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Featured driver: Alfie Thorn

ingenie driver Alfie

Alfie chose ingenie as an affordable alternative to traditional insurance - but he was also keen to have a co-pilot while he developed his driving skills.

Being able to earn discounts for good driving was an added bonus as Alfie's off to university soon.

Knowing that I can earn discounts makes me try even harder to be a careful and aware driver.

Alfie, 19

What made you choose ingenie?

"I chose ingenie because it was the cheapest insurance option for me. Being a young driver, many quotes were very expensive and ingenie provided a cheaper alternative.

"Also, the fact that ingenie had a black box meant that I was able to check my driving style with the app. This seemed essential as I would often be in the car on my own and would no longer have a driving instructor to help me with my driving mistakes.

"The fact that I receive discounts on my insurance if I drive well was a further incentive as it means I’ll save money. This is extremely important as I'm a student and getting ready to go to university."

What discounts have you had so far?

"So far I've had a £117 discount because I got a driving score of 100/100 after my first 3-month review. I'm on track for a £92 discount in my next review too."

I saved over £500 from the next cheapest quote when I chose ingenie and I've had a £117 discount after just 3 months.

What are your tips for getting good driving feedback?

"Read the How to improve section on the ingenie app and stick to the tips when driving. It's important to stay aware at all times and focus on driving safely.

"You should also regularly check your driving feedback so you can improve your driving style to get the best discount and ultimately become a better driver."

   Alfie Thorn featured ingenie driver

Honor Clement-Hayes

By Honor Clement-Hayes

Honor joined ingenie in 2014 and is in charge of words on the Young Driver's Guide and blog. Her first car is a Peugeot 206 cabriolet, which is a very sensible choice for the British climate. Follow her on .