Drug-Driving Car Insurance

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Have you been convicted of driving while unfit through drugs?

If you have the DG10 or DR80 drug-driving conviction endorsement on your driving licence and you have been convicted of driving while unfit through drugs, then you may have found drug-driver car insurance quotes difficult to come by.

How do I get an insurance quote after a drug-driving conviction?

Through our network of specialist UK-based insurance brokers, QuoteRack enables drug-drivers to access insurance quotes for drug-driving motoring offences, including DG10 ('Driving or attempting to drive with drug level above the specified limit') and DR90 ('In charge of a vehicle when unfit through drugs').

How long do I have to declare drug-driving for insurance?

"DG10, DG60 and DR80 motoring endorsements remain on your driving licence for 11 years from the date of conviction; DG40 and DR90 motoring endorsements remain on your driving licence for 4 years from the date of offence."

QuoteRack insurance brokers are specialists and understand the difficulty for convicted drug-drivers in finding car insurance - they will be sympathetic to your situation and will do their best to find you a competitive drug drive car insurance quote.

What are the limits for drug-driving?

The Forensic Science Regulator's guide to drug and alcohol limits is available for download.

What are the drug-driving driving licence conviction codes?

The following driving licence endorsement conviction codes will stay on your driving record for 11 years from the date of the conviction:

DG10 - Driving or attempting to drive with drug level above the specified limit - 3 to 11 penalty points

DG60 - Causing death by careless driving with drug level above the limit - 3 to 11 penalty points

DR80 - Driving or attempting to drive when unfit through drugs - 3 to 11 penalty points

These codes must stay on a driving record for 4 years from the date of the offence or 4 years from date of conviction where a disqualification is imposed:

DG40 - In charge of a vehicle while drug level above specified limit - 10 penalty points

DR90 - In charge of a vehicle when unfit through drugs - 10 penalty points

What's involved with a roadside drug-test?

This Youtube video gives you an idea of what to expect when asked by the Police to perform a roadside drug test.

Drug-Driving - Important Information and Resources

The UK Government provides useful information regarding the law on drugs whilst driving. You can access the Government website with details of Drugs and driving: the law.

You can also use the following link to keep up-to-date with any changes to drug driving law.

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"New roadside ‘drugalyser’ tests were introduced in March 2015 and enable Police to instantly detect cannabis and cocaine at the roadside"

"Drivers who are convicted of driving while unfit through drugs are likely to receive a lengthy driving ban and a substantial fine."