Category Archives: motortrade

Put the Brakes on Demonising Diesel

The number of new diesel registrations has declined by almost 25 per cent since the beginning of 2017, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. Rather than it being an issue of performance—new diesel cars in 2017 emitted 12 per cent less carbon dioxide than equivalent older models—experts say the decline is a Read the full article…

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Who needs motor trade insurance?

Why do I need motor trade insurance? This question has crossed the lips of many people who deal with vehicles as part of their work, but how many people actually need it? In this week’s blog, we will examine the various kinds of trader who can benefit from motor trade insurance, look at the limits Read the full article…

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Who can get motor trade insurance?

While in last week’s blog we explored the ins and outs of motor trade insurance and how to get a policy that fits your business’ needs, this week we will look at who can get such policies. While there are a range of insurers available who can offer good value cover, there are certain restrictions Read the full article…

A beginner’s guide to motor trade insurance

How to get motor trade insurance If your business revolves around cars or other road vehicles then chances are that you will need motor trade insurance. This specialised type of cover will protect you and your employees financially should any accident or other mishap occur on the road. In practice, motor trade insurance is of Read the full article…

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How does motor trade insurance work?

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?

  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?

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…