Exciting times for the Freeway family

With the wisdom earned over 20 years in business and the energy of a hungry start-up, Freeway has attracted colleagues from the worlds of fast fashion, international retail and high street banking who have understood our goals and wanted in on the action.

There’s never been a more exciting time to join the Freeway family as we navigate a period of unprecedented growth.

We’ve got big ambitions – to revolutionise how vehicle insurance is delivered to drivers, to be the finest example of e-commerce in the insurance industry and to attract and look after talent.

To achieve them we need brilliant people in disciplines beyond insurance with a thirst for progress that matches our own.

We promise you the freedom to define your role, the support to develop your potential and a genuine meritocracy in which to progress. We offer competitive salaries, a good pension scheme, private medical insurance and an outstanding package of additional employee benefits.

Freeway has a recognition scheme where staff are rewarded in the following areas:

  • Demonstrating values
  • Attendance and punctuality
  • Meeting objectives
  • Outstanding contributions

Freeway's team rewards include:

  • Weekend breaks
  • Spa packages
  • Restaurant vouchers
  • Cinema tickets
  • Experience days

Our Values

As specialists in our field Freeway is one of the UK’s leading providers of taxi insurance. We work closely with a range of insurers to offer high quality insurance products at competitive prices.

Integrity

Remember to make sure you’re doing what is right and fair for our clients. Always look to treat clients in the same way you’d want to be treated.

Unity

We should all value differences and support each other to work together towards our goals. This makes us stronger as a company.

Fairness

Our aim is to always do the very best for our clients and develop long term relationships, by treating them fairly and considering their personal requirements.

Transparency

Always be open and honest with clients, colleagues and partners. Embrace feedback. We can all learn, develop and share knowledge.

Investors in People

Freeway is proud to have achieved the Investor in People Gold Award on our first attempt. The prestigious accreditation is recognised across the world as a mark of excellence and an indicator of a thriving organisation with positive leadership and lots of opportunity.

We understand that investing in people is vital for every employee’s success and for Freeway to achieve its potential. Our Gold status benchmarks us against some of the world’s largest and most forward-thinking organisations and tells you, our future talent and our customers, that we’re committed to the development, progression and performance of our incredible team.

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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.

News

Taxi Unions Calling For Support From The Government Amid Coronavirus Crisis

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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