Motor rates start to flatten out

Car insurance premiums have plateaued and there could be a general downward pressure on rates early this year, according to the latestmotor-market analysis report from actuarial and management consultant Tillinghast-Towers Perrin.

Its index of the three cheapest motor quotes across a number of profiles shows a rise of only 0.87% between August and November 2002. The corresponding figure for the cheapest 10 quotes during this period was 0.23%. The lowest three quotes for comprehensive cover in