10 car insurance myths busted

5. I won’t be able to get car insurance if I have a driving conviction




Having a serious conviction, such as drink driving, doesn’t mean it is impossible to get insurance. Some companies specialise in insuring high-risk motorists, including people with convictions, and even mainstream companies will consider insuring almost anyone. However, it is likely that you will pay higher premiums.

Because speeding convictions are relative common (a result of the increasing number of speed cameras on our roads), most insurers will insure someone with one speeding conviction for no extra charge. However, if you have more than one your premium is likely to increase