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.
No other provider includes this much as standard
Hassle-free cover for Britain's black cabs
First-class cover for chauffeurs and executive cars
The right cover for drivers on the Uber app
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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.Read More
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.
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.
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.Get Quote
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