Young women drivers to pay more for insurance following EU ruling

Steve Foulsham

The British Insurance Brokers' Association (Biba) said this will have a significant impact on customers and the insurance industry and is almost certain to mean that young female drivers will see an increase in their motor insurance premiums from December 2012.

Insurers will no longer be able to use the exemption for insurance to base female driver premiums on statistics which show that they have lower accident rates and costs. The average 18 year old male claim cost is £4,400 compared to the

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