You will probably find that your compulsory excess on your policy is increased as a result of your conviction. Providing it is affordable you could increase your voluntary excess as a way that could help to reduce your premium.
Limiting your policy to specific named drivers may have an impact on the overall cost of your policy, particularly if those named drivers have a good driving record. But make sure they will be driving the car as it could invalidate your policy.
Most policies ask you to provide estimated annual mileage. If you’ve got a conviction of this type it will be worth restricting your mileage to the lowest level that you can achieve, as the fewer miles you travel, the lower your policy is likely to be. Just make sure you’re truthful, as your policy could be invalidated if you’ve significantly underestimated your mileage.
Taking other standard measures such as fitting alarms and immobilisers should be considered. In addition, if there is any option to keep the vehicle off the road, on a driveway or in a garage for example, it could help to reduce your premium.
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