Speed Awareness Course

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  1. Steve N

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    After recent speeding offence I've been offered the chance to attend a Speed Awareness Course which I've just agreed to.

    I understand this results in me not receiving 3 points or a fine but am I still required to inform my insurance company of these events?
     
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  3. Steve N

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    Done a bit of googling and apparently some insurers do require this info and it does affect your premiums.
    Just rang my current insurer posing as a prospective new client with a course pending and was told they do not require details of Speed Awareness Courses just actual recorded offences.
    Phew :)
     
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    Only the Admiral group of insurance companies require you you to inform them of speed awareness courses and the only require notification at renewal time. If you went on one and didn't tell them they would have no way of finding out about the omission though.
     
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    If you are offered one I would definitely check the small print of your insurance company to see what is or isn't notifiable either when it happens or at renewal. If it's not there then you can breathe a sigh of relief, but don't just assume it isn't, based on "internet opinion". That's a general "mod alert" wongataa, not a dig at you (or FZR) :).
     

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