Insurance premiums for young female drivers soar
1 December 2012 Last updated at 09:40 GMT
The youngest female drivers face significant increases in their insurance costs from this month, according to new figures.
Higher insurance costs had been predicted, as a result of the ban on different prices for men and women which starts on 21 December.
A European court ruling last year found that gender discrimination in insurance was against the law.
Simon Gompertz reports.