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.
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.
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.
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.
How do I contact ingenie?
- Black Box policy. Call us on 0330 303 0021. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Windscreen. To get your windscreen repaired or replaced through your ingenie cover. Call us on 0330 303 0024. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Learner (flexible cover) policy. Call us on 0345 165 0563. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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 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.
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.
What does Tesco black box monitor?
It tells your insurer exactly how you drive while you’re on the road You can track your driving online as well as view all your documents quickly. There’s also theft tracking plus an accident alert. Tesco Bank Box car insurance may try to call you if it thinks there’s been an incident.
Which insurers use drive score?
However, DriveScore is currently only partnered with seven insurers – Admiral, Elephant, Diamond, Hastings, Insure Pink, People’s Choice, and Provident – and given it’s early days we don’t yet know the true extent to which you can save through the app.
What do black boxes in cars record?
The black box records your journeys and information about how you’ve been driving This includes data on speed, smoothness and usage, which all contribute to your total Driving Style Score. The black box also enables your car’s GPS location to be identified in the unfortunate event that your car gets stolen.