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Different types of car insurance and policy options

Understand the different types of car insurance available (comprehensive, third party and TPFT) and find which car insurance policy is right for you.

Car MOT: How to check MOT history and get reminders

Monthly and Annual Car Insurance - Which is Cheaper?

Our guide reveals the difference between paying for your car insurance annually and paying in monthly instalments. Find out which payment method is the cheapest.

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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.

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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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?

Car Insurance for Toyota Cars

Car insurance for your Toyota Yaris - Uswitch.com

Launched in 1999, the Toyota Yaris supermini immediately won European Car of the Year. Compare car insurance quotes for your Toyota Yaris with Uswitch.

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.

Car Insurance: Your Questions Answered

We've answered common car insurance questions to help you understand what you need and to decide what car insurance is best for you.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

9 fuel saving tips that every driver should know

How to Save Petrol? 9 Fuel Saving Tips | Uswitch

Top 9 fuel economy tips - find out ways of improving your car's fuel efficiency to maximise the number of miles you get from a full tank of petrol.

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.

Car MOT: How to check MOT history and get reminders

Paperless driving licence: What you need to know

As of 8th June 2015, the paper counterpart to your driving licence is no longer required. Find out how this affects car hire and those who drive for work.

Car insurance fronting

Car Insurance Fronting and its Repercussions

Fronting is falsely putting somebody who is cheaper to insure as the main driver on a policy when the real main driver would be more expensive to insure.

Temporary van insurance

Temporary van insurance offers comprehensive cover without putting the van owner's no claims bonus at risk. Find out more with Uswitch's guide to temporary van insurance.

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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.

Car MOT: How to check MOT history and get reminders

Where to park for cheaper car insurance?

Can you lower your car insurance premiums by parking your car in a garage or on a driveway? Find out how your parking space affects your insurance costs.

Saving on car insurance with our top tips

Ten tips to reduce car insurance costs

Read our guide and discover ten ways to cut the cost of your car insurance, from choosing the right car to paying upfront for your insurance cover.

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No deposit car insurance: is there such a thing?

Finding money for car insurance cover can be difficult, which is why no deposit car insurance is in high demand. But does this type of policy even exist?

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How to apply for a UK provisional licence

Getting your provisional licence is the first step to learning to drive. Find out how to apply for a provisional driving licence and how much it costs.

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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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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.

Car insurance for your Volkswagen

Car insurance for your Volkswagen | Get a VW insurance quote

Volkswagen is famed for the iconic Beetle and is the 3rd biggest car manufacturer in the world. Uswitch can help compare car insurance for your Volkswagen.

Car insurance for your Ford

Ford Fiesta | Get car insurance for your Ford Fiesta - Uswitch

The Ford Fiesta has many fans and was one of Europe's most popular cars for 30 years. Compare and find cheap car insurance for your Ford Fiesta with Uswitch

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Best cars for UK taxi drivers and US cab drivers

Comparing price, legroom, tax, fuel economy and emissions, Uswitch analysed the most common private hire vehicles to find the best cars for taxi drivers.

Car insurance for your BMW

Car insurance for your BMW | Get a BMW insurance quote

Insuring a BMW? Read about the German car manufacturer in our guide, then find a car insurance quote for your BMW with Uswitch. Compare quotes today!

Car insurance groups | Cheapest Cars to Insure 2020

The type of car you drive effects the cost of your car insurance. Find the cheapest car insurance groups and the top 10 cheapest cars to insure in 2020.

Six unexpected ways to cut the cost of your car insurance

6 Ways to Cut the Cost of your Car Insurance

In a bid to help motorists get the best deal, our car insurance expert has rounded up some top tips to help cut the cost of your car insurance premiums

Uswitch guide to buying a used car

Your guide to buying a used car

With sales of used cars on the increase, here’s our guide to the dos and don’ts of buying a second-hand car

Uswitch guide to buying a used car

Best New Cars in 2021 | New Car Insurance

In the market for a brand-new car in 2021? We've rounded up 16 of the best new cars now available, including price and insurance group.

Motorway cars

Driving on motorways: the rules and advice

Driving safely on fast-paced roads such as motorways and other multi-lane highways is an important skill that even some of the most experienced motorists lack.

How Does Black Box and Telematics Insurance Work?

Is a black box device right for you? Learn about how black box devices work and policy types that could help you to save on your car insurance.

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Will an electric car increase the cost of my car insurance?

