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Riders make safer drivers, says survey

Drivers who also ride motorcycles are safer and make fewer and lesser-value insurance claims, according to a new British survey. The results of the three-year survey by British motorbike insurance company Carole Nash have led the company to offer riders up to £89 off their car insurance. Good luck trying to get your insurance company …

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Dangerous precedent in motorbike insurance hike

A dangerous precedent has been set with an American road safety report suggesting insurance companies price some motorists and vehicles off the road. The Road to Zero report from the USA’s National Safety Council doesn’t mention motorcycles in reference to insurance. However, it does suggest pricing risk-taking motorists off the road or into safer vehicles. …

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Why Gap Insurance is important for a new bike

There is nothing more thrilling than purchasing a new motorbike, but it can be easy to forget about a few of the not-so-glamorous aspects. One of these is making sure that you have adequate protection in place in case you have an accident and write-off your bike or it is stolen.  Write-offs Unfortunately, this is …

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Australians love their motorbikes

If you’re thinking of buying a motorbike to get around, you’re not the only one in love with the idea. The fastest growth in any kind of vehicle registration was for motorbikes, up 22% between 2010 and 2015. In the 10 years since June 2007, motorcycle registrations in NSW have gone from 125,000 to just …

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5 tips for inexpensive UK bike insurance

Everybody would love to have inexpensive bike insurance, but how do you get lower premiums? The following are five simple tips you can use to help British riders save money on their bike insurance. 1.  Use your garage Garaging your bike at home is one of the better ways to get inexpensive bike insurance.  Some …

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Government siege on motorcyclists

Most riders believe motorcycling is under siege by governments that want to legislate us out of existence under a thin veil of safety. Now Motorcycle Council of NSW treasurer Steve Pearce (pictured above on his Triumph ST Sprint) has vocalised what we all think in his unprecedented attack on the NSW Government. It follows their …

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Weekend motorbike crashes more severe

Weekend motorcycle crashes are more severe and costly than during the week, according to figures from insurer Youi. Friday is the worst day for all types of motor vehicle crashes.  However, Youi claims data from January 2016 to September 30, 2017, shows motorcyclists are more likely to crash on a weekend. Saturday is the highest-risk …

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Differences between motorcycle and car insurance

There are some big differences between driving a motorcycle and driving a car. So insurance for your car or your bike is also very different, especially in America which has special insurance circumstances. (This report was compiled and supplied specifically for American riders, but some of the principles may apply in your country.) Car insurance …

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