Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Women victimised on Car insurance rise.

Probably one of the most irritating pieces of news for a few days, this logic of how car insurance can't be biased towards gender, even though we know a 17-22 year old man is more likely to kill someone through reckless and careless drunk driving, or just showing off to his mates in a punto with a new air filter, going 55mph in a 30mph zone, like a village, outside a school.

Bad drivers are bad drivers, and in the sake of argument, bad drivers aren't judged by their gender, as anyone can be a bad driver, thats why buses' and other public transport were invented, but you can't help but think that the more likely logic is the person who is going to cause the most accidents through dangerous driving is a male.

So now women are going to be forced to pay more, because they wont lower the cost when they know they can just equal it to the male rates, and get a profit on what they're already earning, or maybe they'll split the difference?

Sheilas wheels might be useless now... although if you only cater for women insurance surely this will bypass the legislation as you wont have to change any prices, as you only cater for one gender? So we will probably see more male and female specific car insurance caterers.

Whilst we are on the subject of sexism I still don't understand why women still get paid less in the same job position as a man, its ridiculous because for a start its the same job, and i know one thing for a fact, that women get better grades because they work harder, so maybe its because the 'corporation' feel that women still wearing skirts don't have what it takes to make deals like a man because he wears trousers, well one thing i know is women wear trousers in business nowadays so I dont see why they are still been treated as a minority in the workplace...

and on ANOTHER note, i don't get how a logic of equal oppourunities, is hiring a coloured person to do a job, if the incentive is 'to hire a coloured person' to not seem racist, this is been RACIST as you're making a decision based on skin colour, and also singleing out non coloured or other colour-specific people.

Anyway I hope thats just an interesting opinion, and yes I know it has a bit of contradiction in it because not all male's drive like dickheads but its in our nature to thrash an engine.

Humourous View: http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/news/society/women%27s-car-insurance-to-cost-same-as-a-drunk,-blindfolded-monkey%27s-201103013586/

Official BBC View: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-12606610

2 comments:

  1. I came here for an argument, damn it! But I agree with all of this... :P

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