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

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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

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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 …

New uSwitch advertising campaign introduces the Coach character to show that switching is simple

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uSwitch, the price comparison and switching service, is launching a new advertising campaign to encourage more people to switch their energy and broadband supplier. The brand is also unveiling a …

uSwitch advises drivers on how to keep their car insurance valid

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It’s been reported that SNP minister Humza Yousaf was caught without the correct car insurance – after splitting from his wife and transferring ownership of the couple’s car which meant he was no longer the main policy holder. In response, Rod Jones, …

uSwitch comments on government’s whiplash claim consultation

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Commenting on the government’s proposed measures to crack down on minor whiplash injuries, estimated to save £40 per motor insurance policy, Rod Jones, insurance expert at uSwitch.com, says: “False whiplash …

Drivers lose out on over £7 million by mistakenly believing third party motor insurance is cheapest

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Nearly three quarters of people (72%) mistakenly believe fully comprehensive insurance is more expensive than third party cover[1] But the cheapest average fully comprehensive quote using uSwitch.com costs up to …

uSwitch comments as driverless car trials begin on public roads

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Commenting on the announcement that driverless cars will today start to be tested on public roads for the first time, Rod Jones, insurance expert at uSwitch.com, says: “After months of testing, …

uSwitch comments on CMA study into digital comparison tools

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Responding to today’s announcement by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that it is to undertake a digital comparison tools market study, Richard Neudegg, Head of Regulation at uSwitch.com, says: …

Three quarters of consumers want paper tax discs back

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Paper tax discs were scrapped on the 1st October, 2014. Ahead of the two year anniversary, Kasey Cassells, insurance expert at uSwitch.com says: “There is still a place on the …

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 …