Van drivers have been told how to lower their insurance, after premiums rose by over 15% for commercial van users.
Taking off young or inexperienced drivers is one of the quickest ways to reduce premiums as they are deemed more of a risk on the roads by insurers.
Check business advertisements on the side of the van aren’t considered to be modifications, as this increases the premiums on the policy.
Van drivers should also consider downsizing their vehicle and increasing security measures with alarms and immobilisers to make their insurance cheaper.
Tim Alcock from Lease Van said: “Vehicle insurance is rising for everyone right now, so many of us are looking for ways to make the price more affordable.
“There are several things you can do with little effort to decrease your van insurance costs - such as taking off young or inexperienced drivers from the policy.
“Joining a trade federation may also give you a discount when getting an insurance quote.
“Installing security measures such as alarms, steering wheel locks, immobilisers and vehicle trackers will also help to lower costs.
“Van drivers should also check their advertising isn’t classed as a modification, and consider downsizing vehicles to be given a cheaper insurance policy.”
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