Written by Michael Foote, Insurance and Finance ExpertMichael Foote is the founder of Quote Goat and has over 13 years experience working in the finance, insurance and currency sectors. Since launching Quote Goat he has appeared on TV as well as many of the largest online publications including Forbes, The Telegraph and The Metro. Prior to Quote Goat, he worked in finance in the city for a number of firms including HSBC.
Convicted Of Drink Driving? Compare Insurance Quotes
If you’ve been convicted of drink driving then you will already know how serious the offence is. We understand that people make mistakes and you have no doubt paid the price with points, a ban, a fine or a prison sentence for the most serious of offences.
However, as well as the immediate punishment, the cost of insurance as a convicted drink driver can be as much as 100% more than a driver without convictions. This is down to insurance providers deeming convicted drivers a greater risk on the roads.
To help you find car insurance we work with a panel of specialist insurance brokers that can arrange cover for drivers with convictions.
Click the quote button to fill out our form and up to 3 brokers will provide you with competitive quotes. As well providing quotes, you can take advantage of their specialist knowledge to find the right level of cover to suit your requirements.
What Are The Different Offence Codes For Drink Drivers?
There are five offence codes for drink driving, if you have been convicted you should know which code applies to you. You will need this code to get a quote.
DR10 : 3-11 points
Driving or attempting to drive with alcohol level above limit
DR20 : 3-11 points
Driving or attempting to drive while unfit through drink
DR30 : 3-11 points
Driving or attempting to drive then failing to supply a specimen for analysis
DR31 : 3-11 points
Driving or attempting to drive then refusing to give permission for analysis of a blood sample that was taken without consent due to incapacity
DR61 : 10 points
Refusing to give permission for analysis of a blood sample that was taken without consent due to incapacity in circumstances other than driving or attempting to drive