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Vandalism is costing British drivers billions

2018-02-07T09:11:03+00:00 February 7th, 2018|

Vandalism is costing British drivers billions According to latest figures unearthed following a Freedom of Information (FoI) request, vandalism to vehicles is more than a mere inconvenience; it's a billion-pound-a-year problem. The released information revealed that vandalism to vehicles during 2017 cost approximately £1.9 billion, and there are no indications as of yet that this [...]

Why HGV Insurance Premiums are Increasing

2018-01-15T15:34:11+00:00 December 10th, 2017|

Why HGV Insurance Premiums are Increasing For quite some time now, the cost of insurance has been steadily rising. However, in Q1 of 2017, they rose fairly rapidly. Private car insurance has been reported to be up by about a 3rd with commercial insurance premiums being up around 16%. These are quite significant increases and [...]

What options are there for Lorry insurance?

2018-01-15T10:48:27+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|

What options are there for Lorry Insurance? If you’re looking to invest in a Lorry or hire one for a job, you’ll need to understand the different types of insurance available to you. This simple guide will help you to understand the different options and get the right level of cover. What types of cover [...]

Could self-drive HGVs result in job losses?

2018-01-15T15:34:37+00:00 November 13th, 2017|

Could self-drive HGVs result in job losses? We've already reported that trials of self-driving HGV on UK roads have been given the go ahead. In fact, the Government has committed to a huge £8.1 million investment in the scheme. Road users can expect driverless lorries to be amongst the first autonomous vehicles on the road. [...]

Reducing your HGV Insurance Costs

2018-01-15T10:48:18+00:00 October 29th, 2017|

Reducing your HGV Insurance Costs Running a haulage business of any size is costly. The rewards are there but keeping your costs down are essential. There are many posts out there on helping reduce the costs of your HGV. When it comes to you needing to compare cheap hgv insurance, there are few things you [...]

Why claiming on your insurance is a bad idea

2018-01-15T15:30:26+00:00 October 29th, 2017|

Why claiming on your insurance is a bad idea Living in a faster paced society, and commonly having to work harder for our money than we did 10 years ago. Many people look at their insurance as a quick way to make some money when the smallest of accidents happen. With people being quicker to [...]

Totals Engine Oil Receives OEN Approval

2017-10-17T14:52:40+00:00 October 15th, 2017|

Totals Engine Oil Receives OEN Approval International oil producer Total, has announced that one of its products, the Rubia TIR 9900 5W-30 has been accepted by and approved by Scania with an LDF-4 Approval. The oil is industry leading with a whole range of benefits including engine protection, excellent anti wear performance, first rate thermal [...]