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Couriers: Driving Safely This Winter

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

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…

Courier Fleet Insurance

Can I get courier multi-van insurance?

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

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…

Liverpool courier wins company of the year award

Liverpool-based firm UK Couriers has been named the company of the year at a recent industry awards ceremony. Online marketplace Courier Exchange was in charge of organising the event, which saw the Merseyside company recognised for its growth and successful development into a nationwide business. Other locations in which it has been able to establish Read the full article…

Scottish courier firm uses red decals to rebrand white vans

A Scottish courier company has been able to expand its fleet of red vans by commissioning a design firm to create decals for white vehicles. Eagle Couriers has hired Glasgow-based Rapido Print & Design to create wrap-around red decals as a creative solution to the recent Europe-wide shortage of vehicles of this colour. Red vans Read the full article…

New safety guide launched for courier insurance customers

Courier insurance customers could be set to undergo safety training for driving at work, following news that a new programme has been launched. The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has introduced a revised edition of its Guide to Driving at Work Manual, which it hopes will be used by management as a tool Read the full article…

Van drivers urged to step up security measures

A spate of thefts in Durham has prompted police to urge motorists and tradesmen into stepping up their security measures to avoid a claim on their van insurance. Police in the north-east of England reported eight van thefts between November 10th and December 15th. Every van stolen during the spree was a Ford Transit that Read the full article…

Fiat Fiorino named van of the year

Courier drivers have been given guidance on the best vehicle to purchase after What Van? announced the Fiat Fiorino as the winner of its Van of the Year award. The van, launched in May this year, was designed for easy and efficient driving in cities and towns. What Van? editor Neil McIntee said: “Even when Read the full article…