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    • MSE Tony
    • By MSE Tony 10th May 18, 5:06 PM
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    MSE News: Direct Line's new policy promises to protect your no-claims discount in certain scenarios
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    • 10th May 18, 5:06 PM
    MSE News: Direct Line's new policy promises to protect your no-claims discount in certain scenarios 10th May 18 at 5:06 PM
    Direct Line is promising to protect its customers' no-claims discount if their car is damaged by something that wasn't their fault such as a pothole - but don't assume you won't pay more in the long run..

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    'Direct Line's new policy promises to protect your no-claims discount from potholes and other no-fault damage'

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    Last edited by MSE Tony; 10-05-2018 at 5:08 PM.
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    • robin58
    • By robin58 10th May 18, 6:03 PM
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    • 10th May 18, 6:03 PM
    So does that mean DirectLine will now sue councils to cover thier losses?
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    • ValiantSon
    • By ValiantSon 10th May 18, 7:03 PM
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    • 10th May 18, 7:03 PM
    So does that mean DirectLine will now sue councils to cover thier losses?
    Originally posted by robin58
    Who knows, but if it encourages the councils to actually repair the roads then I'm all for it!
    • paddyandstumpy
    • By paddyandstumpy 10th May 18, 7:59 PM
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    • 10th May 18, 7:59 PM
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    • 10th May 18, 7:59 PM
    They still won't cover tyres, and depending on the excess will it be worthwhile to make a claim just for an alloy?

    A headline grabber from DLG but not a big exposure or a generous cover.
    • boatman
    • By boatman 14th May 18, 1:44 PM
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    • 14th May 18, 1:44 PM
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    • 14th May 18, 1:44 PM
    Perhaps they could also stop putting up premiums for accidents that were not your fault!!
    • ValiantSon
    • By ValiantSon 15th May 18, 10:06 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 10:06 PM
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    • 15th May 18, 10:06 PM
    Perhaps they could also stop putting up premiums for accidents that were not your fault!!
    Originally posted by boatman
    All insurers do that, so it isn't a fair criticism of Direct Line specifically.

    You are considered, rightly or not, to be a greater risk if you have a previous claim, irrespective of fault.
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