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Why Choose QuoteSearcher for Motor Fleet Insurance?

Motor fleet insurance is an integral part to making sure your business runs smoothly. Any company that utilises multiple vehicles needs to be assured that, should something go wrong with one or more of them, they will be covered for the costs.

Whether you are looking for small fleet insurance, company car fleet insurance, or insurance for your personal vehicles, QuoteSearcher can bring a specialist broker directly to you. This means less legwork for you and more time spent on the things that matter to you.

Your motor fleet policy can be tailored to your specific needs and can include a number of optional features that can add extra protection for motor fleets. The best fleet insurance policies will be comprehensive, offering a wide range of elements including fleet windscreen cover, any driver insurance, and fleet insurance for rental cars, among others.

Motor Fleet Insurance Policy Features

Haulage insurance

Designed for companies that operate long distance transport and delivery services

Courier insurance

For vehicles operating within a smaller area performing multiple deliveries per day. . Find out more about Courier Insurance.

Carriage of own goods

Covers goods or equipment needed by the employee to carry out their job, stored in their vehicle

Public and employers liability insurance

Protection from any claims made by an employee or member of public for injuries property damage. Learn more about Public and Employers Liability Insurance.


Legal expenses insurance

Covers legal bills for third party compensation claims against your business. Find out more about Legal Expenses Insurance.

Replacement of locks insurance

This provides cover for the cost of replacing locks if keys are lost, damaged or stolen

Trailer insurance

Protect goods which need to be transported separately by trailer, such as plant or heavy machinery

EU Cover

Provides cover for your vehicles travelling on the continent, in terms of roadside assistance and accident cover. Learn more about EU Cover.

Finding the Right Fleet Insurance Policy

When you are looking for fleet insurance services, you need to know what kind of motor fleet insurance you actually need. Typically, you need fleet insurance for 3 vehicles or more, although some brokers only offer policies for more than five vehicles.

There are different requirements for cars than vans, for example, and the age of both your vehicles and drivers can influence the price of your policy. There are a few different types of vehicle and business that require specific features in order to be fully covered. These can include:

  • Haulage Fleet Insurance
    If you operate a haulage company that transports goods like coal or waste, you will need insurance that covers what can be very expensive vehicles. The risk factors of carrying such heavy, and sometimes dangerous goods, are high, which is why haulage fleet insurance can be costly. However, the potential implications of having an uninsured fleet could be huge. HGV fleet insurance is the best option for full protection
  • Multi-Vehicle Fleets
    If you have a fleet of many different kinds of vehicle (a mix of vans, cars and motorbikes for instance), you can get a policy that covers them all. This needs to be comprehensive as there will be different elements to insure for motorbikes than there will be for cars
  • Van Fleet Insurance
    Some large plumbers, electricians and decorating companies utilise a fleet of vans to carry out day to day work, moving business-critical equipment back and forth to jobs. In in this instance, van fleet insurance is the best choice. You can include tool insurance as a feature, so if your van is broken into, any equipment lost can be replaced quickly
Fleet of white trucks
Fleet of cars

Other Types of Motor Fleet Insurance

There are a number of other types of motor fleet insurance that differ from the types shown on this page. You may want to insure a private or public hire taxi fleet, or perhaps your family has a large number of personal vehicles. Below are some alternative situations where a different type of motor fleet insurance would be neede3d.

  • Private/Family Fleet Insurance
    If you want to insure a private or personal fleet, owned by several members of you family for example, you will need a different kind of fleet policy. Find out more about Family Fleet insurance.
  • Taxi Fleet Insurance
    Of course, there are many more types of business that use vehicle fleets, such as taxi and minicab companies.
  • Courier Fleet Insurance
    If you run a courier business, you can add all your delivery vehicles to one single policy. Find out more about Courier Fleet insurance
  • Motor Trade Fleet
    If you have a fleet of motor vehicles in the motor trade business, you will need to take out Motor Trade insurance for your fleet.
  • Removals Fleet Insurance
    If you run a removals company, you can insure your fleet of trucks or vans.
  • Haulage Fleet Insurance
    Haulage fleets of any kind can be insured, even if you haul and move hazardous goods.
  • Rental Fleet Insurance
    Rental fleets are even more at risk due to the varying nature of your customers driving ability.

Suggested Features for Fleet Insurance

Fleet cover can be as comprehensive as your business needs. The minimum level required by law is third party only (TPO), however with a fleet it is advisable to have your fleet insurance policy cover a number of other elements.

Fleet Insurance Any Driver

Some fleets are driven by different drivers every day. In this case, you should have any driver cover. This means that any one of the vehicles in your fleet can be driven by any one of your drivers whilst still enjoying the same levels of cover. Bear in mind that many insurers require drivers to be over the age of 25 and with clean licenses in order to issue any driver policies.

Public Liability Insurance

Drivers are faced with many risks on the road. From other vehicles, to pedestrians, to bad weather, there are any number of things that can affect your ability to drive safely. These risks are magnified when dealing with a fleet. Public liability insurance for your fleet will cover any costs associated with third party claims.