Aside from reducing carbon emissions, there are a number of ways an electric car can save you money in the long run, Uswitch advises how to do so.

How can you manage your finances in Brexit Britain?

What Brexit Mean for your Car Insurance?

Driving abroad after Brexit. What does the EU’s deal with the UK means for you and your car insurance after 1 January 2021?

Motorway cars

Six Bad Driving Habits that Could Land you a Fine

We explored six of the UK’s most frustrating driving habits in a bid to reveal the consequences you could face if you’re caught in the act.

How do black box and telematics insurance devices work?

How to find the best black box car insurance policy

A black box insurance policy can save you money if you’re a younger driver. Read on to find what black box insurance is, how it works, and why it might work for you.

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Bicycles and cars: can cyclists and car drivers get along?

Cyclists and car drivers have to share the roads but do bicycles or cars have the most rights and what’s the insurance position?

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Car Insurance Myths: Speeding, MOT, Tax

Many myths exists about car insurance which state that you could be left uninsured if not followed. Read about what can and can't invalidate third-party pay-out

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Your car and Covid-19: a 10-point checklist for motorists

A guide for motorists wanting to stay safe and roadworthy during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Driving in winter

Driving conditions during the winter are more hazardous than in the summer as roads ice up and the nights get longer. This guide spells out the seasonal dangers, any possible impact on claims, and what you can do to reduce the risks of accidents, car trouble and getting stranded.

6 confusing Christmas driving questions, answered

Will adding decorations to your car invalidate your insurance? We’ve answered six confusing Christmas driving questions that often leave Brits baffled.

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The UK’s Favourite Festive Driving Songs

We surveyed over 1,000 motorists to reveal the UK’s favourite Christmas car songs

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Over 80% of drivers don’t know when to stop for pedestrians on a zebra crossing

We surveyed UK drivers on the rules for pedestrian, cyclist, and equestrian crossings to find out how much they know about road safety.

Car crazy Christmas - gift guide 2020

A £4,952 Porsche office chair or a £5,465 set of Bentley vases - here are 12 of the most unusual car branded Christmas gifts on the market.

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The UK's Most Dangerous Roads Revealed

Using data from the Department for Transport, we uncover the most dangerous, and safest, roads in the UK

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9 Winter Driving Myths, Debunked

Can you drive in wellies? To help drivers stay safe on the roads, we've debunked the top 10 winter driving myths to set the record straight.

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One in three drivers admit to splashing pedestrians with puddles

A new survey from Uswitch reveals that one in three drivers risk a fine of up to £5,000 after admitting to soaking someone walking by

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In pictures: 6 amazing bridges that were never built

See how bridges would have looked in these amazing 3D renders. What if your city had built one of these?

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The UK's biggest residential parking wars, revealed

We reveal how many Brits know their rights to residential parking, and which cities are fuelled with rage.

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Auto Tunes: Which car brands feature the most in music videos?

Uswitch have identified the car make that appears most in music videos from around the world.

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Can food with alcohol in it put you over the limit?

Will the liqueur in your tiramisu or the red wine in your coq au vin push you over the drink-drive limit?

Car insurance for your Vauxhall

Car insurance for Vauxhall Zafira - Uswitch

Insuring a Vauxhall Zafira? Read about the car in our guide, then find a car insurance quote for your Vauxhall Zafira with Uswitch. Compare quotes today!

Brits have their say on the UK’s driving age limit

Brits have their say on the UK driving age limit

With theory test pass rates plummeting in recent years, Uswitch surveyed 1,000 Brits to find out how they feel about driving age limits and if they should be changed.

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Top 10 Safest Cars you can Buy | Cheaper Insurance

From family cars to large MPV's, here are the top 10 safest cars you can buy right now. Safer cars can mean cheaper insurance. Find out more

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.

Dash Cams and Car Insurance Discounts

Find out how dash cams can save you money on your car insurance and which insurers offer discount. How dash cams benefit you in the case of a car accident.

Car insurance for your Volkswagen

Car insurance for Volkswagen Touran - Uswitch

Find car insurance for your Volkswagen Touran with Uswitch. The Volkswagen Touran launched in 2003 and is a mid sized people carrier based on the VW Golf.

Car insurance for your Mercedes | Mercedes insurance

Car insurance for your Mercedes | Get Mercedes insurance

Proudly displaying the three-point star logo, Mercedes cars symbolise style and quality. Uswitch can help you get cheap car insurance for your Mercedes.

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