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    Hi there I'm just wandering if anybody is having issues with more than smart wheels regarding there driving scores. Recently I have logged in on the app nd they have marked me down a lot recently for speed and smoothness. This has really hacked me off with them as I have never been speeding and they are constantly giving me negative scores for speed when I have been doing the speed limit or under!. This is the fourth time this has happened now the first time I was shocked when they said I was speeding on the M20 which has 70mph limit saying that it was 60mph limit and I was doing 68 which was apparently 'speeding.' My smoothness scores have also been recently negative because I often drive down steep hills or country roads where I do need to brake sharply sometimes. Is anybody else having the same problem? as I feel more than are totally riping me off and potentially others.
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    (Original post by Willj98)
    Hi there I'm just wandering if anybody is having issues with more than smart wheels regarding there driving scores. Recently I have logged in on the app nd they have marked me down a lot recently for speed and smoothness. This has really hacked me off with them as I have never been speeding and they are constantly giving me negative scores for speed when I have been doing the speed limit or under!. This is the fourth time this has happened now the first time I was shocked when they said I was speeding on the M20 which has 70mph limit saying that it was 60mph limit and I was doing 68 which was apparently 'speeding.' My smoothness scores have also been recently negative because I often drive down steep hills or country roads where I do need to brake sharply sometimes. Is anybody else having the same problem? as I feel more than are totally riping me off and potentially others.
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    I’m not on more than but another black box policy. I agree the speeding thing can be a bit of a nightmare. I’m always in the red for speeding although I’ve never sped. I think this is a problem with black boxes as a whole. If your score is still good enough that your premium won’t go up I wouldn’t worry too much. I think they have a reasonable amount of leeway on the scores for this reason
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    (Original post by Willj98)
    Hi there I'm just wandering if anybody is having issues with more than smart wheels regarding there driving scores. Recently I have logged in on the app nd they have marked me down a lot recently for speed and smoothness. This has really hacked me off with them as I have never been speeding and they are constantly giving me negative scores for speed when I have been doing the speed limit or under!. This is the fourth time this has happened now the first time I was shocked when they said I was speeding on the M20 which has 70mph limit saying that it was 60mph limit and I was doing 68 which was apparently 'speeding.' My smoothness scores have also been recently negative because I often drive down steep hills or country roads where I do need to brake sharply sometimes. Is anybody else having the same problem? as I feel more than are totally riping me off and potentially others.
    Simply put, you get what you pay for. If you're unhappy with how Big Brother judge you, get rid of the box.
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    Would you rather pay £1500 for insurance with a black box or £2500 without one (my situation)
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    (Original post by Fighter365)
    Would you rather pay £1500 for insurance with a black box or £2500 without one (my situation)
    No brainer, really. £2,500 without.
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    (Original post by IWMTom)
    No brainer, really. £2,500 without.
    Have you heard of go girl insurance company? It would be with them and I’ve looked at their reviews and they aren’t the best reviews I’ve ever read... also the hefty deposit makes me suspicious
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    (Original post by Fighter365)
    Have you heard of go girl insurance company? It would be with them and I’ve looked at their reviews and they aren’t the best reviews I’ve ever read... also the hefty deposit makes me suspicious
    As is common with reviews, you'll only really see the bad ones. Think about it, how often do you leave a good review for something is everyday as car insurance?
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    (Original post by IWMTom)
    As is common with reviews, you'll only really see the bad ones. Think about it, how often do you leave a good review for something is everyday as car insurance?
    But why are they so much cheaper than all the other non black box policies
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    (Original post by Fighter365)
    But why are they so much cheaper than all the other non black box policies
    Black box policies as a whole are cheaper as they think it gives new drivers more of an incentive to drive safely as you can be penalised It also means they can easily increase your premiums if they decide you have been driving too badly and as such are higher risk.

    I went black box for the price as it saved me over £1500 and I haven’t had any major issues. It’s a case of looking around for a company that seems trustworthy but isn’t too expensive. (Especially checking what it will change to upon passing as that can cause a great change in premium. Halifax went from an ok cost before passing to over six grand on passing. )
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    I am a fan of all these threads where folk are crying that their cheap black box policies have big drawbacks.
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    (Original post by Snoozinghamster)
    Black box policies as a whole are cheaper as they think it gives new drivers more of an incentive to drive safely as you can be penalised It also means they can easily increase your premiums if they decide you have been driving too badly and as such are higher risk.

    I went black box for the price as it saved me over £1500 and I haven’t had any major issues. It’s a case of looking around for a company that seems trustworthy but isn’t too expensive. (Especially checking what it will change to upon passing as that can cause a great change in premium. Halifax went from an ok cost before passing to over six grand on passing. )
    This isn't what the user asked.

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    But why are they so much cheaper than all the other non black box policies
    That's down to personal circumstances - you must just really fit their target criteria!
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    The original idea of black box insurance was a good one, prove you drive safely and get cheaper insurance however insurers now see it as a great way of making extra cash from motorists who suffer from expensive premiums, mainly younger drivers
    Underestimated your mileage - enjoy paying extortionate rates for extra miles
    Have to brake suddenly - ruined smoothness score
    Not to mention things like curfews and penalties for driving long distances

    My advice is normally if you can afford it, go without but if you really need to get a box. have it for a year and get rid ASAP
 
 
 
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