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Top 5 tips on lowering the cost of your taxi insurance


Everybody likes to save money if they can, especially when it comes to insurance. As a taxi driver, after the cost of purchasing or renting your vehicle, your insurance is probably your biggest expense.  You may think that affordable insurance is hard to find, but with the right tips and techniques, reducing your taxi insurance... Read more »

Which additional bolt-on taxi insurance cover do you need?


Here at CoverMy Cab we understand that sometimes things just don’t go your way. We think that taxi drivers should always be prepared for the worst, to ensure that you have the correct cover for every possible situation. We offer a wide range of taxi insurance extras that you can add on to your policy, to... Read more »

What is Chauffeur Insurance?


Insurance for chauffeurs is designed specifically to cover drivers of luxury, high value cars, which are carrying passengers who expect a high class of service. Traditionally chauffeur drivers are polite and discreet, dressed smartly in a dark suit and tie, boots and a hat and gloves. They will considerately open doors for passengers, assist with loading... Read more »

How do I get licensed as a taxi driver?


With almost 300,000 taxi drivers currently licensed on UK roads, becoming a taxi driver is an appealing career move for many. However, with a lot of information out there, it can be difficult to figure out exactly what you need to do to become a taxi driver. We look at the step by step process... Read more »

Insuring your Taxi Base Office


After ensuring your vehicles and drivers are insured, it is important to have the correct insurance for your taxi base office. Your premises will need to be covered in the event of potential damage to itself or the persons inside, whether they are employees or members of the public. That’s why taxi base office insurance is... Read more »

What causes road traffic accidents and how do you avoid them?


Causes of road accidents are vast and varied, but the answer to avoiding collisions usually comes down to the same thing – staying calm and concentrating. Road accident statistics show that there are thousands of accidents caused on UK roads each year. With increased levels of concentration, care and awareness, this figure could be significantly... Read more »

What is the best Taxi Insurance policy for me?


Unlike your personal car for everyday use, taxis and private hire vehicles are required to have additional insurance cover for the purpose of carrying passengers for hire and reward. It’s important to consider which taxi insurance policy best fits the needs of you and your business. Do you need public hire insurance in London, or private hire insurance elsewhere? Are... Read more »

How to assist Disabled Passengers in your Taxi


As a taxi driver, being flexible is part of the job – helping elderly passengers with their bags or taking your passengers to an unfamiliar destination. But what about wheelchair access? How can you adapt your business to further assist disabled and wheelchair users? Read our guide below on the regulations for wheelchair accessible private... Read more »

Should I Compare Taxi Insurance Online?


Insurance comparison sites. They’re everywhere. And they have a tendency to make over-inflated promises of ‘comprehensive insurance you won’t find anywhere else!’ This is not always the case, especially when it comes to taxi insurance comparison sites. When you compare taxi insurance online, you are effectively being delivered some of the cheaper options, potentially from insurance sites... Read more »