HGV Insurance


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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What Types of Vehicles Can Be Included As Part Of A Truck or HGV Fleet Insurance Policy?

HGV Fleet Insurance Many businesses rely on HGVs and trucks in order to run efficiently.  The transportation of goods is not only essential for businesses, but also means daily life for consumers runs as normal. Haulage companies and fleet managers have to ensure that their fleet of trucks and HGVs have adequate insurance.  According to…

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What Additional Cover Can I Get With My Lorry Insurance?

If you are looking for truck, lorry, or HGV insurance then it is important that you get the policy that meets all your operational needs.  Having adequate insurance means that when you take your vehicle on to the road as part of your business operations, you have the right level of protection. Your standard HGV…

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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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Guide To Transporting Hazardous Goods As A Haulage Operator

For any haulage operator transporting hazardous goods by road, there are certain transportation regulations they must comply with.  The regulations are in place to minimise and risk and damage to the driver and others. The UN Model Regulations have classified the various transportation methods and assigned dangerous substances a class that defines the level of…

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Transporting Goods By Lorry From the UK To Europe – And Vice Versa – Post Brexit

The UK has officially left the European Union and this means the haulage industry has seen some significant changes post Brexit.  Since the 29th March 2019 HGV drivers in the UK are required to carry additional documentation to drive in the European Union. The following guide sets out the driver and haulage operator requirements and…

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New Start Operators – All You Need To Know About HGV Insurance

As we have seen in the last 18 months, HGVs are an essential and integral part of many businesses.  The transportation of goods has become a critical part of the successful running of the country, and it is therefore important that HGV operators ensure that they have appropriate insurance policies in place to cover their…

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How To Get An HGV Operator’s Licence

If you want to obtain an HGV operator’s licence it is likely that you have put things in place to start and operate your own HGV business.  Obtaining an HGV licence ensures that the HGVs within your business operate in a safe and proper manner, ensuring that goods are transported safely and in accordance with…

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How Can A Camera System Help Reduce HGV Insurance Costs?

Running and managing large or small commercial fleets is an expensive and detail focused task.  Fleet operators are under constant pressure to minimise operational costs whilst ensuring performance targets are met.  In-vehicle camera systems can help to reduce HGV insurance premiums. How Does CCTV Reduce Insurance Costs? CCTV can not only reduce insurance premiums but…

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Self-Driving HGVs – Are They The Future?

The Road Haulage Association have been issuing warnings about a shortage of HGV drivers for some time.  As the HGV driver shortage seems likely to continue, the question arises – are self-driving HGV’s the future, and can they plug the gap?  When self-driving HGV trucks were first mentioned many years ago they seemed to be…

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