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Drivers convicted of driving or attempting to drive with drug level above the specified limit, will receive a DG10 endorsement on their driver’s licence. Drivers with a DG10 conviction code will find that getting a cheap car insurance quote a serious challenge. This is because of the increase risk you and the endorsement represent to insurers. Some car insurance companies may refuse to issue quotes for drivers with a DG10 conviction code.
How you got a DG10 conviction code
Drug culture has become wide and varied in recent years. As the question of drug acceptability continues to rage, the DG10 conviction code is worded to encompass all sorts of drugs, both legal and illegal. So, whether you were convicted for using too much flu medicine or cocaine, the result is a DG10 conviction, at the very least.
Penalties for driving or attempting to drive with drug level above the limit
If convicted of driving or attempting to drive with drug level above the specified limit, your DG10 endorsement will remain on your licence for 11 years from the date of the conviction. You will also receive 3-11 points on your licence depending on the circumstances surrounding the offence.
|Driving Licence Conviction Code||Motoring Offence||Penalty Points||Duration Conviction Stays on your Licence|
|DG10||Driving or attempting to drive with drug level above the specified limit||3 – 11 points||11 Years from the date of the conviction or 11 years from date of conviction where a disqualification is imposed.|
DG10 car insurance
Due to your DG10 conviction code, a quote for car insurance from your average insurer is likely to be very high. Insurers consider licences with DG10 endorsements a higher risk than drivers with a clean licence and increase premiums accordingly. One way to keep your premiums low is by getting quotes specifically for DG10 motor insurance policies. Our specialist brokers are here to help with your search by finding the best insurance policy for the best possible price.
At Keith Michaels we treat you like a person, not a policy number. We can provide a range of competitive DG10 insurance quotes that are tailored to your personal situation, to keep your premium as representative as possible and back on the road as soon as possible.
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