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Car MOT: How to check MOT history and get reminders

Car Insurance Excess: Voluntary and Compulsory Excess

Uswitch guide explains everything you need to know about car insurance excess. Paying a higher voluntary excess could result in car cheaper insurance.

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Car MOT: How to check MOT history and get reminders

eCall: Could your car save your life?

Under the eCall, every car sold in the European Union is set to come equipped with a device that can send alerts to the emergency services if needed.

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Car insurance for parallel imports

Can I Drive Someone Else's Car? Driving Other Cars Cover

Before you borrow a friend's of relative's car, do you know whether you're insured? Even if you have your own comprehensive car insurance policy, you may not be covered to drive another vehicle. Find out which circumstances you're covered in when driving other cars.

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Driving in the UK on a non-UK licence

Car insurance for foreign drivers

Find out how to get insured to drive in the UK if you have a licence from the EU/EEC, designated country, or other country. Find out about rules on what motor insurance you need and what to do if you get into an accident, what are the penalties for uninsured vehicles.

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How to get the best car insurance deals

Driving abroad - what you need to know | Uswitch

There's more to driving abroad than keeping to the other side of the road - find out about the local rules and customs when driving on holiday.

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Car insurance for disabled drivers

Compare Car Insurance for drivers with medical conditions - Uswitch.com

In this guide we explain what options are available to drivers with medical conditions looking for a car insurance policy, and how to still get the best deal on cover.

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Comprehensive car insurance

The future of diesel cars

With attitudes and legislation towards diesel fuel changing, what does the future hold for diesel cars? We explore the proposed petrol and diesel ban and the plummeting sales of diesel-fuelled cars in the UK.

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Dashboard cameras: Can you save money on your car insurance with a dash cam?

Can you save money on your car insurance with a dash cam?

Can a dash cam save you money on your car insurance? Read our guide to find out how dash cams work and how they can benefit you in the case of an accident.

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Car insurance for provisional drivers - how much does it cost?

The cost of car insurance for provisional drivers - Uswitch

Learning to drive can be expensive, and car insurance for provisional drivers only adds to the expense. Find out how to keep the costs down.

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Comprehensive car insurance

What is Comprehensive Car Insurance? - Uswitch.com

Compare car insurance quotes from leading insurance brands. Find out what different factors affect your car insurance quotes. There are factors you can control to get cheaper insurance, for instance, your excess and the level of cover. There also are factors you can't control - such as your age.

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Search for cheap car insurance with Uswitch

Cheap car insurance guide - find cheap car quotes

Compare car insurance quotes from leading insurance brands. Find out what different factors affect your car insurance quotes. There are factors you can control to get cheaper insurance, for instance, your excess and the level of cover. There also are factors you can't control - such as your age.

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New and used car warranties and extended car warranty explained

Car warranty quotes|Get a car warranty quote today - Uswitch

While car insurance can cover the cost of repairing your vehicle after an accident, car warranty could be a useful extra for when something goes wrong.

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Car tax changes: What do you need to know?

Car tax changes: What do you need to know?

Car tax rules changed in October 2014, and it's not just the tax disc you need to know about. Find out how car tax has changed for buyers and sellers.

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Car scrappage schemes for 2019

Car Scrappage Schemes in the UK - Uswitch.com

Car manufacturers often have car scrappage offers - a type of trade-in deal where you get money off a new vehicle. How do scrappage schemes work?

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Car MOT: How to check MOT history and get reminders

How to check your MOT history and get reminders

An MOT is your car's annual health check. But who needs one and how do you find out when yours is due? Set up a reminder with Uswitch.

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Car insurance: the basics | Policy coverage and car insurance questions

Car insurance: the basics | Policy coverage and car insurance questions

Read our list of frequently asked car insurance questions for the facts on why you need car insurance, the types of cover, excesses and much more.

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Car insurance: Is your old banger actually a classic?

Can I get classic car insurance?

Some insurers define a classic car as anything over 10 years of age, so your old banger could be considered a classic! Read our guide to insuring it.

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Car insurance fronting

Car Insurance Fronting and its Repercussions | Uswitch

Did you know you could be breaking the law by adding a parent as the named driver on a child's car insurance policy? Learn more about fronting in our guide.

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Finding the best car insurance for new drivers and younger drivers

Cheap car insurance for young drivers - young drivers insurance

Young drivers insurance is notoriously expensive - find out our top tips for getting cheap car insurance for young drivers. The main reason car insurance for young drivers is so expensive is the risk the insurer takes - statistics show that young drivers are more likely to be involved in accidents.

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Cheap car insurance for women

Cheap car insurance for women

Cheap car insurance for women was traditionally easier to find than it was for men - learn why and how the new EU gender ruling will impact premiums.

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Read our guide on bringing your car to the UK as a temporary import

Car insurance for temporary imports - Uswitch

Find out everything you need to know about temporarily importing your car if you're visiting, working, or studying in the UK as a non-resident.

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Car insurance for students

Car insurance for students

Read our guide to student car insurance and learn how to get your car insured on a tight student budget. Plus compare quotes from leading providers

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Car insurance for parallel imports

Car insurance for parallel imports

Read our guide to learn about car insurance costs for parallel imports. Find out how a parallel import differs from a grey import and compare quotes now. Screen reader support enabled.

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Car insurance for over 50s

Car insurance for over 50s

While car insurance costs usually reduce as you get older, that trend can actually reverse once you reach your retirement years. Find out how to save.

