Goods In Transit


Changes to the Highway Code that Impact HGV Drivers and Hauliers

On the 19th of January 2022 changes were made to the Highway Code which affect HGV drivers.  The new rules affect how HGV drivers are required to behave when on the road, and also affect how drivers are penalised if an accident should occur. All haulage operators and drivers need to ensure they are familiar…

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Changes To International Freight Licences – Everything You Need To Know

The UK government has announced some major changes to international freight licences which came into effect from the 21st of May 2022.  The new rules relating to international freight will govern how you transport goods to, from, and through Europe using cars, vans, trailers, and heavy goods vehicles.  The rules form part of the UK’s…

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Understanding the Different Classes for ADR – Necessary Training and Impact on Goods Transported

Drivers of vehicles that have specific tanks and tank components, and also drivers of vehicles that carry dangerous goods are required to hold an ADR certificate.  This certificate is a special vocational training certificate that is issued to drivers who require the additional accreditation once they have already completed their HGV training.  The acronym ADR…

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How To Become A Freelance HGV Driver

How To Become an HGV Driver There has never been a better time to become a heavy goods vehicle driver.  If you love the freedom of the open road and working independently, then becoming an HGV driver is the role for you.  Working in the haulage industry as a driver comes with some great benefits…

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Goods In Transit Insurance – What Amount And Types Of Insurance Is Required As A Haulier?

Goods in transit insurance is insurance cover that protects the goods being transported as a haulier.  The insurance normally covers the haulier against the following: Loss Destruction Damage Theft Delays in delivery Loss Consequential loss for items delivered incorrectly The sum insured can include the value of the goods being transported, either by way of…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – 2 important Govt driving updates for Haulage Drivers and Operators

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – 2 important Govt driving updates for Haulage Drivers and Operators This Isis Insurance article covers 2 important recent updates, relevant to HGV Drivers & Operators. These are: 1) Temporary relaxation of HGV driving rules 2) All lorry, bus or trailer annual tests (MOT) have been suspended from 21 March 2020 for 3…

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What you need to know about goods in transit insurance

What you need to know about Goods in Transit Insurance The Business Dictionary defines goods in transit as those goods which have left the dispatch depot, loading bay or other shipping point, but have yet to arrive at the delivery point, offloading bay or other reception point. In other words, goods in transit are goods…

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Do I need goods in transit insurance?

Do I need goods in transit insurance? At some time or another practically everything we buy may have been described as goods in transit. These are the products or goods that need to find their way from one part of the world – either just down the street or from the other side of the…

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The right lorry insurance broker can do far more than just cover you in the event of an accident…

At Isis Insurance, we want to do more than just provide you with comprehensive lorry insurance – we want to be able to make the running of your business easier and make a genuine difference to your bottom line.

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Why motor fleet insurance is different to conventional motor insurance

Be aware that motor fleet insurance is not the same as conventional motor insurance and the same rules will not necessarily apply. For example, motor insurance will usually allow you to drive another vehicle during an emergency, but motor fleet insurance won’t allow you to do this. As such, if you or one of your…

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