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  • The advantages of driving for multiple delivery companies

    The advantages of driving for multiple delivery companies

    There’s no wonder why working for a food or parcel delivery company is becoming more and more popular. With the rising cost of living and petrol prices, it’s a reliable way to earn and flexible enough for people to choose when and where they work. But can you drive for more than one delivery app? […]

  • Did you know? You can cover a leased or hire vehicle with INSHUR

    Did you know? You can cover a leased or hire vehicle with INSHUR

    The risk of driving an unreliable vehicle can be pretty costly for courier and private hire drivers. More time spent at the mechanics is less time earning money on the road. So, you want to be able to trust your vehicle when you turn the key, especially if driving is what pays the bills.  The […]

  • How Uber is helping Taxi & Limousine Commission’s drivers in New York.

    How Uber is helping Taxi & Limousine Commission’s drivers in New York.

    You may soon be able to call a cab using Uber. The ride-hailing company has reached a landmark agreement to begin offering yellow taxis on its app. The collaboration is a dramatic U-turn for the two rivals, who confronted similar challenges throughout the pandemic. It’s possible that all 14,000+ traditional NYC cabs will be added […]

  • Making changes to your INSHUR policy is easy

    Making changes to your INSHUR policy is easy

    After starting a policy, many insurance providers make it difficult for courier and private hire drivers to make changes to their policy. Typically, drivers are expected to pay a hefty admin fee. Leaving many who want to work flexibly, and will need to replace their vehicle often, are left out of pocket. For some of […]

  • Best Food Delivery Apps to Work For

    Best Food Delivery Apps to Work For

    Demand for food delivery boomed during lockdown and has stayed high ever since. This makes food delivery apps a great way to earn extra income. But which ones should you work for? Whether you work for Uber or another platform, offering food delivery means you can flex your driving business based on the best earning […]

  • How to spread the cost of your insurance

    How to spread the cost of your insurance

    Whether you drive for private hire or delivery, insurance is a cost of doing business. While it can seem a big amount of money to find, there are ways of paying to help you manage the cost. When you buy or renew your private hire or delivery insurance, you choose how long you want your […]

  • The free benefits you get as a New York rideshare driver

    The free benefits you get as a New York rideshare driver

    TLC drivers qualify for a range of health benefits and training, which you can get completely free. Here are some of the benefits available, and how to get hold of them. Did you know that all eligible drivers of NY black car services, including Uber and Lyft, can sign up for free to get a […]

  • Why your Uber star rating is important and how to improve it

    Why your Uber star rating is important and how to improve it

    How Uber star ratings work and what you can do to improve yours. This article was last updated in April 2022.  One of the most important things as an Uber driver is to keep your star rating as high as possible.  If your rating has recently gone down, it’s worth working hard to improve this. […]

  • Explainer: What is hire and reward insurance?

    Explainer: What is hire and reward insurance?

    Not sure what insurance you need for food delivery and parcel delivery work? Here’s a quick explainer of what you need to know to make sure you’re buying the right type of cover. What is hire and reward insurance? If you deliver food or parcels, you need a type of insurance called hire and reward […]