Our Taxi Insurance Services

Safe in the knowledge of Freeway

With more than 20 years of experience insuring Britain’s taxis, we know taxi drivers, we know the taxi business and we know insurance. That’s why we’re the taxi insurance broker of choice for Britain’s private hire, public hire, executive car and Uber drivers and we boast one of the highest renewals rates in our industry.

Private Hire Taxi Insurance

No other provider includes this much as standard

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Public Hire Taxi Insurance

Hassle-free cover for Britain's black cabs

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Executive Taxi Insurance

First-class cover for chauffeurs and executive cars

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Uber Insurance

The right cover for drivers on the Uber app

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Get RAC Breakdown Cover provided by Freeway

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Get £75 off your next renewal for every friend you refer*

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Why Choose Freeway?

Freeway is focused solely on private hire, public hire, executive car and Uber taxi insurance. We deal with taxi insurance – nothing else – and we think we do it better than anyone else.

It means we have an in-depth understanding of the industry and we’ve tailored our products around what UK taxi drivers really need.

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The most comprehensive cover ‘as standard’. We’re confident we can't be matched on that.

Focused on speed. We know time is money and you want your cover sorted as quickly as possible.

We are constantly investing in technology so that we can make it easier for our customers to manage their policies.

Great track record in new driver prices. Less than two years no claims? We’re confident we can get you the very best price.

Our TrustPilot score says it all. We work hard to maintain our 5-star, Excellent rating.

We conduct regular research to stay on top of the changes affecting taxi drivers in the UK so we can keep you informed.

We have one of the best customer renewals rates in the industry. Our existing customers don’t need to look elsewhere.

We operate a 24/7/365 UK-based claims support team.

The Knowledge in Taxi Insurance

Transporting all sorts of people all over the country for all sorts of reasons is a big responsibility. Making sure you’re insured to do so safely is our duty and one we don’t take lightly.

While we offer some of the cheapest taxi insurance policies around, we recognise that taxi insurance is still one of the biggest costs for taxi drivers and it’s our job to make sure our policies represent value for our customers.

For us that means making sure we’re at the forefront of any developments in the taxi trade.

Our knowledge and understanding of the taxi business is second to none. To be at the top of our game in taxi insurance, we believe we need to understand all of the core elements of the wider taxi business. Whether that’s council regulations for taxis, permits, badges, knowledge tests, access and assistance requirements for Uber drivers, other private hire vehicles or hackney carriages, if it means something to Britain’s taxi drivers, it means something to us.

It’s that thirst for knowledge that has earned us a position as one of the most reputable taxi insurance firms in the industry.

Unrivalled cover as standard

We’re confident we can better your best taxi insurance quote but, more than that, we’re certain that no other taxi insurer offers the same level of cover that Freeway provides as standard. When it comes to having to make a claim, knowing you’re fully covered and being looked after is priceless.

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Though taxi drivers are important in our society for getting us from one place to another, they  have not been classed as essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout the past weeks, it has been suggested that taxi drivers can be used to help essential staff get to and from their workplaces each day, such […]

Wednesday, April 8th 2020

Taxi Firms Offering Services to The NHS and The Vulnerable

March 2020 brought what has been described as “unprecedented”, “unparalleled”, “greatest pandemic in history”, “the biggest threat to the UK economy”, “biggest threat to the UK SME sector”, “the biggest threat to the taxi market” and even “a scary flu pandemic” …. Whatever your interpretation is of the COVID-19 pandemic, it has certainly been a […]

Wednesday, April 8th 2020

Taxi Drivers Reveal The Most Shocking Secrets They’ve Heard From Passengers

When your job is to take passengers around all day, you’re bound to overhear some strange and interesting stories whilst working. Taxi drivers from around the world have come to Reddit to share their experiences overhearing bizarre stories.   “Business Trip”, eh? One user shared: “I picked up this young, overly-affectionate couple that spent the […]

Wednesday, April 1st 2020

The Most Common Passenger Scams Used On Uber Drivers

Driving for ride-hailing applications such as Uber may open you up to more passengers, and allow you to earn some extra money. However, it is also leaving you much more vulnerable to scams pulled by passengers and con-artists. Here is a list of the most common scams, and what you can do to avoid them. […]

Thursday, March 26th 2020

How To Deal With Rude Passengers

It’s the worst nightmare of every taxi driver. Dealing with rude passengers can be an extremely hard task, especially when you don’t know how much the situation will escalate. Most passengers are extremely pleasant, but it only takes one to completely ruin your day. You may be wondering what your rights are for what you […]

Monday, March 23rd 2020

Ola Withdraws From Brighton Before Taking a Single Ride

Back in April 2019, ride-hailing firm Ola were granted a licence to operate vehicles in the Brighton & Hove district. However, before a single ride was taken, the company has decided not to renew its licence. It was initially awarded a licence to operate in the area for one year. The company first appeared to […]

Tuesday, February 25th 2020

Taxi Company Owner Fined For Hiring An Unlicensed Driver

A taxi company owner based in Wakefield has received a large fine, as well as disqualification from driving for 6 months. Debra Tingey, owner of Tingeys Taxis, pleaded guilty at Leeds Magistrates’ Court of operating a vehicle with an unlicensed driver. She also pleaded guilty to allowing the use of an unlicensed vehicle with no […]

Monday, February 24th 2020

The Consequences Of Overcharging Passengers

When becoming a taxi driver, you have to deal with numerous stereotypes and accusations, such as, “They always go the long way to overcharge you”, or “They’re just going to rob you if you’re not careful!” However, over the last few months, there have been numerous reports of passengers being overcharged or taken advantage of. […]

Thursday, February 20th 2020

New Ride-Hailing Firm Takes On Uber

Whilst it may be game-uber for one ride-hailing service in London, the city is saying “hola” to another. Ola is an Indian ridesharing company, founded by businessman Bhavish Aggarwal. The idea began when Bhavish was taking a cab ride, and suddenly the driver stopped to renegotiate prices. When Bhavaish refused to agree, he was left […]

Thursday, February 20th 2020

Google Maps Is Introducing a New “Stay Safer” Feature For Taxi Rides

There’s nothing quite scarier than the feeling of being lost in a completely different country, and being unsure of where to go. This is especially apparent when you enter a taxi. What if the driver leads you off-course? Are they a genuine taxi driver? What if they try to scam? “Stay Safer” is a new […]

Friday, February 14th 2020

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