Just as you have all the knowledge about your local roads, with more than 20 years of experience insuring taxis and cabs under our belts, we understand the challenges and demands taxi drivers face every day.
We offer coverage that includes everything from unlimited mileage and accidental damage to vehicles with up to 8 seats – our cover can be just as accommodating as you are with every fare.
Beyond protecting you and your vehicle, we’re here to support you with excellent customer service and a 24-hour UK-based claims team.
Get a quick online quote for public or private hire taxi insurance to find the right coverage for your taxi.
Our taxicab insurance guides will help you decide which is the best taxi insurance for you, providing in-depth advice on everything from private hire insurance for your minicab to your taxi insurance policy explained.
If you’re a private hire (mini cab) taxi driver, it’s important that you have the right level of insurance to make sure that you, your passengers and vehicle are all protected.
Public liability insurance is essential cover for anyone who deals with the general public, although you won’t usually find this type of cover as part of your taxi insurance policy.
This guide should provide you with all the information you may need when taking out a taxi insurance policy where named drivers will be driving your taxi.
Whether it’s on a school run, transporting holiday makers to the airport or taking groups of party goers into town, large taxi vehicles such as MPVs have a wide range of uses.
We’ve answered your popular questions about taxicab insurance, but feel free to contact us for more information.
What is the difference between private and public hire taxi insurance?
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Third party only (TPO): This is the minimum cover required by law. This will cover third party liabilities in the event of an accident.
Third party, fire & theft (TPFT): The cover is the same as TPO but also for fire and theft of your vehicle.
Comprehensive: This provides the same as TPFT but also covers you and your vehicle.
Public hire taxi insurance is for public taxis, such as hackney carriages, which can be hailed in the street, hired from a taxi rank, or booked in advance.
Private hire taxi insurance is for private vehicles that can’t be flagged down and must be booked in advance, like Ubers, or cabs that work from a designated private taxi base.
Because of the difference between public hire and private hire services, each requires a different kind of coverage to ensure you and your passengers are protected. We can help you get the exact insurance you need for your public or private hire taxi, at a competitive price.
Because of the unpredictable nature of the job, it can be useful to take out optional taxi insurance coverage, such as:
We provide taxi insurance for most licensed vehicles that carry passengers for hire or reward. This includes both public and private hire taxicabs, such as Uber drivers, taxi fleets, black cabs, hackney cabs, and London taxis.
Chauffeur insurance: A range of coverage options specifically for chauffeurs and limousine drivers, along with extra coverage such as chauffeur and private hire breakdown cover.
Minibus insurance: Coverage available for vehicles with 8-16 passenger seats. Protection for both business and personal use, along with extra options such as liability insurance.
Private hire insurance: For minicabs and taxis that are pre-booked, to ensure the vehicle, driver and passengers are protected.
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Being a taxi driver is a serious commitment. You have to invest in your vehicle as well as fuel, your license, keeping it on the road and keeping it nice and clean. And that’s before you spend endless hours working hard and dealing with people from all walks of life.
After all that, the last thing you want to do is get home and spend hours in front of a computer screen trying to compare taxi insurance deals (and cheap taxi insurance doesn’t mean it’s the best taxi insurance). But with Staveley Head, you only need to call our specialist taxi insurance team to make sure you’re getting the most competitive prices.
Or our online quote system can compare taxi insurance rates in minutes. And if we require any additional details, we’ll call you back as soon as we can.
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