Car insurance premiums fell throughout 2020 – thought to be a result of the national COVID-19 lockdown, which at it’s height caused road traffic to plummet by 73% but the rate of decline may be slowing.
Car insurance prices dropped by 3.6% in the first quarter of the year and then by a massive 4.7% in the second quarter, when they hit their lowest price in five years – £462 ($603) for fully-comprehensive cover.
However, a modest price drop of 0.3% in the third quarter suggests the fall may be starting to taper off, MoneySuperMarket data shows.
The average price of fully-comprehensive car insurance now stands at £473, the data shows.
What’s more, despite prices falling in 2020, annual comparisons show a slight increase, with fully-comprehensive cover costing about £473 during Q3 2019.
The study found drivers in east London pay most for premiums, at £950 – more than double the…