of Smart Home Hackers 06 August 2014 The Internet of Things is becoming more and more common in British homes, with everything from TVs to bathroom scales being turned into smart devices.
  • An Average House or an Italian Village: UK House Prices in Context 22 July 2014 With house prices at an all time high, it seems like every year we're getting less and less property for our pound. But don't be disheartened - we may have just the solution: save yourself some cash...
  • As Housing Market Heats Up, Buying Habits Get Extreme 11 June 2014 The UK is currently facing an estimated shortfall of 953,000 homes, and with demand still growing, homeowners are facing stark choices in order to find the right investment, and the amount of space,...
  • Government to Cut Road Sign 'Clutter' 21 May 2014 An official announcement from the Department for Transport has heralded plans to give local councils greater freedom to design, add and remove road signage and markings without approval from central...
  • EU Plan to Alter UK Number Plates 17 April 2014 Officials in Brussels are reported to want to standardise car number plates across the region to make it easier to re-register cars abroad and, potentially, help to reduce fraud.
  • "Affordability" Biggest Problem with British Housing 05 March 2014 Despite government efforts to help new homeowners get a foot on the property ladder, a new poll conducted by The Guardian and ICM has revealed that the biggest issue facing house hunting Britons is...
  • Parking made Pleasant? Councils make Plans for 2014… 10 February 2014 Last year saw councils across the UK mired in controversy over parking costs, shrinking parking spaces and over zealous attendants.
  • Software and Solar Dominate Car Advances at 2014 CES 21 January 2014 The 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES)featured plenty of brand new electronic innovations that are sure to tempt even the most dedicated petrol head.

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