Replacement Vehicle Cover

Losing the use of just one vehicle in your fleet can significantly affect the efficacy of your business. One van could be the equivalent of many ‘jobs’, which leads to financial losses if they cannot be completed. Having replacement vehicle cover means the cost of a courtesy car or van will be covered, meaning you can keep your business running while repairs are being carried out.

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Common Fleet Policy Exclusions

  • Theft of a vehicle left unattended
  • Theft by deception
  • Mechanical breakdown
  • Tyre replacements
  • No claims discount

For large fleets, maintaining a zero claims record is challenging, especially when you factor in all the different drivers and vehicles. Instead, insurers may offer a ‘claims cost’, where they add up the cost of your claims over a fixed period (e.g. one year). The lower your claims are, the greater the discount applied to your  premium.

Frequently Asked Questions about Motor Fleet Insurance

    • What is motor fleet insurance?
      Motor fleet insurance is coverage and protection for business that operate using a large number of vehicles. The benefit of commercial fleet insurance is that you are able to look after all vehicles, whether they be cars, vans or trucks, under one dedicated policy.We help you compare motor fleet insurance by bringing a specialist broker directly to you. This means less work from your side, and the guarantee you’ll be put in touch with a broker that knows your unique needs.
    • How many cars do you need for fleet insurance?
      In the UK, you typically need at least two vehicles to qualify for fleet insurance. However, the specifics can vary by insurer, with some providers requiring a minimum of three or more vehicles.
    • How much is fleet insurance?
      The average price of motor fleet insurance cover is hard to pin down as every fleet is different. Usually, insuring a fleet of vehicles under one policy, rather than each vehicle individually, works out to be cheaper. Fleet van insurance may cost more than fleet car insurance, for example, and of course a large fleet of ten HGVs will cost significantly more than mini fleet van insurance.Discuss your need with your broker and they will be able to provide you with a competitive motor fleet insurance quote that will cover everything you need.
    • What does fleet insurance cover?
      Your fleet policy can cover any number of elements that would affect your ability to trade effectively. You can add many features to your policy to make it comprehensive, including the suggested features we have mentioned on this page.We will organise for a trusted broker to contact you using the information you leave on our simple form. They will be able to organise a bespoke fleet policy for you at a fair price.
    • How do I get fleet insurance?
      All you need to do it visit our contact form page and fill out a few bits of information. Once that has been sent to us, we will contact our panel of brokers to match you with a specialist motor fleet insurance company who can help you find full protection for your motor fleet.
    • Is it possible to have car fleet insurance and van fleet insurance on the same policy?
      With motor fleet insurance, it is possible to have different vehicles on the same policy; however, this is something you should check with the insurance provider you are with. Although it is very likely that you will be able to have cars, vans, lorry’s, and taxis all on the same policy.
    • What is a fleet insurance policy?
      A fleet insurance policy covers multiple vehicles under a single insurance policy. It is designed for businesses that operate several vehicles, simplifying administration and often providing cost savings compared to insuring each vehicle separately. The policy can include various types of coverage, such as comprehensive, third-party, and more.
    • Why is fleet insurance so expensive?
      Fleet insurance can be expensive due to the aggregated risk of multiple vehicles and drivers. Factors contributing to the cost include the value and types of vehicles, the driving history of all drivers, the nature of the business, and the coverage levels required. Insurers assess these risks to determine the premium. It is best to get quotes from multiple providers to minimise your costs.
    • What is fleet van insurance?
      Fleet van insurance is a specific type of fleet insurance designed for businesses that operate multiple vans. It provides coverage for all the vans under one policy, streamlining management and potentially reducing costs compared to individual van policies.
    • How many vans do you need for fleet insurance?
      Like general fleet insurance, fleet van insurance in the UK typically requires at least two vans. Some insurers may have different minimum requirements, often ranging from two to five vans.
    • Can anyone have fleet insurance?
      Fleet insurance is generally available to businesses of all sizes, provided they meet the minimum vehicle requirement. Sole traders, partnerships, and companies operating multiple vehicles can all qualify for fleet insurance.
    • Can anyone drive a car with fleet insurance?
      Fleet insurance policies can be tailored to allow any authorised driver within the business to drive the vehicles. However, this varies by policy and insurer. Some policies may restrict driving to named drivers only or apply other conditions, such as age or experience.
    • Is fleet insurance cheaper than individual insurance?
      Fleet insurance can be more cost-effective than insuring each vehicle individually, especially as the number of vehicles increases. The economies of scale, simplified administration, and potential discounts for good driving records contribute to potential savings.
    • What is a motor fleet insurance policy?
      A motor fleet insurance policy covers a company's entire fleet of vehicles, whether they are cars, vans, trucks, or a mix. It combines various types of vehicle insurance into a single policy, making it easier to manage and potentially offering cost savings.

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