Here for the Young Car Driver
Human nature dictates young people will be full of questions and worries, particularly surrounding learning to drive, staying safe, buying, owning and insuring a car.
Young Car Driver exists to help young drivers access the information, services and products specifically focused for them.
Expert Driving Advice
What is telematics insurance?
Telematics car insurance is a device (black box) that is fitted to your car by your insurance company. This allows them to monitor your driving style and base your insurance premium around your motoring behaviour.
How can I get my provisional driving licence?
To apply for the provisional driving licence you need to be at least 15 years and nine months old. You can start driving a car when you are 17. Click here to apply.
Can I get car finance?
Absolutely. Car finance is available for most young drivers regardless of credit history. There are many ways of getting finance for your car of course the better your credit rating the lower the interest payments should be.
What is Learner Driver Insurance?
Learner driver insurance allows you to practice driving in a friend’s or family car between driving lessons. Learner insurance is comprehensive cover: taken out in the name of the learner driver.
What is an MOT?
The MOT test is a road safety measure to ensure that all vehicles more than three years old comply with the law and meet road safety and environmental standards. The test confirms that at the time it was taken, the vehicle met the minimum standards.
What our young drivers say
Young Car Driver is an amazing resource for people my age wanting information on learning to drive and buying my first car. Thanks for all your help.
Tom – East Sussex
Young Car Driver’s insurance jargon buster is brilliant. It was the one place where I could find information on phrases used in my insurance policy.
Jenny – Northampton
Brilliant way to calculate finance for my first car. Felt like they really wanted to help. Well done YCD!
Sarah – Hereford
Amazing website. Thanks for all the information!!
Anne-Marie – Kent
I was looking for a website that told me the steps I needed to do in order to get my licence and pass my driving test. I came across Young Car Driver and found all I needed to know.
Luca – West Midlands
As a mature young car driver (!) I’ve been looking around for information to help me understand the pitfalls of buying a car. So much information. Will be recommending you.