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Driverless cars to wipe out road etiquette, say motorists

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Three quarters (75%) of motorists say driverless cars will spell the end of courteous driving[1] Flashing your lights (51%), letting cars out of side streets (32%) and being considerate to …

Parents to fork out £5.8 billion for Uni students this year

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UK university students’ parents are set to dish out over £5,000 per child in financial support this academic year, collectively adding up to over £5.8 billion[1] Almost nine out of …

New index reveals best place to live for families in UK

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Top GCSE grades, good pay and weather, close proximity to GPs and fast broadband place Hertfordshire as the best place to raise a family in the UK – according to …

uSwitch comments on FCA decision to force insurers to publish details of previous year’s premium

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Commenting on the FCA’s new measures to require general insurance providers to publish details of last year’s premium on renewal notices, Rod Jones, insurance expert at uSwitch.com, says: “This is great …

uSwitch comments on first driverless car fatality

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Rod Jones, insurance expert at uSwitch.com, says: “Today’s tragic news will only add to the public’s apprehension over the safety of driverless cars. While trials across the UK are already …

uSwitch comments on Government plans for seven day switching

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Responding to news that the Government is considering plans to make seven day switching a reality across more markets, Ann Robinson, Director of Consumer Policy at uSwitch.com, says: “We warmly …

uSwitch comments on new driverless car legislation announced at State Opening of Parliament

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Reacting to the announcement in the Queen’s Speech today that under new laws driverless cars can be insured under regular car insurance policies, Rod Jones, insurance expert at uSwitch.com says: …

Hazard warning – 1 in 3 motorists think you drive on the left in France

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1 in 3 UK and Irish drivers (35%) are unaware that you drive on the right hand side of the road in France[1] Less than 1 in 5 (17%) are …

Motorists u-turn on black box insurance due to rising premiums

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Rising car insurance premiums and hikes to Insurance Premium Tax drive over half of Brits (56%) to consider a black box policy[1] Six in ten (60%) motorists who would consider …

Heartbreak for providers as two thirds of consumers plan to leave for rivals this year

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More than two thirds (69%) of consumers plan to leave a household provider for a rival company this year[1] 26% plan to dump their car insurance provider and 24% plan …