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Why truck insurance?

Driving a truck in Ireland or anywhere can make you feel like the king of the road, but the reality is that anytime you are on the roads it is a dangerous place. Having haulage insurance in Ireland is a legal requirement and it can be a costly expense, but truck insurance is essential in order to keep your vehicle on the road. Every truck insurance quote is different and tailored to suit your business needs.

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What level of cover do I need?

Like a car insurance policy a HGV insurance policy will provide a choice of either fully comprehensive, third party fire and theft, and third party insurance cover. Most policies will cover for use and driving in Ireland, UK and even Continental Europe if required.

How much does truck insurance cost?

The main factors affecting your policy include the type of goods you carry, the type and size of your heavy goods vehicle, nature of goods you carry, if you employ other drivers and your level of no claims bonus. Annual mileage and the nature and destinations of your journeys will also have an impact on cost.

What does truck insurance cover?

A typical policy might include commercial vehicle cover, public and employer's liability and goods in transit cover. Optional extras include continental cover if you drive outside of Ireland, windscreen cover, hazardous goods haulage, and accident or breakdown cover. As always, ensure to discuss the details in full with your broker.

Why Paddy Compare for truck insurance in Ireland?

Our specialist truck insurance providers cover all types and sizes of vehicles over 3.5 tonnes to include, lorries, trucks, HGV, commercial vans, articulated lorries, rigid body, refrigerated, tankers, flatbeds, skip carriers and much more. So whether you operate as a haulage contractor, carry your own goods, starting up or are an established operator, get truck insurance quotes with Paddy Compare today.

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What other types of truck insurance and add ons are available?

Every policy is different and tailored to your individual haulage needs and circumstances, speak to our advisers today and get the right truck insurance cover today.

Single HGV insurance

You can get single HGV insurance with options for either third party, third party fire and theft or fully comp cover.

Trailer insurance

Trailer insurance will provide cover for your trailer whether hired, leased or borrowed. Your policy may include cover for repairs, theft, damages, and storage costs.

Hazardous goods insurance

Hazardous goods insurance provides specialist cover for a range of waste occupations such as recycling centres, bin lorries, landfill, and site clearance. You can increase your level of indemnity cover and add on pollution liability cover.

  • Can I get a quote if I am a new driver?

    Yes, our partner truck insurance brokers will be able to offer you quotes even if you are a new driver. Some brokers may inquire about your personal driving history.

  • Can I get a discount if I use dash cams?

    Some insurers may offer discounts on the policies if you use dash cam technology. Because these devices can support your claim in the event of an accident and also reduce false claims, insurers may offer discounts up to 10% of the premium.

  • Can I pay truck insurance monthly?

    Yes you should be able to pay for your truck insurance via monthly direct debit. Be sure to discuss the details and any additional costs with your broker.

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