Couriers: Driving Safely This Winter

Wednesday, 10th January, 2018

In the words of several members of the cast of Game of Thrones, “Winter is Coming” – or, maybe more accurately, it’s already here. Yes, those cold months and icy driving conditions have descended across much of the UK, bringing inclement weather, treacherous roads and uncooperative vehicles along with them. As a courier, your vehicle Read the full article…

Courier deliveries at Christmas

Thursday, 14th December, 2017

Stay safe on the roads this Christmas with the right courier insurance to meet your needs. Christmas is the busiest time of year for couriers – that won’t be news to many of you reading this. Present-buyers in the UK are expected to spend somewhere in the region of £25 billion on online purchases this Read the full article…

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What taxi insurance do I need?

Wednesday, 13th December, 2017

Will any taxi driver insurance do? Saving money is something that we all strive to do when shopping for anything, whether it is Christmas presents, a new car or even something as needed and arguably complicated as insurance products. Though nobody likes to pay more than they strictly have to for any service, we also Read the full article…

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Driving for Uber and insurance

Wednesday, 13th December, 2017

If you drive for Uber, make sure you have the right insurance in place. Over the past few years Uber has entered the public consciousness in a large way, whether you have become an active user or because of one of many controversies surrounding the San Francisco-based taxi alternative to have hit the headlines. Indeed, Read the full article…

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So you’re thinking of becoming a taxi driver?

Tuesday, 12th December, 2017

The dos, don’ts, ins and outs of becoming a taxi driver explained The road to becoming a taxi driver (no pun intended!) is not quite as straightforward as painting your car black, popping an amber light on top and picking up passengers straight away. There are a lot of considerations to be made when becoming Read the full article…

Motor Trade Insurance

How does motor trade insurance work?

Monday, 20th November, 2017

How does motor trade insurance work? We have previously covered the process of getting motor trade insurance, and some of the considerations you may need to take into account on your way to getting such a policy. This time, we are putting motor trade insurance policies under the microscope to answer the question of how Read the full article…

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What is motor trade insurance?

Monday, 13th November, 2017

  Beyond the normal remit of private motor insurance, motor trade policies are designed to protect you if your business involves you or your staff driving vehicles that belong to you, and if you interact with members of the public. Motor trade insurance is a specialist form of insurance that will protect you – and Read the full article…

Can I get motor trade insurance with convictions?

Wednesday, 25th October, 2017

Getting a criminal conviction while driving is something that many drivers will unfortunately encounter in their time on the road. For example, statistics released by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) show that 5,179 drivers were banned for driving recklessly in 2016 around the UK, an increase of 29 per cent (or 1,173 incidents) Read the full article…

Courier Fleet Insurance

Can I get courier multi-van insurance?

Thursday, 19th October, 2017

What is the best way of insuring multiple vans for couriers? As we have outlined in previous blogs, courier insurance is a vital tool to help protect your business from accidents, theft and other happenings that could risk your drivers, vehicles and cargo. If you have more than one van or car to insure, standard Read the full article…

Courier Insurance

A Guide to being a Courier by Choicequote

Friday, 6th October, 2017

How working without Courier Insurance might jeopardise your business In the age of Amazon and round-the-clock home deliveries, couriers are becoming an ever more common presence on the UK’s roads. Despite this, many drivers may not know that they need specialist courier insurance to be fully covered, both for their vehicle and the items being Read the full article…