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Older drivers suffer at the hands of insurance industry

A pattern is emerging of discrimination against motorists of a certain age

17th April, 2016
Older drivers are getting hammered with huge insurance premiums Pic: iStock

For some time now, there has been a lot of discussion about the rapid increase in car insurance premiums across the board. But while these hikes are affecting all driver categories, there is a pattern of particular discrimination against older drivers emerging.

I have a 76-year-old client with a full licence. He had never made a claim during all the decades he was insured, until he bumped a parked car six months before his renewal...

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