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What does haulage insurance cover?

28th November 2015

The precise details of any type of insurance are likely to vary from one insurer to another and to reflect your particular needs and requirements. This is equally true of haulage insurance cover, where you are likely to have a particular concern for ensuring that the policy you arrange accurately reflects the protection your business… Read More

Compare HGV Insurance

17th November 2015

If you want to compare HGV insurance, one way of doing so might simply be to choose the cheapest HGV cover. In any question involving insurance, however, the cheapest is rarely the cover most likely to suit you and your particular set of needs and circumstances. And what you consider to be the cheapest lorry… Read More

A new haulier? What do you need?

22nd October 2015

If you are new to the haulage business, there are a number of things you may need in preparation for running your business. On the question of insurance alone, for example, there are a number of considerations you might need to give to safeguarding your business. It might be helpful to review the role played… Read More

What does liability insurance cover?

10th October 2015

If you operate a haulage business, the need for HGV insurance for the trucks and lorries you use is probably second nature – after all, motor insurance is required by law and you are likely to want full financial protection for your lorry or fleet. Liability insurance, however, is a form of protection you might… Read More

Calling all drivers – tackling the shortage

30th September 2015

Where have all the drivers gone? Haulage industry organisations have long warned about the shortage of professional drivers. According to the website Motor Transport (August 2015), the industry currently faces a shortfall of 45,000 HGV drivers. A new initiative, launched on the 11th of September 2015, by the Department for Transport, therefore, has been widely… Read More

HGV Insurance FAQs

8th September 2015

Do I need HGV insurance? you most certainly do. The law requires it; more than that, the law takes a serious view of driving without insurance and penalties may range from a £300 fixed penalty fine up to a decision by the courts to impose a stiffer penalty, including disqualification of the diver from driving;… Read More

Top tips on how to become a truck driver

20th August 2015

If you want to become a truck driver, some of the more obvious personal qualities may spring immediately to mind – qualities such as: a nature that is essentially calm and unflappable when under pressure; an ability to concentrate on the job in hand, even when that means mile after mile of driving the same… Read More

Tips on comparing HGV Insurance

17th July 2015

If you are looking for just two compelling reasons to compare HGV insurance when your cover is next up for renewal these are likely to be: ensuring that the cover you arrange is the most suitable for providing the protection your vehicles and your haulage business needs; and that the price you are representing represents… Read More

HGV news roundup

23rd June 2015

Given its vital role in the performance and strength of the UK economy, it may come as no surprise that haulage operations and every aspect of owning and operating HGVs continue to grab news headlines. This might be the place to highlight just a few. HGV braking distances A headline item by the BBC News… Read More

Top money saving tips for your HGV insurance

12th June 2015

If you own and operate an HGV, there is every chance that it is used on a daily basis or at least from time will be driven on the roads or other public spaces. For that reason, the law says that you and your heavy goods vehicle must have a minimum of third party insurance… Read More

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