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    jacksfam
    Car insurance for provisional/new 17 year old driver's
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    • 17th Apr 08, 8:55 AM
    Car insurance for provisional/new 17 year old driver's 17th Apr 08 at 8:55 AM
    Hello,
    Can anyone make any suggestions about getting the best deal for my soon to be 17 year old son car insurance. I haven't bought a car for him yet but we're looking at insurance category 3 small cars. I've been told that it would be fraudulent to get a car and put it under my insurance as a second family car with a view to him using it - especially as there is only one adult in the family, me!
    Thank you
    Liz
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    • blueye
    • By blueye 21st Apr 08, 7:58 PM
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    • 21st Apr 08, 7:58 PM
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    • 21st Apr 08, 7:58 PM
    for learner driver insurance go to youngmarmalade .co .uk, there you can get your son his own policy on your car (this wont affect your no claims as he would have his own policy), or his own if you will be buying him one, i was quoted £72.50 for 28days cover on a smart roadster brabus worth 10,000, you also get a £20 discount if you extend the policy for a further 28 days so the next 28 work out at just £52.50.
  • CrispyUK
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    • 21st Apr 08, 11:17 PM
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    • 21st Apr 08, 11:17 PM
    The link you want is http://www.provisionalmarmalade.co.uk - it's not clear whether this can be used on a learners own car, it's very much orientated at learners practising in a parents car.

    From my personal experience, it's going to be expensive on the insurance, perhaps not so bad on the provisional licence as they should always be supervised by someone with 3 years under their belt, but once they pass and can drive alone, the risk increases, and so does the cost.

    I passed my test last April, male aged 19, very high risk group. Bought a Peugeot 307 which is insurance class 4, my cheapest quote was a little under £1850 with Direct Line, ouch! But a lot better than the £4-5k quotes some insurers were offering.

    I've just renewed today and with a years no claims and a bit of haggling it's £851, still expensive but a hell of a reduction. I hear people moaning about their premiums being £300 and wish mine was!
  • scheming_gypsy
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    • 20th Jun 11, 6:17 PM
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    • 20th Jun 11, 6:17 PM
    Hello, just seen your post on car insurance for a 17-year-old driver.
    Originally posted by georgebennett

    well... he'll be 19 now...
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