Swinton Commercial Warns Van Drivers About Driving Other Vehicles

Swinton Commercial is warning van drivers about the insurance implications of driving other vehicles before getting behind the wheel.

Swinton Commercial, the UK’s leading high street retailer of cheap van insurance is warning van drivers that their commercial policy may not allow them to drive another vehicle.

Most comprehensive car insurance policies will allow drivers to drive another car under third party cover, but commercial van insurance policies tend not to offer van drivers the same cover. Swinton Commercial is warning van drivers to double check their policy before driving another vehicle.

Swinton Commercial is also warning business owners to check their policies to know exactly who in the business is insured to drive vans associated with the business. A person caught driving without insurance will be likely to get points on their licence and a hefty fine, even if they genuinely thought they were insured to drive the vehicle.

Phil Moss, Commercial Vehicle Manager at Swinton said, “Van drivers wrongly assume that their van insurance policy will cover them to drive another vehicle but this isn’t always the case. It is also vital that business owners double-check their policies to ensure they know exactly in the business is insured to drive the vans to avoid any costly fines.”

About Swinton

— With 603 branches nationwide Swinton is the UK’s largest high street insurance retailer — Unlike many other companies in the financial services industry, Swinton is committed to keeping its branches open for business, and part of the community — Swinton provides a one-stop-shop for the insurance and related needs of its clients, offering home, car, caravan, business, holiday, motorbike and even classic car insurance — With a dedicated team of advisors on hand at every branch to search a panel of insurers to offer quality cover at competitive rates

Contacts: SKV Communications Jonathan Brook, Caroline Eardley or Mairead Rodden 0161 838 7770 www.skvcommunications.co.uk

SOURCE: Swinton