Pass Plus – A Christmas Present for New Drivers!
It is always difficult to get young adults Christmas presents and it is hard to strive for the cool present.
Passing your test is fantastic, but reality hits home when you find out the real cost of driving especially purchasing car insurance, when you are not entitled to no claims bonus. No claims bonus is a way insurance companies reward their customers for not claiming in the year. The more accident free years the larger the discount.
If you are looking for a Christmas present for a new driver, then this is the ideal present. It provides further driving proficiency with the added bonus of saving the driver money on car insurance .
The problem with learning to drive is that you are taught the basic skills of reversing gears etc but real driving experience comes with time. Do you remember the first time you drove on a motorway? The first time can be pretty daunting!
The Pass Plus scheme is a scheme arranged by the DSA (The Driving Standards Agency). They provide a structured syllabus which gives the person who has just passed their test extra experience they need at a time when they are most likely to have an accident. The sad facts are that in Britain two people under 25 die in road accidents everyday.
The syllabus takes the new driver through driving
In all weathers
On dual carriageways and motorways
In the dark
On rural roads
When the driver successfully completes the course, the Driving Standards Agency sends a certificate to the driver so that they are able to claim their insurance discount.
That course can be taken at anytime through the drivers driving career, but it is mainly aimed at new drivers in the first year after passing their test. If the driver has passed their test more than a year ago then it is worth checking first of with the insurance companies if discounts are still eligible.
So remove the furry dice from the Christmas shopping list and buy them something useful. That will save money and more importantly give that little extra driving experience.
To see how much you could save on new driver insurance visit www.car-insurance.tv supporters of Pass Plus.