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Holly West-Robinson

January 16, 2015

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Marmalade’s Learner car insurance is affordable, enabling a young driver to get the all-important driving experience between lessons without risking a parent’s no claims bonus. This not only improves the chance of passing a test but statistics state that additional hours spent behind the wheel between lessons improve the safety of young drivers.

Suzanne says: “When we first began the search for my daughter’s learner car insurance we made some calls but were shocked at the quotes provided. We then received some recommendations for Marmalade’s cover, and went online for a quote. The website was really easy to use and was full of information and choices about the length of the insurance period required and so on. We were given a great quote within seconds and were very impressed with the very competitive pricing. It was a no-brainer when it came to my son, James’, young driver insurance to revisit Marmalade’s website.

“To help my son progress as a young driver I go out with him in the car in-between lessons and so does my husband. We also pay for James’ lessons.”

Marmalade is the champion of young drivers and understands that getting on the road can be an anxious time, not just for learner drivers but their parents as well.

Suzanne explains: “The biggest concern we have about James learning to drive is making sure he gets the experience he needs to become confident about his skills, and the only way to do that is to get out there and practice as much as possible. Knowing you have good insurance cover just in case something goes wrong is vital.

“We always say to James that after he has passed his test, that’s the time that he will really start to learn to drive. We have to hope that we have given him all the help and guidance he needs and the confidence to take his time and continue to ask questions or advice on his driving. And as parents, it’s important we have the reassurance that we have done all we can to ensure his safety out on the roads.”

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By Holly West-Robinson

'Hi I'm Holly and I'm a young driver based in Peterborough! I love tattoos, food, drawing and anything art related, enjoy hanging out with friends and family and making a fool of myself. I'm definitely one of the adventurous types who's always up for a good old road trip!'  See more posts by Holly

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