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6 breakdown tips for young drivers
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For many young drivers, the prospect of breaking down on the side of the road can be hugely daunting. This can seem like the worst-case scenario for young drivers who are already lacking in confidence on the road.  What do you do? Who do you call? It’s not just young drivers who dread breaking down – this is a universal pet-peeve for drivers of all levels. Not to worry, we’re

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Car insurance rates have undoubtedly continued to soar for young drivers over the last number of years. Unfortunately, even as 2021 approaches, there doesn’t seem to be any end in sight for this existing trend. Insurance is all about the calculated assessment of risk.Due to the inexperience of younger drivers, they tend to pose more of a risk on the road than a driver who has many years of experience

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Obtaining your driver’s license is a right of passage and it marks a significant milestone in many young people’s lives. However, getting on the road for the first time brings certain challenges. You have to practice the rules of the road daily for example and you also have to source and finalise the right insurance cover for an affordable price. Finally, you must handle the maintenance of your car. When

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Doing your driving test can be a nerve wrecking experience. Hey, some people even compare it to the leaving cert. However, rest assured the more prepared you are going into the test, the less stressed you will be for the duration of it. Avid preparation is the key to success when it comes to passing your driving test. Here’s some tips before you sit into the driver’s seat.   1.Plan your lessons properly.  Consider how many lessons

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Are you a young driver who’s eager to get on the road but is firstly on the hunt for car insurance? By now, no matter how minimal your search has been you’ve probably noticed a large disparity in quotes between you as a young driver and someone more experienced. We understand that it can be demoralising especially if your trying to save cash wherever possible. At coverinaclick.ie we’re here to

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If you’re currently studying for your theory test and you’re looking for a quick practice round, why not take this pop quiz?  Or if you passed your theory test many many moons ago, why not refresh your memory

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So, you’ve got your license, and you’re ready to get on the road as soon as possible, but first, there’s a few things to consider. One of the most crucial being car insurance. Buying car insurance for the first time can be as daunting as it is confusing. Firstly, there are a whole host of different policies available, and secondly, there are significant disparities in price. There’s no need to

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How to prepare for your theory test
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As a new learner driver, you undoubtedly have a lot of things on your mind. You’re asking questions like ‘how will I afford car insurance?’ and ‘who’s going to provide me with lessons’? While all these questions are more than valid, it’s crucial to start at the beginning, the theory test. Before you’re permitted to sit a practical driving test in Ireland, you must first sit a written one. If

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Do you know your road rules?
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Here at Coverinalick.ie , we think it’s vital that young drivers are proficient with their rules of the road. While we all like to think we’re on top of our game, sometimes we need a pop quiz to put us to the test. Check out how much you know and take our quiz!  

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Win €5000 with Coverinaclick.ie and Love Island.

Coverinaclick.ie is delighted to partner with Love Island and Virgin Media Two to give one lucky viewer the chance to win a massive €5,000 every two weeks for the duration of the popular show. “We are delighted to be partnering with the most popular show of the moment – it’s a perfect fit for our customers who enjoy life, know how to have fun but if the going gets rough

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Driving Test Tips
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How To Avoid Stress When Preparing For Your Driving Test For many of us the driving test seems to be a daunting task. It is not designed to judge you, but to make sure you know what you are doing when finally hitting the road. You have been preparing for this moment with your driving instructor, however, the best preparation can be undone when your heart starts racing, your legs

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Young male car insurance

Congratulations, you’ve obtained your provisional, or even your full licence and the much-anticipated time has come for you to invest in your first car. Unfortunately, the cost of the car is the least of your troubles; you may think you’re saving a fortune by purchasing a good ole-fixer-upper; when in fact, this approach could accelerate the cost of your insurance premium, especially in Ireland. As featured in the Irish Times

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The difference between having access to a variety of providers – and going to just one – can be over €2,000. Limited competition in the first-time drivers market and a mistaken belief that going direct to an insurer is the best value, is costing young drivers thousands on an annual basis and may be precluding some from even getting on the road. Coverinaclick.ie‘s latest survery has found that young drivers are

