Can I sign over my no-claims dis­count?

The Daily Telegraph - Your Money - - YOUR MONEY -

Two years ago I split up with my wife. She was the sec­ond driver on my car in­surance.

I’ve never had an ac­ci­dent and when we told Swin­ton, the bro­ker, it said I could sign over my nine years’ no-claims dis­count to her, which I did to keep the peace. How­ever, I now can’t af­ford my own car in­surance. Is this al­lowed? STEVEN JACKSON, VIA EMAIL Mar­tyn James, a con­sumer rights ex­pert from Re­solver, the com­plaints ser­vice, said transferring a no-claims bonus to an­other named driver was not com­mon prac­tice and not ev­ery in­surer would of­fer it. In ad­di­tion, as there is no


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