Hidden cost of unemployment to drivers

Sarah Coles
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When you lose your job, you have enough to worry about already, trying to make your reduced income cover your costs. So it's adding insult to injury that insurers will be conspiring to make life more expensive for you.

An investigation into car insurance cover has revealed that some will refuse to offer cover for unemployed drivers, while others will inflate the price by anything up to 400%.