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How Young Drivers Can Get Cheap Car Insurance
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Lessons, a full licence and one year driving experience can reduce the cost of young drivers’ car insurance Young drivers have faced significant challenges when it comes to motor insurance in recent years. But at Coverinaclick.ie, we say that while their first year on the road can be expensive, an analysis of premiums between year one and year two demonstrate a sharp fall in costs. We want to let young motorists

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Learner and provisional driver cheap car insurance

Almost 37,000 people are on their fifth, or higher, provisional licence, according to a study conducted with Coverinaclick.ie. The study also found that more then 65,000 are on their third or more provisional licence. Deirdre McCarthy, Manager of Coverinaclick.ie, said: “There are 65,000-plus people on their third or more learner permit, and 36,814 of them are on their fifth or greater permit, some of whom are in their 30’s, 40’s, 50’s

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3 Steps For Young Drivers To Cut Their Insurance Premiums
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Young Drivers can cut up to 80% off their insurance premium by obtaining a full license. Here at Coverinaclick.ie we are calling on ALL young drivers across the country to complete this 3 step process in order to dramatically lower their insurance premiums. The simple 3 step process is; Complete all required driving lessons. Obtain their full license. Get some named driver experience – perhaps on a parent’s policy. Jonathan Hehir, Managing Director of Coverinaclick.ie has

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Car insurance cost improvements
Vroom For Improvement On Your Motor Insurance Costs
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Motor insurance premiums have finally begun to fall after consumers have been subjected to 3 years of relentless rises. However the majority of motorists have yet to see the benefit and it is worth noting that switching insurers or shopping around may be the best way to cut the cost of your cover. This time last year motor insurance premiums had reached somewhat of a peak, having risen sharply by somewhere in

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Young learner driver car insurance

Transport is the second highest expenditure for households across the country. The latest household figures available from the Central Statistics Office show that transport now accounts for the second largest chunk of an Irish family’s expenditure coming in at an average of €124 per week. Earlier this month, it was found that the cost of keeping a car is even more expensive, with the average price of running a car

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Car Insurance Is Still Valid Even In Severe Weather
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Car insurance not affected by Storm Ophelia. Ireland is currently recovering from it’s worst storm in 50 years. Not since Hurricane Debbie in 1961 has a storm with the wind speeds and destructive force of Ophelia, made its way to this side of the Atlantic. The entire country was subjected to severe ‘red’ weather warning, an occurrence which very rarely happens and demonstrated just how serious Met Eireann were taking this

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European Day Without A Road Death 2017
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Europe wide day of road safety see’s Gardaí increase visibility across the country. An average of 70 people die on European roads per day, that’s 70 journeys that citzens of Europe set out on but never complete, each and every day. That’s 70 knocks on 70 doors and 70 pieces of dreaded news delivered. 70 families left raw and numb with the shock. In Ireland alone last year 186 people lost their

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New and learner driver cheap car insurance
Premiums For Young Drivers Are Grossly Unfair
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Coverinaclick.ie Managing Director Jonathan Hehir says that todays insurance premiums for young drivers are “grossly unfair”. Car insurance premiums have been increasing recently and according to leading motor insurance broker www.coverinaclick.ie motor insurance underwriters have suffered significant losses.  Theses losses incurred from offering premiums that are too low and with no steps being taken to address imbalanced pricing in the market, young drivers are the ones suffering. Coverinaclick.ie say that insurers should now

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Young female driver car insurance

Car insurance premiums are finally about to stop rising says Coverinaclick.ie‘s Managing Director Jonathan Hehir. Some of the largest car insurers operating in Ireland have been reporting substantial 6 month profits for the first half of 2017. This has prompted questions as to why insurance premiums across all sectors have continued to rise with insurers seemingly in fine fiscal health? Coverinaclick.ie‘s Managing Director Jonathan Hehir has stated that this is in fact

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Young couple best value car insurance

Ever wondered whether or not your overseas driving experience will count towards lowering your insurance claim in Ireland? Question: I have recently moved back home to Ireland after 10 years in the States. When I was living there I drove periodically – by which I mean I moved around a lot, so while I drove for the last two years when I was living outside Boston, I hadn’t been driving for the

