Cyclists make better drivers, says insurance firm offering bike riders better rates offers cheaper car insurance premiums for cyclists, claiming riders make better drivers

Riding a bike on British roads makes you a safer driver, according to an insurance company that offers cyclists cheaper car insurance.

The people behind believe that riders have better awareness on the road and are more alert to dangers than many non-cyclists and thus aim to source the most competitive rates for its clients.

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“Your on-road cycling experience has made you more alert and road aware than the average car driver and that deserves special attention. Let us source you the best car insurance deal via our scheme that rewards you for your improved driving skills,” the company says on its website.

The company claims that your status as a cyclist, or the member of a cycling club, reduces the risk you pose on the road and therefore should reduce your premium.

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The website also says that cyclists value their bodies by striving for physical fitness, and suggests that riders have improved mental agility, making them more responsive drivers.

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