It can be incredibly expensive to secure insurance for either your personal vehicle or the lorry or van you use for work, but you’re only making it worse if you follow the crowd and auto-renew your current insurer’s latest insurance quote, industry experts recently said.
One expert mobile auto electrician from Gloucester has recently recommended undertaking engine re-mapping for your commercial vehicle, as it can lead to less motoring costs in the long run.
If you’re tired of ineffectually combing through a multitude of van insurance quotes looking for the most affordable options, industry experts say that you may want to turn to telematics technology, a new movement that has been growing in the UK that can provide seriously cheap insurance.
As well as IAM’s advice, there are courses available for hazard perception that help keep van drivers safe and alert to roadside distractions
Claims for replacement tools, damage to windscreens and locks – even exhaust systems – have seen van drivers blow no claims bonuses during the crime wave.
The government has issued the list of ‘green’ vans that qualify for up to £8,000 discount (20%) as part of their Plug In Van Grant incentive.
The money the forces are saving from utilising inhouse mechanics and teaching advanced training skills will be put to use in other areas acrossall four counties
It is better to pay a little more up front knowing you’re covered for every eventuality that may affect the nature in which you use your van for business
You should regularly check the depth of tread as a matter of course, even in summer. If you’re caught with 4 bald tyres, you would get 12 points on your license
Investing in your set of wheels is one of the main considerations that any self-employed or subcontracted employee will have to make