Scheme provides 'safer cars' for young drivers
A scheme that provides young drivers with 'affordable access' to cars with modern safety features and a 'cost effective' insurance policy is being advertised at DSA test centres.
The scheme, Young Marmalade, provides a range of cars based on cost, insurance rating and safety factors. Models available include the Fiat Grande Punto, Renault Clio and the Vauxhall Corsa - which all have the highest 5 star Euro NCAP safety rating. The Pass Plus Course is also an integral part of the scheme.
Nigel Lacy, managing director of Young Marmalade, said: "Our research revealed one key message from parents - that the cost of motoring is not just about buying the car but about insurance as well. Parents are forced to compromise reliability and even safety, to cover the cost of the first year's insurance premium."
The initial insurance is subsidised by Young Marmalade and a claim-free driver qualifies for a 40% no claim bonus. The low premiums are designed to take the financial sting out of the first year's premium and help with that first big step on the insurance ladder.
Lacy added: "To date the scheme has been very popular for parents. By paying less for insurance, a safer and more reliable car is within reach."
For further information contact Paul Cohen on 0845 226 1805, or firstname.lastname@example.org , or go to www.YoungMarmalade.co.uk
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