Crash course – avoiding accidents in winter

Friday, 29th November, 2019

Winter is a difficult time of year for drivers, especially those who work for a living and spend the most time on the road. Taxi drivers, couriers and hauliers will find themselves on the road at all hours during what is inevitably a busy time for everyone who is a professional driver. Dark nights and Read the full article…

Preparing your taxi business for the festive season

Friday, 29th November, 2019

A profession that often isn’t mentioned among the so-called ‘unsung Christmas heroes’ is taxi drivers, who often find themselves extremely busy during the festive season. But how do taxi drivers prepare for Christmas and New Year? We’ve listed a few tips to help you through the cold days and nights. A time to earn more Read the full article…

Can telematics save you money on your taxi insurance?

Thursday, 28th November, 2019

Telematics – more commonly known as a ‘black box’ – are often linked with young or inexperienced drivers, and are seen by some people as ‘spying devices,’ reporting on your speed and location to your insurer. However, modern telematics can be very useful in proving who is at fault when an accident happens, where and Read the full article…

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Taxi Talk: Interesting Taxi Facts

Wednesday, 14th August, 2019

We explore the history of the taxi trade and uncover interesting facts which may test your knowledge about the taxi profession. When was the taxi first invented? If you are clued up on your taxi knowledge, this name may resonate with you. Gottlieb Daimler built the word’s first taxi in 1897 – the Daimler Victoria Read the full article…

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Top 10 Taxi Insurance FAQs

Monday, 12th August, 2019

We’ve put together some of the most commonly asked taxi insurance questions, answering with some quick and easy advice for you to follow. Taxi drivers want to know about no-claims bonus, how to budget to keep the costs of payment affordable, and which drivers can be covered on their policy, amongst other things. Here are Read the full article…

The Future Is Electric

Thursday, 8th August, 2019

We delve into the world of electric hybrids and taxis to see what society are doing to introduce them onto our roads. With society’s focus on building more of an economically friendly environment, more of us are now purchasing electric cars in a bid to reduce fuel emissions, and that also goes for electric taxis. Read the full article…

As car sales fall again, could the government do more to support electric and hybrid vehicle purchases?

Friday, 17th May, 2019

Last year, ChoiceQuote reported on issues with the infrastructure in place for electric vehicles. With April car sales reportedly down 4.1%, there is concern that the government isn’t doing enough right now to support electric and hybrid vehicle sales. Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show the second lowest volume Read the full article…