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Cheap car insurance for new drivers

Cheap car insurance for new drivers

Car insurance for new drivers can often run into the thousands - find out why and how to lessen the blow by following our key advice.

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Car insurance for imported cars | Import car insurance

Car insurance for imported cars | Import car insurance

Read our guide to find out about the different types of imported vehicle available and see how each type of import affects the cost of import car insurance.

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Car insurance for grey imports

Car insurance for grey imports

Read our guide and find out how to get car insurance for a grey import. Learn more about imports and compare quotes from specialist insurers with Uswitch.

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Car insurance for drivers with speeding offences

Car insurance for drivers with speeding offences

Find out how a speeding offence could affect your car insurance costs, and compare quotes from specialist insurance providers with Uswitch.

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Car insurance extras and add-ons explained

Car insurance extras and add-ons explained

Do you know what extras you can add on to your car insurance policy and what they include? Our guide explains common add-ons and what they cover.

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Car insurance for drivers with vandalism claims

Car insurance for drivers with vandalism claims

Vandalism claims can affect the cost of your car insurance, but there are ways you can save. Read about vandalism claims in our guide and save with Uswitch.

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Car insurance for drivers with non-fault claims

Car insurance for drivers with non-fault claims

If you've made a car insurance claim for an accident that wasn't your fault, your insurance costs could still go up. Find out how to prevent this.

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Car insurance for drivers with previous claims

Car insurance for drivers with previous claims

Car insurance can be more expensive for drivers with previous claims. Read our guide for tips on reducing your car insurance costs if you've made a claim.

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Car insurance for drivers with at-fault claims

Car insurance for drivers with at-fault claims

An at-fault car insurance claim can have a big impact on your premium. If you've made an at-fault claim, there are many ways to reduce the cost of your car insurance renewal. Read our guide on at-fault claims and learn more about at-fault claims and find out how to reduce your car insurance costs.

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Car insurance for drivers with drink driving convictions

Car insurance for drivers with drink driving convictions

Learn how to cut the cost of car insurance after a driving ban with our informative guide, and compare car insurance quotes from specialist providers.

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Car insurance for people with criminal convictions

Car insurance for people with criminal convictions

Car insurance costs can rise for drivers with criminal convictions. Read our guide to saving on car insurance for convicted drivers and compare quotes here.

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Car insurance for convicted drivers

Car insurance for convicted drivers

Car insurance can be costly for drivers with motoring or non-motoring convictions. Find out how to save on your car insurance for convicted drivers.

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Car insurance claims against uninsured drivers

Car insurance claims against uninsured drivers

Car insurance can be costly for people with previous claims against uninsured drivers. This guide explains how to prevent your insurance costs from rising.

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Everything you need to know about making an insurance claim after a car accident

Car Insurance Claims: Guide to Car Accident Claim Process

Buying a used car can be a great way of bagging a bargain - learn how to avoid the pitfalls with our top 11 used car check tips and find the best used cars. Our guide reveals the top tips for buying a used car and ensuring you know what you're getting and what price you should be paying for it.

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Uswitch guide to buying a used car

What to Look for When Buying a Used Car? | Uswitch

Buying a used car can be a great way of bagging a bargain - learn how to avoid the pitfalls with our top 11 used car check tips and find the best used cars. Our guide reveals the top tips for buying a used car and ensuring you know what you're getting and what price you should be paying for it.

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How do black box and telematics insurance devices work?

How does Black Box Insurance Work? | Uswitch

Learn how black box and telematics insurance devices work, and the way insurers track your driving habits.

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Pay as you go car insurance

Pay As You Go Insurance - Flexible Insurance Policies

Pay as you go car insurance policies use telematics technology - find out if it could save you money on insurance premiums.

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Is black box insurance just for young drivers?

Is Black Box Insurance Only for Young Drivers? - Uswitch.com

Many young drivers find that car insurance is very expensive, and black box policies allow them to buy car insurance cheaper. But is it just for young drivers?

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Black box insurance FAQs

Black Box Car Insurance FAQs | Uswitch

Read our frequently asked questions on black box insurance to find out more about how telematics insurance policies work and whether it's right for you.

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Electric car insurance: Best electric cars

Electric car insurance: Best electric cars

Electric car insurance: Best electric cars

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10 things you must do to stay legal

Car insurance: 10 things you must do to stay legal

Find out what you need to do to ensure your car insurance policy is legal and valid at all times. Our guide will help you avoid a costly rejected claim.

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How to get the best car insurance deals

How do you get the best car insurance deals? Uswitch explains

Looking for the best car insurance deals? In reality, there is no such thing as the best car insurance, only what's best for you. Find out why with Uswitch.

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4x4 insurance

Compare 4x4 Car Insurance Quotes - Uswitch

Do you need specialist insurance to cover a 4x4 or are you covered by a standard car insurance policy? Our guide to 4x4 insurance could help you to save.

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What are the best and cheapest first cars for new drivers?

What are the best and cheapest first cars for new drivers?

Everybody remembers their first car - what will yours be? Read about the best first cars with the cheapest insurance, whether you're buying new or used. It's not just the purchase cost you have to consider - you also need to factor in insurance, running costs, road tax, and any repair costs.

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10 common car insurance myths busted

10 common car insurance myths busted

Find out the truth behind 10 common car insurance myths, and ensure you're fully covered without overpaying for your policy.

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