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A guide to young rider motorbike insurance

it’s a common worry for young motorbike riders that getting cover at an affordable rate might not be possible. While it’s true that young riders pay more in general, that doesn’t mean you can’t find good cover at a price you can afford.

If you want to get young rider motorbike insurance quotes from expert providers now, then simply click the green button. Read below if you want more information on the types of cover you can get as well as the most frequently asked questions people have about young rider insurance.

Did you know?

You can ride a moped as young as 16 and a 125cc bike or scooter as young as 17, provided you have done CBT.

Young rider motorbike insurance options

The main types of cover you can get with a young rider motorbike insurance policy are –

Road risks

You can choose from either a third party only policy; third party, fire and theft; or fully comprehensive. You’ll need third party only at a minimum for your bike to be road legal.

Breakdown cover

You can also get breakdown cover included in your policy with most insurance providers – a very useful type of additional cover.

Vehicle replacement

Vehicle replacement is another type of additional cover that you might consider.

Ways to save money on young rider motorbike insurance

  • Get a less powerful bike
  • Pay upfront
  • Shop around
  • Improve bike security

Did you know?

CBT stands for Compulsory Basic Training and is something you must have in order to take out motorbike insurance.

Young rider motorbike insurance FAQs

How much will cover cost?

The cost of insurance for a young rider will depend on a few key factors. The main ones being –

  • Your age
  • Security of your bike
  • Your riding experience
  • The area you live
  • Your claims history

What types of bikes can I ride as a young person?

If you have completed CBT and have a provisional licence, then you’re able to ride a moped if you’re 16; or a 125cc motorbike or scooter if you’re 17. After this, it will depend on your age and the type of motorcycle test you’ve passed. If you pass the Full A Motorcycle Test, then you’re not limited as to what type of bike you can ride (although insurance can cost considerably more for powerful bikes).

Will I need to have L plates on my bike?

If you only have a provisional licence and have just done CBT, then yes, you’ll need to display L plates for your insurance to be valid and your bike to be road legal.

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