Published: November 5, 2013

DEVITT INSURANCE SERVICES is offering all new and renewing policy holders the chance to download the safety and route mapping app REALRIDER® with REALsafe® worth £25 free of charge.


REALRIDER® is the acclaimed app that works on your smartphone and via REALsafe® automatically detects when you have an accident. The emergency services then try to contact you and administer help either over the phone or dispatch an ambulance to your location. It is being touted as essential as pulling on your helmet before every ride.


REALRIDER® also offers REALroutes®, a route mapping and sharing function so you can record, share and search through routes near you for the best riding experiences.


This is something that is close to Devitt’s heart with its Keep Britain Biking social community. 


Devitt’s Distribution Director Nigel Meyer said: “Devitt really likes the safety element of REALRIDER®, it is a step forward for the industry and will help to save lives and reduce the severity of injuries by getting the NHS to stricken riders quickly. It is an absolute must in our eyes if you are riding solo; it is the riding buddy looking out for you if you get into trouble. The route mapping and sharing gives another good reason for people to get on their bikes.

“We have decided to give the app free to all our new and renewing policy holders as a special thank you for insuring with us.”


Devitt customers will receive a code to download the app with their insurance documentation. They will then sign up at and download the app via either iTunes or Google Play. The app will feature a special branded ‘REALRIDER® powered by Devitt logo’ on start up.


REALRIDER® also offers users REALbenefits which are offers and discounts from some of the very best product and service providers in the bike industry. As part of the collaboration it will now offer insurance through ‘REALRIDER® powered by Devitt’.


REALRIDER® Director Jason McClean said: “We are delighted to partner with Devitt Insurance Services and are looking forward to welcoming its customers into the REALRIDER® community. We hope they find the routing, safety and benefits something essential to their enjoyment of motorcycling.


“It also means we can now offer all of our members a fantastic new insurance product designed for them and hopefully save them money into the bargain.”


REALRIDER® is free with the REALsafe® costing just £25 for an annual subscription and has more than 12,000 members six months after launching to the market. This offer will become available for the UK on Saturday 23 November 2013. For more information go to or

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