Hastings Direct youdrive app screen shown on a mobile phone.

Telematics insurance (Black Box insurance)

Telematics car insurance (also known as black box insurance) provides a personalised price based on how well you drive, via a wireless device (same size as a key fob) that you put in your car which connects directly to an app. So, you'll be able to check on how you're driving whenever you want!

Introducing our telematics car insurance

YouDrive is our Telematics car insurance (Black Box insurance) policy. It's easy to set up and you'll be able to track how you're driving via our easy-to-use app.

What are the benefits of YouDrive (telematics insurance)?

  • Easily manage your policy in the Hastings Direct app
  • See how you're driving in the app
  • 24/7 accident support
  • Courtesy car included with comprehensive cover
  • Uninsured driver promise when you choose comprehensive cover

How does it work?

You can start driving straight away. Then, when your tab arrives, here's what to do…

Mobile phone screen showing a map within the app.

1Download the app

Download the Hastings Direct app to your smartphone. It only uses a small amount of battery and you can save data by using wi-fi only sharing.

YouDrive tab with keyfob and key.

2Set up the wireless tab

When your little tab arrives (it's about the same size as your keyfob), pop it in your car and pair it with your smartphone.

Red car on an angle with Hastings Direct number plate.


You'll see exactly how you're doing in the Hastings Direct app, with your app and tab picking up things like speeding and using your phone while driving.

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