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Is third party insurance cheaper than fully comprehensive insurance?

You might assume that third party car insurance is cheaper than a fully comprehensive policy, but this isn't always the case. Find out why and see examples.

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How much are driving lessons? | Driving Lesson Cost

Find out exactly how much it costs to learn to drive - we look at driving lessons, tests, and getting a licence.

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Best and Cheapest First Cars for New Drivers

Find out the best and cheapest first cars for new drivers. As well as initial cost you have to consider insurance, running costs, road tax, and repair costs.

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What is SORN? | How to SORN a Car

What is SORN and how do you SORN a car. Find out how to make a statutory off road notification to declare your car as off the road.

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Pay-as-you-go car insurance explained

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

Car insurance for learner drivers

Learning to drive can be costly. Read about provisional drivers car insurance, and find out the cheapest ways to keep learner driver insurance costs down.

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A Guide to Insurance Premium Tax | Uswitch

Insurance premium tax (IPT) is charged on all insurance policies for vehicles such as, cars and vans, but some vehicle owners end up paying a higher rate than others. We look at why this is, and how you can keep your car insurance costs low.

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Car Insurance Excess Explained | Voluntary and Compulsory

Everything you need to know about car insurance excess. What are the differences between voluntary and compulsory excess, and which is right for you.

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What is car insurance legal expenses cover?

Car insurance legal expenses cover is available as a feature or add-on for many insurance policies - but how can it cover you in the event of a claim?

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How to transfer insurance to your new car

Looking to replace your car, but not sure how to insure the new one? Learn how to transfer your existing cover or see if you could save by switching.

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Spotify study reveals the ultimate commuting playlist

Carefully curated playlists get a lot of people through their daily commute, whether in the car, by train or bicycle. But which songs are essential listening for your commuting playlist? Uswitch analysed Spotify data to find out.

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The Uswitch Roadkill Report

Roadkill is a major problem, one which many Brits are unaware of. To try and raise awareness of the issue, and to help drivers avoid harming animals when they’re on the roads, we’ve created the Uswitch Roadkill Report.

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