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Best value young driver car insurance

On his weekly radio show/podcast Matt Cooper discusses high motor insurance premiums with Jonathan Hehir. www.Coverinaclick.ie‘s Managing Director Jonathan Hehir discusses the impact high motor insurance premiums are having on Irish consumers with Today FM’s Matt Cooper on his new show ‘Stretched’. Car and van insurance premiums have sky rocketed over the last number of years. While they have begun to level off over the last 12 months or so

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Calls For Crackdown On ‘Professional Insurance Claimants’ – Insurance scammers driving up premium prices for consumers and hitting Irish businesses hard. CFM Group have called on the government to allow the industry to find and expose ‘professional insurance claimants’ which they say are costing Irish businesses and motorists tens of thousands in increased premiums. CFM Group, who are brokers and the parent company of a number of brands including coverinaclick.ie, insuremyvan.ieand insuremyhouse.ie, say that

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Fake insurance brokers selling faulty policies door to door Motorists in Ireland have been warned that fake insurance brokers are going door to door selling fake policies. The scammers who operate with a laptop in hand, tell unwary motorists that they can offer massively discounted cover. However these policies are invalid as the phony brokers are unauthorized intentionally falsified details to insurance companies. It is understood that one of these fraudsters

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‘Most robberies occur between 12-7 PM during summer months’ – An Garda Síochána The pattern of robberies spiking during summer months has continued into 2017, prompting An Garda Síochána to launch a fresh awareness campaign. This campaign was even featured on crimecall with a particular emphasis on preventing thieves from breaking into parked cars. We have compiled a number of tips which may seem like common sense but are the primary reasons people

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5 Steps to Cheaper Car Insurance
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Consumers have been slammed with steep car insurance price hikes over the last 12-18 months. It’s never been more important to seek out the best deal – but how can you be sure you’re getting a fair quote? Managing Director of Coverinaclick.ie, Jonathan Hehir said that by simply posing the right questions when renewing your policy can lead to serious savings. When it comes to shopping around, you should ALWAYS ask the following: 1. What’s

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Insurance fraudsters cash in with law keeping them safe Professional claimants are making a living from falsifying multiple claims in a bid to get insurance payouts. The law stops insurers sharing information on serial claimants, many of whom are criminals. Changes in the law that would allow insurers to share information on serial claimants have yet to be delivered. The setting up the new database of fraudulent personal injury claims is a

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Insurance Costs: Loading The Young
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The cost of car insurance is prohibitive to young drivers and may incur an increase of uninsured drivers on the roads. The Government has published a plan to tackle this issue. They will look at a more realistic approach by the courts to compensation and more rigorous enforcement by gardaí. The figures tell their own story. Data from the Department of Transport shows that the number of 17- to 20-year-olds holding

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Coverinaclick.ie MD Jonathan Hehir predicts which price hikes and cuts could be on the way. 2016 was a controversial year for the sector, with the Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, and the Taoiseach, setting out to deliver a more affordable deal for motorists, considering the rising costs of motor insurance. In that regard, I would say there is a currently a major “blame game” at play within the industry

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Nearly 1,200 Young Drivers Refused Quotes Last Year
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Notwithstanding the fraught state of the Irish car insurance market, the current treatment of young drivers by insurance companies is arbitrary and unfair. 2 days ago, the Garda Twitter account reported that they stopped 7 uninsured drivers at a checkpoint in one day. Our own Jonathan Hehir, MD of Coverinaclick.ie while speaking with various newspapers, said that the premium prices are grossly unfair and potentially lead to undesirable trends in driver behaviour

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Insurers Urged To Reassess Young Drivers’ Policies
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Insurers have been called on to reassess their pricing approach to younger drivers. According to Insurance Broker www.coverinaclick.ie, motor insurance underwriters have failed to take steps to address an imbalanced pricing market in which young drivers are suffering. Coverinaclick.ie claims the insurance companies had experienced significant losses by offering premiums that were too low and that premiums should reflect the fact younger drivers are a significantly lower risk than they were 10

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