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Driver tips and news

  • A Guide to Airport Pick-ups and Drop-offs 2022

    A Guide to Airport Pick-ups and Drop-offs 2022

    Over the last two years, the challenges for drivers doing airport pick-ups and drop-offs have risen. First, Covid rules and regulations came along.  Most have been lifted by now, but they could change again at any time. And airport pickup charges have increased. Lastly, due to the after-effects of the pandemic, there are increasing delays. […]

  • Toilet Stops Whilst Working As A Driver – The Good, The Bad, And The Simple…

    Toilet Stops Whilst Working As A Driver – The Good, The Bad, And The Simple…

    Everyone needs to visit the toilet at some point during the day. But for a busy delivery driver in a busy city, this human need can be easier said than done. For a start, parking fees and fines are at an all-time high. And it seems unfair to pay a big-ticket price just to go […]

  • How to Stop Getting Distracted! Top Tips for Private Hire and Courier Drivers

    How to Stop Getting Distracted! Top Tips for Private Hire and Courier Drivers

    Whether you’re on a private hire, or a courier shift, you need to know how to avoid distractions whilst driving. But what are the top distractions for drivers – and how can you avoid them?  And how can artificial intelligence (AI) help us overcome this problem in the future? Why is getting distracted whilst driving […]

  • 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 […]