Tag Archives: transportation insurance


Fleet Insurance Winter insurance driving guide
December 30, 2021

Bad weather – the need for a sound fleet insurance policy

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Bad weather reinforces the need for sound fleet insurance policy   Winter weather fleet insurance policy Significant storms, like many we have witnessed in recent years, and bad weather prevent many workers from being able to report for work, creating significant declines in revenue for the duration of the bad weather, or even for a…

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transport-insurance-experts
November 22, 2021

Is it worth investing in driver and vehicle safety?

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Investing in your drivers By investing in driver and vehicle safety you can save 78% in damage costs and 7% in fuel, according to Driving for Better Business figures. Who wouldn’t want that? But there is no doubt it’ll cost you to invest into Driving for Work schemes, so you may be thinking –  is…

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Covid Support budget insurance
March 18, 2021

Coronavirus support for business guide

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Coronavirus support for business guide   Download our financial aid guide detailing the assistance that is available to you following the 2021 budget.   As the UK prepares for the proposed Government roadmap to ease the lockdown restrictions, we want to ensure that our valued clients have access to the most up-to-date information to make your…

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Ascend Transport insurance
March 11, 2021

Staying on top of sleep when you are on the road

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Staying on top of sleep when you are on the road   If you’re a haulage driver in the UK  and are on the roads often, then you’ve probably found it challenging to get enough sleep and may be experiencing the consequences of too little. Around a third of the UK population only gets up…

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September 23, 2020

Organised crime gang members sentenced for stolen vehicle export scam

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Six men have been sentenced to a total of 20 years for their part in supplying and exporting stolen vehicles to Northern Cyprus. The City of London Police, who led the investigation, identified in excess of 120 stolen vehicles linked to the organised crime group, with losses to industry of around £5 million.   The…

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September 9, 2020

Why app-based systems are essential for motor fleet policies

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Technological advances for motor fleet policies span far beyond telematics and driver assistance systems. New ways of connecting drivers to insurers directly allows for comprehensive gathering of data that can help claims. Cloud-based technologies, such as the Ascend Claims App, allows policy holders to upload pictures and files immediately so that insurers can access them.…

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August 12, 2020

How to manage your motor fleet post-lockdown

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For business owners managing fleets of vehicles it’s essential that provisions are made to ensure all vehicles are safe and legal and to prepare drivers for returning to the road. The most important thing for managers to inspect is whether a vehicle is safe to drive. With many vehicles being stationary for many months, problems…

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Ascend Transport insurance
August 5, 2020

Cost of motor cover at four year low

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In the second quarter of 2020, the cost of motor cover was at its lowest for four years. This fall reflects the impact that Corona virus has had on the UK, with motorists taking far fewer car journeys. The price of cover is down 3% from the first quarter of 2020. Motorists have clearly been…

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June 17, 2020

Nine cargo security tips

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NMU have released advice to secure cargo and keep it safe while in transit. These tips should be followed in order to keep your cargo as safe as possible. 1. Know where your shipment is – Know where it should be at any given time, when it is stationary and when it is being transferred…

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September 2, 2019

Driving offences, you’ve probably never heard of that carry HUGE fines and penalties

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There are a number of lesser known or obscure driving laws and offences in the UK that could see drivers attract huge fines and penalty point endorsements. Having a dirty number plate There is a law which states that any number plate that is obscured by dirt or grime can be charged with a hefty…

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