Young women drivers face premium hikes of 25% in 2013 warns AA

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Premiums for male drivers aged 17-22 were reduced by almost 1% in the first quarter of 2012, but women in that age bracket saw their premiums climb 4.8% to an average Shoparound quote of £2,330.48.

Simon Douglas, director of AA Insurance, warned that increasing premiums for women was likely to continue, following the implementation of the European Court of Justice ban on gender discrimination in pricing.

He said: “The latest figures suggest that insurers are starting to adjust their pricing

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