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Buying a first car – 8 need-to-know things to save you money

Buying your car is an exciting time, but there are some things you definitely need to include in your car shopping to save you time and money down the line. 

Where are telematics devices fitted?

Have you ever seen a car fitted with a telematics device? The chances are you might have done without realising, because these devices are usually fitted out of sight. So just where does a telematics device live within your car?

The economics of monitored driving: how your black box tries to save you money

One of the biggest selling points of a telematics insurance policy is the money you can save on your car insurance. By monitoring your driving, these policies can reward good driving by reducing your insurance premiums and putting money back into your pocket. However, the benefits of having a black box or other telematics device needn’t stop at saving you money on your insurance – it may also help you to save money on the everyday costs of your car.

Money saving
7 key ways to save money on your car insurance

Telematics insurance is a great way to save money on your car insurance because it lets your driving do the talking – not general statistics. However, there are some sure-fire ways to reduce your telematics premium.

Telematics devices: do they really know what you do?

Even though telematics insurance can be cheaper for young drivers across the country, many teenagers dread the thought of having a black box fitted to their car and being monitored. But is everything you believe about telematics actually accurate?

How is technology shaping our driving?

Technology is expanding in almost every aspect of our world, so it’s no surprise that it’s more present than ever inside our cars. From devices that locate lost keys to Bluetooth that connects to our MP3 players, technological advancements are a luxury that can make our driving lives easier and more enjoyable.

What is a telematics device? | Telematics explained

You may have heard of a ‘telematics device’ or ‘black box’ before, but have you ever wondered what one actually is? If you’re not sure what a telematics device is or what it does, we’re here to explain.

5 common telematics myths debunked

Many people will shy away at the mention of a ‘black box’, but how many of the things that people say about telematics are actually true? We’re debunking some common misconceptions about telematics insurance to help you make an informed decision as to whether a telematics policy is right for you.

Should you be driving an electric car?

The electric car is undoubtedly on the rise, though they’re not unanimously popular.

Telematics driving scores: what are they based on?

Many young people and parents shudder at the mention of ‘black box’ - but do you know what telematics scores are actually based on? Before scrolling past that telematics quote, make sure you’re in the know about how telematics policies really work.