For learner drivers, the biggest bill they might have, before the rubber even meets the road, is insurance payments. In fact, quotes of over £4000 a year for a 17-year-old learner driver in their own car just might send you back to your trusty bike or bus company, which is
I haven even HAD an accident yet - so why should I pay more?
It might seem unfair when youve only just got behind the wheel, but - mile for mile, even though you might be a very cautious driver (because you e learning, right?!) statistically you are seven times more likely than someone over 40 to suffer injury or death through driving if you are between 17-20 years old.
How do I get on the road cheaply then, without paying huge car insurance premiums?
If you prefer not to throw money at a cheap car and be responsible for all the road tax, etc, Provisional Marmalade gets learner drivers behind the wheel of a friends car or a family car, even up to Group 32. So you can even get experience driving Dads precious Audi TT Roadster or BMW 3 without giving him grey hairs! This insurance provides that if you have a bit of a bump, the No Claims bonus won be affected.