Category: Transportation


COVID-19: The Impact on Marine Protection and Indemnity Coverage
October 21, 2021

COVID-19: The Impact on Marine Protection and Indemnity Coverage

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COVID-19: The Impact on Marine Protection and Indemnity Coverage Amid the tragic human impact of COVID-19 and governments’ restrictions on travel and commerce, businesses are feeling the economic consequences of the pandemic.   COVID-19 has reshaped the marine sector’s risk landscape, and raised questions about shipowners’ protection and indemnity (P&I) coverage and how this may…

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What are your options for reducing your fleet numbers?
October 20, 2021

What are your options for reducing your fleet numbers?

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What are your options for reducing your fleet numbers? The current uncertainty in the haulage industry is causing people to think about their current fleet numbers. With a potential downturn in business, with driver shortages or just a reduction in volumes, it’s best to know your options so you can make the best decision. Own…

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What Ascend’s Private Hire insurance covers and the optional extras you can add to your policy.
October 14, 2021

What Ascend’s Private Hire insurance covers and the optional extras you can add to your policy.

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What Ascend’s Private Hire insurance covers and the optional extras you can add to your policy At Ascend Broking, we believe that insurance should be simple. Nobody should have to read through pages and pages of insurance jargon to understand the cover they have in place.  In this post, we’ll look into what your Private…

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Greater London introducing new traffic order
October 7, 2021

Greater London introducing new traffic order

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Transport for London, Direct Vision Standard and HGV Safety Permit From October 2020, all vehicles (other than exemptions) over 12 tonne will need a safety permit to operate in London.   TFL are introducing a Traffic Order that requires the operators of vehicles with gross weight over 12 tonnes to have a HGV Safety Permit…

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Per-mile Insurance
October 1, 2021

Per-mile Insurance

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A different way to pay for your car insurance: pay-per-mile   Pay per mile car insurance No one likes paying for their car insurance. We’re forced to buy it. It’s a pain. However, some new types of insurance are making it a slightly less bitter pill to swallow. We all know there are a few…

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How usage-based Fleet insurance works, it’s benefits and how to get a quote with Zego
September 28, 2021

How usage-based Fleet insurance works, it’s benefits and how to get a quote with Zego

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How usage-based Fleet insurance works, it’s benefits and how to get a quote with Zego   At Zego, our Fleet insurance is designed to offer you a premium that matches the actual usage of your vehicles, so you always get a fair premium that is in line with your risk. Unlike traditional Fleet insurance, for…

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Increased risks from current haulage shortages
September 27, 2021

Increased risks from current haulage shortages

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Increased risks from current haulage shortages   Storage and distribution of raw materials and goods throughout the UK is the lifeline of business from manufacturing, hospitality, through to retail. The combination of Brexit and Covid-19 is impacting the supply chain and distribution channels, restricting both the movement of goods and people.   This will affect:…

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Fleet Insurance
September 24, 2021

Fleet Insurance

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5 Tips for Better Courier Van Insurance If you’re looking for courier van insurance, you may need some help choosing it. Courier insurance is a necessity for businesses in that realm and here are some top tips to get you the right coverage at the right time.     1. Insure Your Van Even If It’s…

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Could you benefit from pay-by-mile car insurance?
September 21, 2021

Could you benefit from pay-by-mile car insurance?

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Could you benefit from pay-by-mile car insurance? Traditional car insurance is not designed to benefit low mileage drivers. Millions of motorists around the UK who drive less than 7,000 miles per year are paying significantly more than those who spend more time on the road. After extensive research, pay-by-mile car insurers found the most popular…

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Courier Van Insurance
September 14, 2021

Courier Van Insurance

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Everything you need to know about courier insurance and becoming a self-employed courier driver   DOES MY BUSINESS NEED COURIER INSURANCE? If your business involves transporting other people’s goods for hire and reward then it’s a necessity that you’re covered by courier insurance. Remember, if you’re transporting your own goods for delivery then you will…

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