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We take a look at the claiming habits of men and woman when it comes to car insurance

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It used to be that women got a better deal on their cheap car insurance than men. There were even specialist insurers who only sold policies for women. But that all changed in 2012. The European Court of Justice ruled that it was illegal to take gender into account when calculating insurance.

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Men claim less, but for higher amounts. It’s illegal to charge them more for being men.

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Men tend to have fewer claims, but more expensive ones. However, this shouldn’t affect your quote, because insurers can no longer charge you more just for being a man.

Women claim more, but for lower amounts. It’s illegal to charge them less for being women.

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While women claim more on their car insurance it is usually for lower amounts. But gone are the days you can be given cheaper car insurance just because you are a woman.

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