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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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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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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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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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Turners alerts customers over worsening driver shortage crisis
August 5, 2021

Turners alerts customers over worsening driver shortage crisis

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Turners alerts customers over worsening driver shortage crisis “We’re close to the brink and so is everyone else,” said Turners (Soham) MD, Paul Day. “Are we delivering everything with a perfect service? No. Is everyone else? I don’t think they are. It’s getting worse. In another month it’s going to be really tight.” The UK…

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The Role of Smartphones, Gamification and Rewards in a Business Driver Safety Programme
July 29, 2021

The Role of Smartphones, Gamification and Rewards in a Business Driver Safety Programme

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The Role of Smartphones, Gamification and Rewards in a Business Driver Safety Programme If your employees drive for work, you know that keeping them safe on the road can be challenging. Increasing pressure to meet deadlines, driver distraction, and rising substance abuse use and stress levels are not helping. The pandemic’s emptier roads have even…

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Whiplash reforms – in place from now
July 27, 2021

Whiplash reforms – in place from now

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Whiplash reforms – in place from now   From the 31st  May new whiplash reforms came into legislation.   WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? Historically, the limit for the Small Claims Track (the route to bring low value claims to court) was £1,000. The reforms will increase this limit to £5,000. This will mean that if…

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Care for other road users
July 22, 2021

Care for other road users

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Care for other road users Our roads are becoming more and more congested but not just for road vehicles. The desire to remain fit and healthy during lockdown has seen more people regularly out walking, running and cycling. Yet with so many more people now getting around on foot, bikes and now also on e-scooters,…

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Vessel accidents have increased, are you prepared?
July 15, 2021

Vessel accidents have increased, are you prepared?

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Vessel accidents have increased, are you prepared? It is  estimated that 3,000 containers have been lost at sea over the past few months alone. Compared to the 1,382 containers on average lost per year between 2008-2019, as reported by The World Shipping Council, that’s a big jump. What’s the reason for it?   Why are…

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Training to help HGV drivers avoid cargo theft launched by NAVCIS
July 8, 2021

Training to help HGV drivers avoid cargo theft launched by NAVCIS

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Training to help HGV drivers avoid cargo theft launched by NAVCIS   Cargo theft is on the increase. Latest figures from NAVCIS, which is the police department responsible for dealing with freight crime, reveal 321 offences involving theft of HGVs or theft from HGVs have been reported since 1 January this year, amounting to losses…

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