Motorbike insurance guides and tools
We give you the facts, so you can find the right insurance to suit you and your bike.
Find all the information you need below, then start comparing motorbike insurance.
Insurance types and cover
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Classic motorbikes and scooters usually need slightly different cover to modern bikes. Find out more about insuring a vintage bike, whatever its age.
If you plan to ride your electric motorcycle on the road, you’ll need to insure it. Find out more about electric motorbike insurance here and compare quotes.
Insuring a quad bike for on- or off-road use usually needs a specialist insurer - learn more and get the right cover for your four-wheeler.
Find out about insuring and riding motorised tricycles, including information on licence laws, MOT and tax details.
If you only need motorbike insurance for a few days, or months, short-term cover might be the most cost-effective option.
Compare motorbike insurance quotes for young riders, learn more about why premiums might be pricey and find out how to keep costs down.
If you ride two or more bikes you could insure them on a multi-bike policy. Find out how to do it and whether it could save you money.
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Get clued up on everything you need to know about having a motorcycle MOT, including the cost and what is tested.
Find out the practical and legal considerations to take into account when arranging sidecar insurance for your motorbike.
If you're riding on the continent you might assume your motorbike insurance gives you European cover, but this isn't always the case.
Find out how to get cover for your riding leather, helmet, boots, gloves and accessories, either through your motorbike or home insurance policy.
Learn about advanced riding courses, how they might lower your motorbike insurance premiums, plus their other potential benefits.
The cost of your motorbike insurance will depend on your bikes insurance group. Find out more here.
A motorcycle warranty is an optional insurance policy that can protect against the risk of mechanical breakdown. Find out more.
The Insurance Industry Access to Driver Data (IIADD) database, branded as MyLicence, could mean easier and more accurate quotes for riders.
Personal accident cover can offer compensation for death or injuries sustained due to a vehicle accident. Learn more about it here.
What are the factors you need to consider when arranging breakdown cover for your motorbike, scooter or moped?
Motorbike and moped licences have an impact on many aspects of riding, including insurance premiums. Find out more about your options and the age requirements.
Find out how to protect your motorbike tyres and stay safe on the road.
Any motorbike used or kept on a public road needs to be taxed.
UK law requires a motorbike is insured at all times unless you make a SORN with the DVLA.
You don’t need to apply for a SORN annually, it runs indefinitely until you start paying road tax on the vehicle.