Can you drive without insurance with a provisional license?
No. Your having a provisional licence doesn't change your state's insurance requirements.
Added: The status of your license or permit has nothing to do with whether the vehicle itself is insured or not.
Provisional car insurance is a policy that can be purchased by a person who is learning to drive in another person's car. The insurance covers the learner driver without risking the insurance of the owner of the vehicle. Companies that offer provisional car insurance can be located through an insurance broker.
What is the difference in car insurance between provisional license holders and newly passed license holders?
no the only time which you can drive a car alone in the UK is when you have passed your driving test and you hold a full license. if you have not passed your driving test you can drive a car if you have a provisional license and L plates with a person who has held a full license for three years or more and is over 21 years old!