Young driver? How to avoid sky-high car insurance costs

Young drivers under the age of 25 are more likely to have a road accident and to make an insurance claim. They are also statistically more likely to drink and drive, exceed speed limits and drive without due care and attention. All of these factors mean that young drivers present a higher risk to insurance companies with the result that their insurance premiums are often exorbitant compared to those who have been driving for a number of years. The average cost for 17-year-old driver to insure a car for 12 months last year was an eye-watering £2,477. But it isn t impossible to find affordable car insurance if you are a young driver. You’re going to have to do your homework if you want to keep the costs under control and it may mean that you can’t drive a sports car or an SUV but there are insurers who won’t charge you an arm and a leg. Here s how to go about it: Pick the right car There are 50 different insurance groups and so if you want to get cheaper insurance, you’re goin


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