Uncertainty for haulers using the Calais route

Uncertainty for haulers using the Calais route Due to the recent surge in migrant activity on the route from Calais to Dover, the danger associated with the journey has increased and thus, there are reports that insurance for drivers taking this route has also increased. However the consequences of the migrant crisis in Calais is [...]

Self-Driving Haulage Trucks

Self-Driving Haulage Trucks Uber has swept the nation since 2011 when the company’s international expansion phase began. Since then we have seen the Uber driver cause numerous problems for the traditional taxi driver, especially in the capital city of London, where the telegraph reported that a one mile journey in an Uber can be “almost [...]

Would You Trust A Self Driving Car?

Would You Trust A Self Driving Car? With all this excitement and innovation in the field of autonomous vehicles, there is still an atmospheric tension that people can’t seem to shake. Especially when one considers that in order to drive you have to be trained by an expert to have a keen eye, firm [...]

Demand for telematics equipment increasing as people realise cost benefits

Demand for telematics equipment increasing as people realise cost benefits If you are responsible for vehicle fleet insurance, chances are that you are aware of the benefits of telematics. Telematics equipment can be installed into the vehicles of drivers to monitor various aspects of their driving, such as speed, any sudden movements, braking and [...]

HGV insurance: what you need to know

If you are a heavy goods vehicle driver, you will understand the importance of getting the right insurance at a good price. The term HGV covers a multitude of vehicles with a range of capabilities doing a multitude of different jobs, so it's important that the HGV insurance policy you choose will cover you adequately. [...]

Who needs HGV insurance?

You can tell just by looking at an HGV that it’s a vehicle capable of causing a fair bit of damage; but there’s also an element of risk involved in driving lorries, tankers and other HGVs – which makes it vitally important that anyone getting behind the wheel is insured to do so. […]

Does your postcode affect your insurance?

Whether you're a taxi driver, courier, driving instructor, or motor trader, the law requires you to have insurance. Depending on your experience, past claims, age, sex, and driving history, your insurance premium will vary. However, most people are not aware that your postcode is also accounted for in the insurance process, and can have an [...]

The mistake that could leave you with a £271 fine plus a ban from driving

Millions of us often do it without giving it a second thought, but if you’re caught, you could be left with a hefty fine and a ban from driving. The offence? The perhaps seemingly innocent one of loaning your car to a friend. If that person doesn’t have the right insurance to drive the car, you as the owner may be convicted of an IN 12 offence, or one that means you have colluded in the procuring of a vehicle “uninsured against third party risks.” […]

A worrying amount of Ghost Brokers are emerging!

A BBC investigation into the recent increase in fraudulent brokers throughout the motor trade industry has seen the emergence of conmen, who are known as “ghost brokers” throughout the motoring industry. […]

Ford Profits Fall Short after Lack of sales

Ford managed to shift 1.57 million vehicles last year, a rather impressive amount; but for the world’s second largest car manufacturer it’s not quite good enough. […]