Post by Penny Post by Min
Possibly it's different when your previous NCD had been earned on motorbikes
and one has now got 4 wheels...neither the car nor the m/c insurer was
Mine were on m/c too but it was a long time ago.
Curiously, D#2, after taking out 10 month motorbike policies for 3-4 years,
ended up with more years NCD than she had actually been driving!
Not insurance but to swerve, grandson's 14th birthday in a couple of
weeks. Mum wants us to club together to get him a bike. I said surely
cheap one as then nobody will mug him for it or anyway steal it. She
wants one light enough to be easy to ride. And second-hand but not at
He had a couple when younger and never really rode, and I am not sure
is steady on it. I never was and his mum not either, although second
daughter is fine, rides to work quite a lot. Grandson's 5 year old
sister also has a bike, which surprised me, as she is like her mum and
me, and when I asked if she can ride mum sent me a small video of her
riding it, a bit wobbly but riding.
Other small grandson, age 3 , has in the last months begun to ride his
2 wheeler well, taking after mum and dad.
I am worried though as older daughter wants grandson to have the bike
so as to have some freedom, i.e. ride on the roads in traffic. They
don't do the cycling proficiency test now, do they? Daughter never did
and failed her driving test 4 times too, never becoming a driver.
Second daughter passed age 17 and drives confidently. What is there
out there for children now to learn to use the road safely? I have
asked what he will be doing to learn but daughter ignores half my