Van insurance for high risk goods


Plenty of insurance providers offer comprehensive van insurance for businesses but what if your business involves carrying high risk goods such as explosives? Whether you run a fireworks company or are a quarry operator, carrying explosive materials on Britain’s roads requires a different category of van insurance for high risk goods. And that’s where we can help.


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With 20 years’ experience behind us at finding every type of specialist insurance for our clients, we’ve now become one of the top preferred brokers to the insurance industry. That means we’re in a stronger position to find specific insurance cover for you – and at an affordable price.


Know the rules


Moving explosives on the road is covered by a raft of Health and Safety legislation. Explosives must be transported in compliance with Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009. There are exemptions and derogations to these Regulations, which can apply in certain circumstances and the Department for Transport’s Dangerous goods guidelines.


You will also need to comply with the Modal Transport Regulations, which cover both national and international movement of explosives by road, rail, air, inland waterways, and sea. Before you can think about van insurance for explosive materials, you will need to make sure that you comply fully with all legislation regarding the movement of explosive and hazardous materials on the road.


How we can help with van insurance for high risk goods


Not only can we find you van insurance that includes the transportation of explosives, but we can also advise you on other types of insurance, such as Public Liability insurance and private liability cover. We can provide information on employer’s liability insurance if you employ drivers to move your goods around.


We can also advise you on how to ensure you comply with all insurance requirements and to make sure you transport your explosives – whether they’re fireworks or other explosive materials – in compliance with current legislation. Our experienced and impartial advisers are here to guide you through the process, finding you the best insurance deals for vans and vehicles, at a price that suits your budget.


Contact us now for more information and for no-nonsense, impartial advice on all your insurance needs.

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