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Devitt recognise the importance of safety for motorcyclists, that’s why we’ve partnered with Biker Down! Bikers are one of the most vulnerable road users in the UK creating only 1% of road traffic, but accounting for 19% of all road user deaths. We want to reward those bikers who are going the extra mile to improve their safety and rider skills so that’s why we’re offering 10% discount on your motorcycle insurance direct with us.
Biker Down! was originally started by Kent Fire and Rescue Service’s Fire Bike Team acting as a free first aid course for bikers. Since then it’s grown tremendously across the UK from West Yorkshire to London to Wales! Biker Down! Courses offer a great day of training for motorcyclists on what to do if you’re a witness to a motorcycle road traffic accident, covering everything from how to manage traffic to basic first aid and helmet removal.
Biker Down! is a FREE one day course provided by local Fire and Police services. The course is split into three modules:
Watch this short video to give you an introduction to what Biker Down! is all about…
The course starts with a presentation from the team about what you should do if you’re the first to arrive on the scene of a motorcycle accident. It’s very common that motorcyclists ride in groups, that’s why taking the Biker Down! course could be very helpful.
The next stage is taught by qualified life support instructors that have motorcycle first aid-specific expertise, this includes;
The last part of the course is all about improving your riding skills, the Science of Being Seen and enhanced rider skills.
Once you’ve completed the course you’ll receive a certificate of attendance and a specially designed first-aid kit that fits neatly under your bike seat.
To claim your 10% discount for your motorcycle insurance, simply click the ‘Get your discounted quote’ button in the banner above and you’ll be taken to our dedicated Biker Down! quote system. Your 10% discount will be automatically applied to this quote.
This offer is for new insurance quotes only, it cannot be applied to existing policies. You must get a quote directly through Devitt (not through a comparison site or recalling a previous quote from a comparison site) by using the dedicated link, otherwise your 10% discount will not be applied. You must provide copies of your training certificates to us one you have purchased your insurance.
Alternatively, call our contact centre and inform one of our helpful advisors that you have come via Biker Down! course to obtain your discount. The discount cannot be taken on quotes obtained through a comparison site.
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