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A quicker way to turn black cabs green

Switching from trusted diesel black cabs to an electric vehicle causes a dilemma for taxi drivers – when do they swap something that is reliable and has plenty of life left in it and shell out for an electric taxi? With the ban on the sale of new diesel and petrol taxis from 2030, drivers […]

How do I start a private-hire taxi business?

Whether you are new to taxi driving or are an experienced driver who wants to take the next step, there are some key points to setting up a private-hire taxi business. It can seem complicated at first, but the most important thing to remember is that it is a business in a regulated industry and […]

Electric Vehicles are starting to go the distance

The range of electric vehicles has been one of the biggest factors putting people off buying them, especially those who rely on them for a living, like taxi drivers. While even the least-economical petrol and diesel cars can deliver 400-500 miles per tank, many suitable electric vehicles have been delivering ranges of below 200 miles, […]

Helping drivers choose the right taxi insurance

Choosing the right insurance is vital for keeping your taxi – your livelihood – on the road. It is natural that drivers look for the cheapest quote when taking out or renewing their taxi insurance because no one likes paying more than they have to. And with the cost of living rising, it makes sense […]

Patons Insurance strengthens its senior management team to focus on continuing growth.

Patons Insurance has been finding the right insurance for taxi drivers for decades. The family business is now looking to step up another gear and as part of a major growth plan they have appointed Jo Noonan as Operations Director, and Matt Chadwick as Sales Director, establishing an experienced and dedicated management team looking to […]

Teaming up to do the best for our community

Patons are thrilled to announce its partnership with Argyle Satellite Taxis – another business proud to support its community. Patons treats every client as individuals, each with specific needs and circumstances. Whether it is a self-employed driver or a firm with a fleet of vehicles, we make sure that they have the right taxi insurance […]