launches lift sharing scheme
on = August 8, 2007, 7:33 am
Release Author = yesinsurance.co.uk
Release Summary = Yesinsurance.co.uk launches campaign to
encourage motorists to share their cars
Release Body = As part of its drive to encourage greener motoring,
insurance provider yesinsurance.co.uk has launched
a campaign to encourage motorists to share their cars.
of major car sharing organisations in the UK are being listed on
the insurer’s website at www.yesinsurance.co.uk.
concept of car sharing enables drivers to find passengers who are
making the same journey as themselves, enabling them to share the
is designed to reduce the number of vehicles on the road which carry
only a driver, leading to decreases in both road traffic and CO2
latest figures from Defra show that road transport accounts for
22% of the UK’s CO2 emissions, and it is vitally important
that moves are made to reduce this through better use of vehicles,”
said Paul Purdy, of yesinsurance.co.uk.
continued: “Research conducted by the Department of Transport
in 2005 indicates that 61% of cars on the road do not carry any
passengers. Where commuting was concerned, the figure was even higher,
at 85%. Lift sharing is designed to help reduce these figures.”
sharing will not normally affect the car insurance (http://www.yesinsurance.co.uk/car-insurance/)
status of the driver, so long as costs are simply shared between
the driver and passengers. The driver must not make a profit from
the journey, otherwise this would classify the ride as a taxi journey,
for which a taxi licence is usually required.
yesinsurance.co.uk is a trading name of yesinsurance
Services Limited. We specialise in providing competitive
motor insurance for drivers of older vehicles and the second car
in a household and also offer great car insurance deals for women
and people looking for non-comprehensive insurance (e.g. third party
fire and theft cover).
well as car insurance, yesinsurance.co.uk also
offers competitive home insurance (http://www.yesinsurance.co.uk/home-insurance/)
and van insurance policies (http://www.yesinsurance.co.uk/van-insurance/).
In both cases, we will search a panel of leading insurance companies
to find the best policy and the cheapest price for you.
Site = http://www.yesinsurance.co.uk/
Details = Contact:
Hebble Brook Business Park
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