- A third of the women surveyed would have to cut back their living expenses to cope with higher premiums and one in 10 (11%) may end up selling their car, experts have warned.
- There are also signs that it is getting harder for young people to get a broader choice of car insurance quotes.
- Gocompare found that 17-year-olds looking for insurance get an average of 32 quotes, three fewer than at the start of November.
- Insurer Aviva recently found that a third of parents who help with their children's car insurance believe higher premiums when the new rules come in will force them to give up these payments.
With the new gender equality insurance rules coming into force today, here are seven tips on how to reduce your car insurance.
New rules mean that insurers are no longer able to take gender into account when calculating the price customers pay for insurance.