New Rider Insurance

Devitt have been providing UK bikers with insurance since 1936 so you’re in expert and reliable hands. Get an insurance quote as a new ride from Devitt today and we will compare prices from top UK insurers to find you our cheapest quote. You’ll also receive a 10% discount code for SPORTSBIKESHOP with your new rider policy.

New Rider Insurance


  • Planning a trip? You're covered in Europe for 90 days
  • Fast and hassle-free claims from our 24/7 UK-based accident helpline
  • Reduce your premium with our fantastic Excess Protect
  • Additional discounts for advanced training. secure parking, limited mileage and security systems
  • 10% unique discount code for SPORTSBIKESHOP with your new rider policy

A handy guide to new rider’s insurance 

Being a ‘new’ rider doesn’t always necessarily mean you’re a ‘young’ rider. Many riders, especially female, start at a later stage in life and see riding a motorcycle as a hobby, rather than to commute.

Being a new rider doesn’t means you’re an unsafe rider either, but there are plenty of ways to keep your first years premiums down. Whether you’re looking for third party fire and theft or fully comprehensive cover, we can find the insurance plan to suit you by comparing quotes from some of the UK’s leading insurance providers to bring you the cheapest premium.

One of the most simple yet effective ways of reducing your premium is to take an advanced riding course  such as The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) and Enhanced Rider Scheme (ERS)  an- it shows insurers that you’re safe on the road and can often reduce insurance costs significantly.

Devitt also offer 10% discount for riders who have completed their advanced training courses with our partnership with THINK!

Additional security measures such as keeping your bike secure overnight by putting it in a garage or shed can also help reduce your insurance further. Adding an alarm or immobiliser will help when you’re out and about for extra protection. Good old fashioned locks and chains are also great ways on extra security if you can’t secure your bike through other means.

Extra cover for new riders 

Being a new rider you may want to take extra protection on top of your basic cover. Devitt have a wide range of additional policies and products for further protection and peace of mind.

Excess Protect could help to lower your premiums, while Personal Accident and Personal Accident with Leathers and Helmet will give you added protection in the event of an accident.

Getting a new rider insurance quote 

Getting an insurance quote from Devitt couldn’t be easier! You can get an instant quote online or you can call one of our friendly insurance advisors who can help you get the perfect policy and quote over the phone.

You’ll need to provide us with some basic information, such as: make and model of your bike, your location, occupation, mileage and security details.

If you have any queries or want to discuss your quote over the phone, give us a call on 0345 872 3614.

Biker Safety Zone

Devitt understand how important safety is for bikers, regardless of how long you’ve been riding. As a new rider you may be lacking confidence in riding during peak traffic, adverse weather condition or at night time. These skills will come with time, patiences and knowledge.

Check out our dedicated Biker Safety Zone that has everything you need to know about keeping yourself as safe as possible on your bike with videos and helpful tips.

Watch one of our Biker Safety Zone videos by the IAM about road positioning.

Why choose Devitt?

  • We compare prices from our panel of top UK insurers to find you our cheapest bike insurance for new riders
  • Additional discounts for advanced motorcycle training, secure parking, limited mileage and security systems
  • Expert and friendly customer service – trusted by bikers since 1936
  • Exclusive offers and latest biker news through our sponsorship of Keep Britain Biking
  • Fast and hassle-free claims service from our 24/7 UK based accident helpline
  • Access to competitive rates – saving you money!
  • Renewal reminder and Claims helpline text directly to your phone

Call for a quote: 0345 872 3614

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Easy to you use website and not badly priced for me and my bike would recommend for any learner riders...

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