what we cover

We understand that every van driver is different, which is why if you make an enquiry on our website you will be contacted directly by a member of our dedicated, specialist team who will talk through your options, ensuring that you get the right policy for your needs. 

To help get you started, here’s a list of the types of vehicles we cover:

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If your occupation means you move goods for others such as newspaper delivery or waste transportation you will need a special  type of insurance called courier insurance. It could be that you need "Carriage of Goods for Hire and Reward - this is required if you're moving other peoples good in exchange for a fee. Our experts will help you navigate your way through. 



Pickups can be used for all sorts of tasks and activities, from deliveries and carrying tools and equipment to being driven for social use and activities such as motor cross racing. The type of pickup insurance you’ll get depends on what you use your vehicle for, and this is where we can help. 


Imported Vans

There are a number of reasons why you may be looking to buy an imported van. Perhaps you’ve found a cheaper version of your ideal van, or been impressed by the design and build of some of the vehicles available overseas.  



Whether you own the vehicle, or use it for work purposes, you’ll need a broad level of cover  to ensure it is fully covered for any damages. With the right cover in place, you’ll be able to get the tipper back in working order without it causing too much of a delay on your building project or leaving you out of pocket. 


Impounded Vans

If your van is impounded it’s easy to become frustrated and not know where to turn. We can help you get back on the road and back to work as soon as possible with minimum hassle and cost.


Refrigerated Vans

Whatever you use your refrigerated van for and whatever the make or model; we’ll be able to help. We work with a large number of van insurers to help get the best available policy for you. 


Temporary Van Insurance

There are various reasons why you might need temporary cover, perhaps you plan to borrow a van for a test-drive, short-term contract or perhaps to move house.


Leased Van Insurance

You’ve found your perfect van and after doing the sums, you’ve realised that it would make more financial sense if you lease the van rather than buy it outright. This can often be the case for those who don’t want to spend thousands of pounds on a vehicle, but would still like to benefit from driving a new van while spreading out the monthly payments. 

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HGV and Trucks

There is no real difference between truck and car insurance, except that truck insurance is specifically designed to cover bigger vehicles. Some people might call HGV insurance, truck insurance or lorry insurance.

And that’s not all…

With our insurance expertise and specialist schemes we can cover any modified vehicle, from basic modifications such as alloy wheels, additional seats, body kit and engine enhancements right through to fully converted vehicles including:

A passionate team

We know that one size doesn’t fit all, which is why our strongest selling point is our passionate team and their vast knowledge of all things van insurance.  They share your enthusiasm for your modified van, and understand how integral your vehicle is to your business. They know their pickups from their tippers and how the difference in each model can affect your policy. 

They are also well-versed in unearthing those important details about your vehicle to help secure a more competitive price. Plus, they can suggest optional extras based on your needs, such as breakdown cover for the long distance delivery driver who can’t afford to waste time stranded on the side of the road. 

Expert insurers

We have years of experience in providing tailor-made solutions for all types of drivers with access to a specialist panel of insurers who are experts in providing custom van insurance.

We take our responsibility to you seriously, which is why we’ve made sure that no one knows vans like we do.

With Commercial Vehicle Direct you, your van and your business are in safe hands.