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UK motorists: get ready for the arctic blast and don’t use a CD to scrape your windscreen

With an Arctic plunge in temperature set to hit the nation this weekend, uSwitch.com, the price comparison and switching service, warns UK drivers to be prepared and kick out bad …

Ireland bottom in European Quality of Life Index

 Republic of Ireland comes last in latest uSwitch Quality of Life Index – let down by poor mobile signal, lack of sunshine and high retirement age Non-EU member Switzerland tops …

uSwitch urges drivers to prepare correctly for transporting fireworks

As Guy Fawkes Night approaches and families start getting excited about bonfires and fireworks, Sabrina Webb, insurance expert at uSwitch.com, the price comparison and switching service, has the following advice for …

Three quarters of drivers mistakenly think third party insurance is always cheaper

Three quarters (72%) of drivers mistakenly believe third party cover is always cheaper than fully comprehensive policies[1] Motorists who only search for third party policies potentially over pay by £929[2] …

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 …