Monthly Archives: May 2009

GPS could fail, car insurance customers are warned

Stolen vehicle recovery systems provider TRACKER has issued a warning to car insurance customers who rely solely on a global satellite system (GPS) for navigation could find the system failing next year. The firm explained that there is widespread concern in the industry that the US Air Force-run GPS could collapse around the world Read the full article…

Taxi insurance customers to blockade town

Taxi insurance customers in Inverness have reportedly considered conducting a military-style manoeuvre to blockade the town’s roads. Cabbies from all over the town could be set to form a protest against the Highland Council based on its refusal to put a curb on its issuing of taxi licences. The drivers have complained that an Read the full article…

Motor traders ‘are more optimistic’

Motor traders and dealers in the used car market are experiencing a new flourish of optimism that the worst of the recession is over. At least that is the opinion of HPI Used Car Valuations, which has claimed that rising values of second-hand cars is evidence that things are getting better. HPI specialist Martin Read the full article…

West Sussex ombudsman to receive taxi insurance customers’ appeal

Taxi insurance customers in the Chichester area of West Sussex are planning to appeal to their local government ombudsman regarding council decisions to hike fees. The Chichester District Hackney Drivers’ Alliance has revealed to the West Sussex Gazette that its members are not happy with the council’s licensing and enforcement committee’s decision to increase Read the full article…