Doug Strachan of Age Co Car Insurance said:
“Motorists covered a record number of miles on the UK’s road network last year*. For a third (33%)** of later life drivers, breaking down and having to call for assistance is what they are most concerned about when driving and, with this in mind, it is important to ensure your car is in tip top shape before setting off.
“It’s Car Safety Week this week, which aims to raise awareness of the importance of proper car maintenance, reminding us all to think about giving our cars a once over, especially in light of the recent cold snap.”
Put your mind at ease and give your car a once over before setting off on a long journey:
Age Co Car Insurance is administered by Ageas Retail Limited and provided by a limited panel of insurers.^^
Age Co Motor Breakdown Insurance is provided by Call Assist Ltd.
* Figures sourced from Provisional Road Traffic Estimates Great Britain: October 2014 – September 2015 https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/475125/provisional-road-traffic-estimates-great-britain-oct-2014-sep-2015-report.pdf
** Research commissioned from One Poll on behalf of Age UK Enterprises. Total sample size of 2,000 of the 60+ age group. Fieldwork was undertaken 30/01/2015 – 13/02/2015.
^^ Details are available on request.
Age UK Enterprises Limited trades under the trading name Age Co Insurance Services. Age UK Enterprises Limited is a trading subsidiary company of Age UK (registered charity, no. 1128267) and donates its net profits to Age UK. Products offered by Age Co Insurance Services are arranged by Age UK Enterprises Limited and arranged and administered by Ageas Retail Limited, both of which are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Ageas Retail Limited Registered office: Ageas House, Hampshire Corporate Park, Templars Way, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 3YA. Registered in England and Wales 1324965. FS Register number: 312468. Age UK Enterprises Limited Registered office: Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA. Registered in England and Wales 3156159. FS Register number: 311438.
Call Assist Ltd is registered in England and Wales. Registered Company No: 3668383. Registered Office address: Axis Court, North Station Road, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1UX. Call Assist Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Financial Services Register No: 304838