The Root

The official blog of Carrot Insurance

29 March 2017

Our picks from the Geneva Motor Show 2017


The biggest and most important motor show in Europe, Geneva is heaven for people who are into their cars and even for gadget and tech-lovers. We were too focussed on helping our customers with car insurance to physically be there in Geneva, but if you’ve got a couple of minutes, get stuck into our roundup […]

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15 June 2016

A hat-trick of small car news snippets during Euro 2016 week one


Last week’s summer driving tips article on The Root having had nothing to do with the UK weather quickly turning from scorchio to soaking, many of us could at least veg’ in front of the telly to watch the opening Euro 2016 matches without feeling guilty about being indoors. Who are the Euro champions car-wise? […]

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18 May 2016

What’s new in the world of young drivers?


With the usual focus on stuff that particularly matters or is of interest to young or newly-qualified drivers, this week on The Root sees us round up the latest topics, debates and headlines from the world of motoring. Will driving licences go electronic? It wasn’t all that long ago when the DVLA got rid of […]

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15 March 2016

Carrot builds the case for giving young drivers a break in this year’s Budget


– Carrot insurance urges the Government to support young drivers in the 2016 Budget – Plough IPT revenue from U23s into road safety, says Carrot director Ed Rochfort Carrot, the insurance company for young drivers, has urged Chancellor George Osborne to exempt young drivers from IPT if they purchase an approved safe driving telematics programme […]

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25 February 2016

Driving tests: possible future changes… and current delays


With only 21% of the 1.5 million learners who take their practical driving tests each year passing first time, the UK government announced in November 2015 that it’s considering some cunning plans, some or all of which may come into effect in the near future, marking a huge shake-up. The main proposed change is that […]

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18 February 2016

The two faces of the Chicago Auto Show 2016


On a map, the American city of Chicago looks a stone’s throw away from Detroit, home to what many consider to be the world’s most important motor show. There’s actually 282 miles between the two US cities, which are situated next to Lake Michigan and Lake Erie respectively. We like an underdog so wanted to […]

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28 January 2016

Motoring news from the blur that was January


Incredibly, the first month of 2016 is almost over and fortunately wintry weather didn’t show its face throughout the bulk of the UK, although Mother Nature made up for that by giving us loads and loads of rain, and then some. With the usual focus on safe driving, more affordable cars and young drivers, here’s […]

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16 December 2015

We’ve won an award!


Regular readers of The Root will know that we frequently champion road safety. After all, our funky car insurance products are based on rewarding younger motorists for driving carefully. Our team is therefore really chuffed that Carrot Insurance has won a road safety award, as it shows that our telematics products are indeed helping reduce […]

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22 October 2015

New Product. New Website. Same Roots


At Carrot Insurance we continuously nurture our products and services with loads of love and we’re proud to announce that our new and improved crop of insurance solutions is more customer-focussed and rewarding than ever. How so? New Driver This is our car insurance product designed exclusively for newly qualified drivers or those under the […]

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