More than four million motorists would pay to swap their penalty points with a friend or relative, a survey has found.
According to online insurance portal Confused.com, they would prefer that course of action to receiving points that could see the cost of their
The study found that a driver with three points on their licence can expect to see the price of their premium rise by seven per cent.
For drivers with six points, the price of their
In further bad news for drivers with nine points on the licence, the number of
Debra Williams of Confused.com says attempting to offload penalty points is “a dangerous lottery to play”.
It is also difficult, as 96 per cent of respondents to the survey said they would take penalty points from someone else in exchange for cash.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) recently advised that both men and women should shop around for their
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