Whilst breakdown cover is not a mandatory legal requirement, it often forms a recommended part of your motor trade insurance policy, offering you and your van fleet peace of mind.
When looking to take out a new motor trade insurance policy, or renew an existing one, there are several things you can do to make sure you choose a policy that suits your business.
Your van is arguably the most important asset to your courier business, enabling you to make deliveries as quickly and efficiently as possible.
With the UK in lockdown it’s a curious time for motor trade. Statistics from Automotive Management magazine show that the second-hand commercial vehicle market has increased by 7.6% in Q1 of 2020.
Quieter roads may be a boon to courier drivers, van fleets and those in the haulage industry but it is also leading to a rise in vehicles speeding.
With couriers currently busier than ever, it’s important to make sure you observe road safety to keep you out of harm’s way and have the right equipment to hand should you need it.
As part of is clean air strategy, the Government plan to reduce pollution in cities by introducing five Clean Air Zones this year.
It’s a curious time for the motor trade. In March 2020 UK van sales have held up due to the need for home deliveries and urgent vehicle replacements for tradespeople and essential workers during the coronavirus crisis.