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Driving Insurance

Insurance is one of the more impenetrable motoring topics around, but it’s one that all drivers will need to get to grips with. That’s why the team here at the PassMeFast Blog have set about to create a series of informative, interesting and easy-to-digest articles covering everything you need to know about driving insurance. So, whether you’re a new driver looking to insure your very first car, want to know how to find the best deals on the market, or just need a breakdown of what insurance laws actually mean for you, we’re on your side. Dive in and find the insurance advice you need!

I’ve Just Passed! Should I Buy A New Or Used Car?

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So you’ve finally passed your driving test. Congratulations! Once the initial excitement has worn off and you’re done posing for your pass photo, you’ll probably spend a few hours planning your first road trip. Before you can actually hit the open road unsupervised, however, you first need to do one pretty important thing: buy your first car! Of course, learning to drive isn’t exactly a cheap process. So, you’re probably wondering whether you should buy a new or used car....

What Are The Cheapest Cars To Insure For Young Drivers?

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As a young driver, the prospect of getting your first car can be an extremely daunting prospect. First, you have the cost of learning to drive to take into account. Then, you’ll have to pay for the car itself. And then it’s time for the biggie: insurance cover. With younger drivers paying the highest insurance premiums of any age group, it’s easy to understand why many simply avoid driving altogether. However, all hope is not lost. Choosing the right car can...

Driving Other People’s Cars: What Are The Rules?

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If you’ve been driving for quite some time now, you might not give much thought to getting behind the wheel of a family member or friend’s car. With how costly car insurance can be, surely it gives you cover for driving other people’s cars, right? Well, if you’ve been driving as if that is indeed the case, you might want to give it a rethink. If you’re driving other people’s cars without the right cover in place, you could be...

Why Do Young Drivers Pay Higher Insurance Premiums?

Once you’ve passed your driving test, you’ll finally be able to take to the roads unsupervised and let the wind blow through your hair. Well, that’s as long as you’ve sorted out your car insurance. Whether you’re hoping to get insured for your parent’s car or you’ve got your hands on your own vehicle, it might be more difficult than you thought. Unfortunately, young drivers pay higher insurance premiums than any other age group. In this guide, we’re going to...

What To Check For When You’re Buying Car Insurance

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If you’re a new driver looking to insure your car for the first time, or you’re a veteran of the roads pondering whether or not to auto-renew your insurance, you might not be sure where to start. Car insurance can be quite the head-spinner for those who don’t quite know what they’re looking for! Depending on your car, age, occupation and various other factors, car insurance could cost you a pretty penny if you’re not careful. To help you navigate...

Black Box (Telematics) Insurance—Everything You Need To Know

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Whether you’re a newly qualified driver looking for insurance for the first time, or are simply looking to renew your current insurance policy, you might be wondering if there are ways to reduce the cost. After all, depending on your level of experience and a variety of other factors, you could end up having to pay eye-watering premiums. Black box (telematics) insurance might be the perfect solution. Taking your driving ability into consideration, your insurer will objectively determine how safe...

Young Driver Insurance—Everything You Need To Know

If you’re a newly qualified or young driver, you’re more likely to encounter high car insurance costs. Insurers tend to charge high premiums for young drivers—aged between 17 and 25 years—than more experienced drivers. This is because younger drivers are at the highest risk on the roads and are more likely to make a claim. It’s not all bad, though. If you’re nifty and use the tips in our young driver insurance guide, you might be able to save some...

How To Get A Good Insurance Deal As A Learner

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Before you start learning to drive, you first need to make sure that you’re actually covered to practise on the roads. So, if you’re looking to practise with family or friends outside of your driving lessons, you’re going to need learner driver insurance. With learners being at the highest risk on the roads, insurers charge more for cover than they would with other drivers. Fortunately, there are ways you can still get a good insurance deal as a learner driver....

Driving Instructor Insurance—Everything You Need To Know

No matter how careful we are as drivers, there’s always the possibility of something causing damage to our vehicles. When you’re a driving instructor, however, the risk of damage is even higher. Teaching learners how to drive increases the likelihood of accidents on the road, which is why driving instructor insurance is so important. You need an insurance policy that meets your needs and keeps your vehicle, yourself and your learners protected. To help you through this process, we’ve put...