Month: May 2018

How to Hire a Car in the UK

So, you want to hire a car in the United Kingdom, but you are not sure how to go about it? The UK has so many attractions and landmarks which are best reached by car, so if you are visiting from aboard are even exploring as a home-based Brit, the best way to make the…

What to do if you are in a car accident

Each year there is an average total of 136,000 road traffic accidents reported to the police according to the Reported Road Casualties in Great Britain¬†¬† But what exactly should you do if you, unfortunately, end up being in a car accident? Here at Fleets Insurance, we take a look at the steps that you should…

What to consider when buying a car

Buying a car is an expensive financial commitment to make, but also an exciting one too. It is also becoming an increasingly popular decision for drivers in England. In 2017 alone in the UK over 562,337 new cars were bought according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, which represents the highest amount since…

Seatbelt law regulations

Seatbelt law regulations Here at Fleets Insurance, we take a closer look at the law regarding wearing a seatbelt, looking at the requirements as well as potential fines. The law – seat belts The law in the UK states that you have to have a seatbelt if fitted unless you fall under an exemption, which…

What is Car Insurance Fraud?

With many different products, comes many different types of fraud. Car insurance is no exception and fraud can easily occur if you are not careful. Even though there have been measures put into place to avoid car insurance fraud, such as the introduction of Continuous Insurance Enforcement and Motor Insurance Database, it has been estimated…

What is Pass Plus?

Pass plus is an additional and optional qualification which can only be taken once you have passed your standard driving test. Essentially, the pass plus scheme is a training course which takes at least 6 hots and is designed to help drivers improve their driving skills and become safer on the roads. Pass Plus can…

What is an insurance write-off?

What is an insurance write-off? If you hear that a car has been written-off, it is likely that your very first thought is that the vehicle has probably been involved in a major collision, meaning that it is now beyond repair due to the damage caused by an accident, meaning it is only fit for…