Is Ingenie A Broker?

ingenie actually isn’t just a broker as we also provide the telematics (another big word, sigh) – all the black box technology and driving feedback that comes with our insurance. We’re the whole package.

Who owns ingenie insurance?

A-Plan Group, which itself was sold to Howden Broking Group in September, has made its own acquisition – buying telematics insurance brand ingenie from Watchstone Group Plc for as much as £5.5 million.

Does ingenie remove black boxes?

If you’ve got a fitted black box, you don’t need to have it taken out because we deactivate it remotely so it stops collecting data If you’d like the box to be removed by one of our engineers, it costs £85 and you just need to call our box fitting team on 0330 024 1086. Find out more about our fees and charges.

Is it worth getting black box?

While it’s very dependent on driver and vehicle, black box insurance is, in most cases, cheaper If you’re a first-time driver or have only held a licence for a couple of years, you’re likely to benefit most, with premiums potentially half the cost than without a telematics device.

How do you avoid a black box?

  1. Your choice of car
  2. Add a named driver to your insurance policy
  3. Consider paying a higher voluntary excess
  4. Drive safely
  5. Avoid some car modifications
  6. Improve your security
  7. Pay annually.

Are ingenie strict?

One of the unique aspects of the reward as you drive scheme adopted by Ingenie is that it is not governed by a strict criteria for driver safety.

Does ingenie black box have a curfew?

It has no curfews and ingenie also claims you could receive a discount of up to 21% by the end of your renewal and that 7 out of 10 ingenie customers get money off for driving well.

Can you trick a telematics box?

But there’s no way to “trick” a telematics device that doesn’t invalidate your insurance It’s also insurance fraud, which is a crime. If you unplug the black box, it will stop sending data to your insurer, alerting them almost instantly that it’s not working as intended.

What is an ingenie box?

An ingenie box is part of your insurance with us, so you can get to the good bit – earning discounts at renewal ! Depending on the make or model of your car, we’ll either send you a self-fit OBD box or a self-fit 12v. Whichever box you need, you can start driving right away from your insurance start date. Get a quote.

Does ingenie automatically renew?

Since car insurance is a legal requirement, Ingenie will renew your policy automatically at the end of the policy period without any notification from your side.

Why you shouldn’t get a black box?

Bad drivers will pay higher premiums The black box in your car sends your insurer lots of data relating to your driving and the journeys you make. If you’ve got some bad driving habits (and you don’t reform), you could actually end up paying more with a black box policy.

Do black boxes have GPS?

Today’s black boxes are very powerful and can collect a wide range of vehicle and driver data. Some examples: GPS location Speed.

Does black box lower insurance?

Black box insurance: advantages Fitting a black box to your car is likely get you a lower insurance premium in you first year of driving and it should also see the amount you pay the following year fall far more sharply than it would have done without a black box.

Can I get my black box removed?

Can you remove my black box for me? Absolutely. However, as removing a telematics device isn’t essential, this won’t be included in your policy. If you’re certain you’d like your device removed from your car, we can arrange for an engineer to remove it for you at an extra cost.

What happens if I remove my black box?

The insurance provider will simply deactivate the black box so it no longer records your driving The deactivated box won’t affect your driving or the working of your car.

How much will a black box save me?

Can save up to 60% on your renewal price with safe driving Black box can be fitted by yourself. No curfews. You can choose who views your information.