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Cheap Van Insurance Secrets for Van Drivers August 18, 2008 No Comments

During my day to day work with numerous van insurance brokers, I often find out useful hints and tips about how to legally get cheap van insurance quotes. This mainly affects hobbyists who need a van for their activities such as historical re-enactors who need to carry around a great deal of tents, armour and [...]

UK Interest Rates Held at 5% – You Need Cheap Van Insurance Quotes August 7, 2008 No Comments

The Bank of England today decided to keep the base rate of inflation at 5%. Given the current economic situation there is little choice for the BoE. This means that our prices will remain sky high for even basic items such as bread, milk and eggs. Food is already 10% more expensive than last year [...]

Cheap Van Insurance Only a Matter of Time July 29, 2008 No Comments

Cheap van insurance is on its way! With all the other economic problems its nice to have some good news for once and it seems that van drivers are likely to see a reduction in their renewal prices. The reason is simple – fuel prices have driven many motorists off the road and the drivers [...]

Van insurance for social, domestic and pleasure usage July 21, 2008 No Comments

There are a lot of sites offering commercial vehicle insurance for vans so its sometimes difficult to find sites that cater for customers who happen to have a van as their car. There are a lot of legitimate situations where a family might buy a van instead of a car and none of the family [...]

Motoring Convictions – TS10 is the new SP30 June 16, 2008 1 Comment

We’ve all heard the phrase “brown is the new black” but apply this to car, bike and van insurance and it becomes “TS10 is the new SP30.” What this really means is that there has been a big increase in the number of quotes where drivers have a TS10 conviction according to a respected insurance [...]

Van Insurance Essentials – Good Breakdown Cover June 12, 2008 No Comments

If you have van insurance then you probably use your van to get things from A to B such as products, deliveries or even your own bike if you happen to be a professional mountain biker.  What if your van was off the road, possibly up to a week?  Could your business cope with the [...]

Van Insurance Price Rise for Mobile Phone Offenders June 2, 2008 No Comments

I recently blogged Van Insurance Issues – Police Target Mobile Phone Users but it seems that there is more bad news on the horizon for drivers convicted of mobile phone offences (such as a CU80 endorsement). Insurance giant Allianz is now rating mobile phone offences equally with serious endorsements such as dangerous driving.  This means [...]

Van Insurance Prices could be Lowered by High Fuel Costs No Comments

Every day there seems to be another story about petrol price rises, banks collapsing and other economic woes but in the long run there could be some good news for van insurance customers. There is evidence that the soaring cost of petrol is actually affecting peoples driving habits.  Prudent drivers are starting to make less [...]

Van Insurance Risk for Fleet Managers June 1, 2008 No Comments

Fleet managers need to beware of employees using fake driving licences to obtain jobs.  Fraudsters are producing better, more convincing fakes and the latest counterfeits are indistinguishable from genuine licence cards.  If company employees are caught using fake licences there will be implications for the van insurance costs for the business. Using a fake licence [...]

Van Insurance Affected by Used Van Prices May 31, 2008 No Comments

Drivers with van insurance will be encouraged by recent research by vehicle valution experts EurotaxGlass’s. They have advised manufacturers to be more realistic when pricing used vehicles, particularly vans as current used van valuations are based on 3 years use and 60,000 miles. EurotaxGlass’s found this to be a completely outdated measure as the majority [...]