Am I covered to drive other vehicles?

If you have comprehensive insurance, you're covered with third party only insurance if you  need to drive someone else's car. Third party only is the minimum cover you need to drive legally in the UK. We'd pay compensation to someone you injure or for damage you cause to other people’s vehicles or property in an accident  – but wouldn't cover you for loss of, or damage to, the vehicle you were driving.

This cover is for the vehicle policyholder only, not named drivers. If you’re the principal policyholder but aren’t the vehicle policyholder you also won’t be covered. Normally the principal policyholder and the vehicle policyholder are the same person, but sometimes a principal policyholder takes out insurance for someone else, who becomes the vehicle policyholder. In that instance the principal policyholder wouldn’t get Driving Other Cars cover, only the vehicle policyholder. Driving Other Cars cover is also not available on policies in the name of a business.

The driver must be 25 or older when your motor policy with us started or renewed. You don't need to tell us that you'll be driving the other car, but you must have the car owner's consent.

If you have any questions, please call us on 0345 307 8590 before you drive the other car.

For cover limits, exclusions and further information please refer to the documents section for the policy you wish to view in MyAviva . Your certificate of motor insurance will also confirm if you have this cover.

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