AA slams premiums hikes for speed awareness drivers

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It follows a BBC 5 live Investigates report which found that insurer Admiral treats drivers who complete the course the same as those that take the fine and points - in other words by increasing premiums.

The authorities - who do not treat the course as if it were a conviction - have warned that the provider's stance could harm efforts to improve road safety.

And Simon Douglas, director of AA Insurance, has also criticised the report's findings.

He said: "The view of most insurers, including the

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