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Is black box insurance Big Brother?

In today's video, ingenie founder & CEO Richard King explains why at ingenie we don't believe black box insurance deserves a 'Big Brother' label.

So, watch the video below and let us know your thoughts in the comments.


The only way young people are going to get cheaper insurance is by having fewer crashes, and the best way to reduce the number of crashes is with better education.

Our black box acts as your co-pilot, giving you lots of useful information about how you're driving to help you drive down the cost of your own insurance.

People then go on to say, well hasn't this taken the fun out of driving? Look at seat belts and breathalyzers - they weren't introduced to restrict you or to make driving less enjoyable - they were there to make you safer on the road.

Black box insurance is already creating better drivers, meaning safer roads, and therefore cheaper insurance.

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Luke Eales

By Luke Eales

Luke joined ingenie in 2011 and currently heads the marketing team. He passed his test aged 19, and his first car was a black Peugeot 206. You can follow Luke on Twitter and .

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ingenie is a car insurance brand for young drivers aged 17-25. We fit a black box in your car to assess your driving style. We'll review your policy 3 times a year and those who drive well could receive a discount.

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