Category: Taxi Industry News

Mistakes you have to avoid with regards to Private Hire Taxi Insurance

The decision to start a new job as a private taxi driver can be an exciting time but it’s easy to rush into any new job without thinking of the consequences first. Due to this, there are many mistakes that people can make which should be avoided. Here we look at how to prevent yourself from getting off to a bad start.

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The demonisation of diesel

Since the beginning of 2017, the market has seen a decline in the number of new diesel registrations by nearly 25%, according to statistics from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. Performance-wise, new diesel cars in 2017 emitted around 12% less carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than equivalent models. This, experts say, suggests that the decline in buying diesel vehicles has resulted from a ‘demonisation’ of diesel.

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Waymo paves the way for self-driving taxi service

The announcement by autonomous car developer Waymo that they plan to introduce a taxi fleet of self-driving taxis in the US soon was initially beset by one major problem: what would the company do about insurance for the self-driving taxis ferrying customers around? Naturally, getting the correct taxi insurance is just as key whether there is a human driver or not!

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What you need to know before getting your Taxi Insurance quote

You may be a seasoned cabbie or a private hire taxi driver starting a new business; whatever your role, you’ll need to have the appropriate insurance for your vehicle. Before getting a quotation from a taxi insurance broker or website, however, here are a few things you may wish to consider:

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