DriveSure Box and DriveSure Plug-in FAQs
- How long does it take to fit the device?
- Where will the device be fitted (location on car)?
- Where will I have to go to get the device fitted?
- What happens if I change my car?
- What happens if there’s a fault with the device?
- Can my score go down?
- Will DriveSure affect my premium at renewal?
- Can I access my driving information online?
- What does ‘comparative speed’ stand for?
- What happens if my car is written off?
- What happens if I cancel my Churchill Policy?
- What data are you going to collect?
- What happens if I break the speed limit?
- Can I use DriveSure driving records for my tax return?
- Who is U K Insurance Ltd?
- What will you do with the data you collect?
- Who will be able to view my information?
- Will my information be shared with other organisations?
- Who does U K Insurance Ltd work with?
- Will my information be shared with the police?
- Will I be able to ‘see’ any of the information obtained from the device such as printed reports or view it via a web site?
- If I have an accident this year will you use the data you have collected?
- How do I get the device removed?
- Will it cost me anything to have the device removed from my car?
- How secure is my driving data?
DriveSure Box: Typically about 1 hour.
DriveSure Plug-in: The device will take you roughly 5 minutes to fit.Go to top
DriveSure Box: The device is about the size of a mobile phone and will be located out of sight, typically in the dashboard area.
DriveSure Plug-in: The device is fitted on to the On-board Diagnostics socket (OBD). To find the location of the OBD socket in your car, please visit the DriveSure Plug-in Portal on www.mydriveSure.comGo to top
DriveSure Box: To get the box installed, we’ll arrange a location with you. We install DriveSure Boxes in mainland England, Scotland and Wales. The location must be off road and must not be in a public car park.
DriveSure Plug-in: You fit the device yourself.Go to top
DriveSure Box: Ensure that you contact us to notify us of any changes and we’ll stop collecting data from the telematics device within 14 working days of you notifying us. Depending on you car’s compatibility we’ll send you a DriveSure Plug-in or install a new DriveSure Box. If you’ve any questions, please email email@example.com
DriveSure Plug-in: Simply remove it from the OBD socket and re-install the device in your new car. Ensure that you contact us to notify us of any changes.Go to top
DriveSure Box: We’ll be able to identify if there’s a problem with the device and’ll then arrange a convenient time and place for you to bring the car. We’ll then be able to take a look at the device to see what the problem is.
DriveSure Plug-in: If there is a problem with the device that cannot be fixed remotely, we’ll organise with you to return the device to us in the pre-paid package and we’ll send you a replacement.Go to top
Your score can improve as well as go down.Go to top
We will consider your score at renewal, which may decrease or increase your premium depending on how well you drive.Go to top
After you’ve registered on the DriveSure Plug-in portal via www.mydrivesure.com/register, you’ll be asked to choose a username and password. You can then view your driving information and keep track of your score via the portal on www.mydrivesure.com.Go to top
It’s our measure of speed. It measures your speed in comparison to other road users. It doesn’t take speed limits into account. If our feedback suggests you are performing poorly on ‘comparative speed’ it means you are driving faster than other users of that road.Go to top
DriveSure Box: If you wish to continue on DriveSure we may be able to send a DriveSure Plug-in or fit a new DriveSure Box.
DriveSure Plug-in: If you wish to continue on DriveSure we may be able to send a replacement device for your new car.Go to top
DriveSure Box: We’ll switch off the device and remove you from DriveSure.
DriveSure Plug-in: We’ll switch off the device and remove you from DriveSure. You’ll be required to remove the device and return it in the pre-paid package.Go to top
We are going to collect a variety of data to show us how and when your car is driven. This’ll include things like time of day, speed and type of road. For more details, please refer to the Terms & Conditions.Go to top
We strongly advise all drivers to obey the Highway Code and drive in accordance with the law. Your score is not calculated using the speed limit and the speed you are travelling at relative to the speed limit will not be used to influence the cover we provide to you under your existing insurance.Go to top
No, DriveSure is not designed to track your mileage for any tax returns.Go to top
U K Insurance Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales under company number 1179980 that underwrites the insurance policies of Churchill.Go to top
We’ll analyse the collected data in order to build a picture of driving habits and behaviours. Using this data we hope to provide our customers with better and cheaper insurance. For more details, please refer to the Terms & Conditions.Go to top
A controlled group of U K Insurance Limited staff involved in the project as well as suppliers who provide a service to U K Insurance Limited. You’ll be able to track your own data on the DriveSure portal on www.mydriveSure.comGo to top
No information which identifies you as an individual will be shared with organisations outside U K Insurance Ltd and their approved suppliers.Go to top
U K Insurance Limited works with suppliers – these are companies that provide and/or install telematics devices. Our scheme suppliers collect and transmit data to us when telematics devices are switched on and analyse that data on our behalf.Go to top
In the event that your car is stolen and we are able to locate it, we may share the current location information with the police in order to facilitate its recovery. We’ll only share data in other circumstances if required to do so by law as is the case with information held about customers now.Go to top
Will I be able to ‘see’ any of the information obtained from the device such as printed reports or view it via a web site?
Yes, you will be able to track your own data on the DriveSure Portal on www.mydriveSure.com.Go to top
Yes, the data may be used in two ways:
- The technology should alert us of any accidents your car may be involved in. This would then let us call you in order to provide any necessary support.
- In instances of disputed liability (where there is disagreement about who is responsible for an accident) data from the telematics device may be used to help us determine who was at fault.
DriveSure Box: If you require the device to be removed you will need to contact us. We will then arrange an appointment to get the DriveSure Box removed.
DriveSure Plug-in: Simply unplug the device and return it using the pre-paid package supplied.Go to top
There’s no need to worry. We will appoint and pay for any engineer costs to remove the DriveSure box.Go to top
All driving data, transferred between all relevant parties, adheres to the highest level of security and we ensure our partners have the same level of security. For more details, please refer to the Terms & Conditions.Go to top