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Earlier this month a friend failed his driving test because whilst attempting the parallel parking manoeuver, the audible parking sensors went off. The conclusion might be that you should be advised to...
What are the best options for getting my 17-year-old son insured whilst learning to drive?
My 21 year old daughter has applied for her provisional licence and is keen to learn on an automatic. We will need to buy a small auto and have up to £3500 budget. First question, if we get an auto box...
What's the cheapest car to insure for a learner driver?
My son is a learner driver with full learner driver insurance. We were out driving the other day when an intoxicated driver went straight into the back of his car. The guy has admitted fault and all is...
I'm looking to insure 17 year old twins on a 1999 year old Peugeot 206 - which they have been given to learn to drive in. Please could you provide recommendations of competitively priced insurance companies...
My son is working from home during lockdown, so is his flatmate. They have a bit more time available without their commutes so his flatmate has offered to take my son for practice drives. Is this allowed?
I was involved in an accident with learner driver. It was the instructor that dealt with me in terms of insurance details, name, address etc. I was never told the student’s name. A few months on and I...
My Son is 6'7" tall and 18 years old. The 57 plate Renault Clio that he and my daughter learnt to drive in is reaching the point of needing some serious money spent on it. It has been a great workhorse...
I want my son to have my car but I will be the main driver as he hasn't passed his test yet. What is the correct way to do this if we are at the same address?