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uSwitch responds to CMA’s digital comparison tools market study final report

Commenting on the CMA’s digital comparison tools market study final report, Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, says: “The CMA’s final report on digital comparison tools highlights how comparison services …

Loyal Brits missing out on car insurance savings of £1.7 billion a year

Motorists could save over £1.7 billion a year by switching to a black box car insurance policy, but only 5% of UK drivers currently have one[1] The top barriers to …

Time is money – the simple car insurance errors that could cost motorists up to £114 million a year

Busy Brits risking millions of pounds by forgetting to renew MOT or tax on time (25%) and leaving cars unlocked (24%)[1] Other habits that could be costing motorists include driving …

uSwitch comments on government announcement that new diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned from 2040

Commenting on the government announcement that new diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned in the UK from 2040, Kasey Cassells, motor insurance expert at uSwitch.com, says: “This …

Travelling pets an insurance hazard for a fifth of drivers

Two thirds (69%) of drivers have travelled with a pet in their car[1] but almost a fifth (19%) don’t secure them when driving and let it roam free in the …

Drivers risk higher fines due to satnav addiction

Three quarters (78%) of drivers in England and Wales now use satnavs or smartphones to guide them on journeys[1] An over-reliance has led to nearly one in five (18%) driving …

Insurers must stomach compensation reforms, says uSwitch

Following the news that Justice Secretary Liz Truss is launching a consultation into the discount rate of the personal injury compensation scheme, new data from uSwitch.com reveals more than four …

uSwitch comments on BEIS £100 million connected and autonomous vehicle investment programme

Commenting on the announcement that Business Secretary Greg Clark is launching a competition to access the Government’s £100 million connected and autonomous vehicles test facilities investment programme, Rod Jones, insurance expert …

Muddled mileage puts Brits at risk of overpaying on their motor insurance

Over a quarter of drivers (27%) guess their annual mileage, risking overpaying or even invalidating their car insurance policy[1] On average drivers overestimate the distance between cities by 14%[2] Nearly …

Over seven million motorists don’t change driving habits in adverse weather conditions

Over seven million UK motorists don’t change their driving habits to suit winter road conditions[1] A quarter (26%) don’t always reduce their average speed on icy roads[2] and another one …