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It’s A Small World
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It’s A Small World

Front Seat On the streets with INSHUR drivers worldwide This issue – George B, Portsmouth, UK. It’s a small world. Every taxi driver has a front seat story about a fare who knew someone they knew. Sometimes they may even be related. However, it’s unusual for that link to cross nations, decades and reach right...

February 11, 2019February 11, 2019
The Ultimate Guide to TLC Insurance for New York Drivers
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The Ultimate Guide to TLC Insurance for New York Drivers

The Ultimate Guide to TLC Insurance for New York Drivers In today’s world of ridesharing, rules and regulations have progressed from virtually none to a complicated list that many drivers may not understand. And in New York City, this proves to be the most true. Unlike many other cities who don’t require drivers to hold...

January 24, 2019February 28, 2019
The London Squeeze – TfL Pulls Cash From PHV
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The London Squeeze – TfL Pulls Cash From PHV

The cost of running a Private Hire Vehicle (PHV) in the capital is going up. As of 8th April 2019, drivers of private hire vehicles entering the London Congestion Zone will have to pay the daily congestion fee. As a part of London’s sharpening focus on reducing air pollution, Transport for London announced the end...

January 17, 2019January 17, 2019
Snow Business is No Business
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Snow Business is No Business

FRONT SEAT  On The Streets With INSHUR Drivers Worldwide This issue: Sergio Sanchez, New York City.   I’ll never forget November 15th. It had gone well. A perfect day. I’d filled a few airport runs, made good money. By 5.00pm I was getting near close and filling in with small, local rides above Central Park....

January 15, 2019January 17, 2019
Keep To The Code
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Keep To The Code

A Legal Vehicle Is Your Cash Cow Your vehicle is your office and money-maker. You need to keep it running well if you’re going to bring in the bucks. However, you also must keep it running legal if you want to avoid, tickets, fines and other ugly penalties. How do you do this? The TLC...

January 15, 2019January 16, 2019
Camera Companions
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Camera Companions

Dash cams can add a new level of security for the professional driver You’ve all seen or it or experienced it… out of nowhere, a careless motorist veers across lanes and sideswipes your vehicle. Before you can react, the perpetrator has disappeared into traffic, leaving you with an expensive repair and no one else to...

January 15, 2019January 16, 2019
End Of An Era?
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End Of An Era?

The head of the TLC is stepping down – What are your thoughts? March 2019 will see the end of Meera Joshi’s reign as the CEO of the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission. This news was announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio and reported in the business press. Joshi’s term as the head of...

January 15, 2019January 16, 2019
Big Bucks Or Big Bust?
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Big Bucks Or Big Bust?

Is the New Drivers’ Minimum Wage A Good Thing? Okay, by now, you surely know about the new wage rise for professional drivers in NYC. This is a rule laid down by the Taxi and Limousine Commission and it demands a minimum hourly pay rate for Uber, Lyft and drivers of other ride-hailing services that...

January 15, 2019January 16, 2019
Welcome to Sergio Sanchez
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Welcome to Sergio Sanchez

One of the things which drive us every day is the personal understanding of what life is like as a driver in NYC. Our founders came to NYC 30 years ago and drove taxi’s to make a living; it’s something we never forget, and we hope, sets us apart. We have been looking for drivers...

October 11, 2018October 16, 2018
Growth milestone hit with $12m of GWP delivered within six months
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Growth milestone hit with $12m of GWP delivered within six months

The team grows as it hires a new Head of Customer Experience, Head of Marketing and Head of Business Development INSHUR has today revealed some of its growth figures and announces three new appointments to support future growth.  In February 2018 INSHUR officially launched its fully digital product to help professional drivers in New York...

September 5, 2018February 13, 2019