CAR FLEET INSURANCE
Some important facts about the Motor Insurance are summarised below. This summary does not contain the full terms and
conditions of the contract which can be found in the Insurance Policy a copy of which will be provided on request. This summary
does not form part of your contract of insurance.
This insurance policy is issued by QBE Insurance (Europe) Limited which is a member of the QBE Insurance Group. QBE
Insurance (Europe) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. FSA Registration Number 202842.
Policy Period All policies are for a period of 12 months unless agreed otherwise
SIGNIFICANT FEATURES AND BENEFITS
Third Party Cover Unlimited cover in respect of your legal liability to others, including passengers, for death or bodily injury.
Liability to others Cover up to £20m for damage to property arising out of one accident or series of accidents arising out of
one event in respect of private cars, but limited to £5m in respect of all other vehicles.
Legal Representation At our option to pay:
• Legal fees and costs in defending any action at law when damages are sought for death, bodily
injury or property damage.
• Solicitors fees for representation at a Coroner’s inquest or fatal inquiry or for defending criminal
proceedings relating to an accident.
• Legal expenses in respect of proceedings taken against a person insured under the insurance for
manslaughter or reckless driving or causing death by dangerous driving.
Applicable Law Unless we agree otherwise, this insurance will be governed by the law and jurisdiction applying in that
part of the United Kingdom, Channel Islands or Isle of Man in which the policyholder lives; or the law
where the business is registered; but if neither apply the law and jurisdiction of England and Wales. We
have the right to refuse if you request a different law.
Third Party Contingent Your legal liability to Third Parties arising out of the use of a vehicle not belonging to you or provided by
Liability you, but which is being used in connection with your business by your employee.
Towing Your legal liability to Third Parties whilst legally towing.
Principals Liability assumed under an agreement for the execution of works or services.
Unauthorised Use Liability arising out of the unauthorised use of the Insured vehicle provided all reasonable precautions
Unlicenced Drivers Liability arising out of the driving of the Insured vehicle when a licence is not required by Law.
Fire & Theft Loss or damage to your vehicle by fire or theft or attempted theft but excluding loss by fraud or false
representation (previously deception).
Comprehensive Cover Third Party, Fire and Theft as above and loss or damage to your own vehicle.
Windscreen Cover Cover for cost of replacing broken glass. Provided the services of an approved repairer are used only
an excess of £50 will be payable otherwise the full excess detailed in the schedule will be due. If the
glass is repaired no excess will apply.
Lock Replacement Up to £1,500 (after any excess) towards the cost of replacing locks, ignition and keys if cover on a
Personal Effects Cover up to a pre-agreed limit for loss by accident or fire or theft.
Medical Expenses In respect of private cars only, cover up to a pre-agreed limit towards medical treatment following an
Overnight emergency Up to £500 per person for a maximum of 2 days, if as a result of an accident, the insured person and
Accommodation passengers cannot reach their destination the same day.
Child/booster seats In respect of private cars only, any fitted child or booster seat will be replaced after an accident subject
to repairs exceeding 25% of the list price of the vehicle at the time of purchase.
Spares and Cover under comprehensive cover for theft of vehicle spares and/or accessories stored in garage, home
accessories retained or place of work subject to there being forcible and violent entry or exit.
in a garage
QBE Insurance (Europe) Limited is part of QBE European Operations, a division of the QBE Insurance Group.
QBE Insurance (Europe) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
QBE Insurance (Europe) Limited Registered Office: Plantation Place, 30 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 3BD. Registered in England and Wales No.1761561
Stereo and audio Cover up to £5,000 in respect of stereo, audio and other sound equipment or DVD players (but Cancellation You may cancel the Insurance Policy at any time by letter and returning the Insurance Policy, the
equipment excluding tapes or compact discs) normally fitted to the vehicle but temporarily removed for safe keeping Certificate(s) of Motor Insurance and Insurance Disc(s). Provided the Insurance is an annual contract
subject to accidental damage excess under the policy. and there have been no claims in the current period of insurance you will be entitled to a return of
premium based on short period rates which are as follows:-
Personal Accident In respect of private cars only cover for the driver up to £5,000 for death or loss of a limb or sight,
Benefits directly connected with an accident whilst travelling in the Insured vehicle. Charging
SHORT PERIOD RATES
New for Old In respect of private cars or a commercial vehicle with a gross vehicle weight of less than 3.5 tonne we
will replace with a new vehicle of the same make, model and specification (if available) if the insured Period not exceeding Proportion of Annual Premium Payable
vehicle is stolen and not recovered or is damaged in an accident or fire and the vehicle is within one 1 month 20%
year of registration, the cost of repair exceeds 50% of the manufacturers list price and the vehicle is 2 months 30%
owned by the insured. 3 months 40%
4 months 50%
Courtesy Vehicle Provided whilst the insured vehicle is being repaired by an approved repairer. It is not intended to be 5 months 60%
equivalent in size, type value or status of the insured vehicle. The courtesy vehicle will be insured on a 6 months 70%
comprehensive basis under the policy, subject to the terms, conditions and exceptions described in the 7 months 80%
policy and schedule, but only whilst in the UK. An excess of £1,000 will apply to any claim made in Over 7 months 100%
respect of the courtesy vehicle if the cover on the insured vehicle is only for Third Party or Third Party
Fire and Theft. The insurer may cancel the Insurance Policy by giving seven days notice by Recorded Delivery to your
last known address (and in the case of Northern Ireland to the Department of the Environment, Northern
Foreign use Cover is provided in any member of the EU or any other country which meets the requirements of EU Ireland). Subject to the clause below you will be entitled to a pro-rata return of premium upon receipt of
Directives on insurance up to the minimum necessary to comply with the laws relating to compulsory the Insurance Policy, the Certificate(s) of Motor Insurance and Insurance Disc(s).
insurance of motor vehicles. On payment of an additional premium, cover is extended to all countries Where the premium or any part thereof is paid with the benefit of a finance agreement and there
for which a Green Card has been issued but only for the periods specified in the Green Card. remains any sum outstanding (whether or not the date for repayment of the said sum or any part thereof
has fallen due) by you to the provider of the finance (referred to hereafter as the Finance Company) at
Legal Expenses The pursuit of damages for uninsured losses following a road accident, up to a limit of £100,000 for all
the date of cancellation the insurer may deduct from the sum otherwise payable to you (as set out
Insurance/Uninsured claims resulting from that accident. Claims are managed by Lawclub Legal Protection on our behalf. You
above) all or any part of the sum outstanding by you to the Finance Company provided that sum thereby
Loss Recovery also have access to a telephone legal advice line to obtain advice (according to the laws of Great Britain
deducted is paid directly by the insurer to the Finance Company (See Section 8 of the Policy
or Northern Ireland) on any legal matter affecting your business.
Car sharing Cover will be provided if the vehicle is being used as part of a car sharing arrangement subject to the
vehicle not being constructed or adapted to carry more than 8 passengers; the passengers not being Claims Should be reported to:
carried in the course of a business of carrying passengers; and contributions received for the journey do QBE Insurance (Europe) Limited
not involve an element of profit. One Coval Wells
Essex CM1 1WZ
SIGNIFICANT EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS
Telephone number: 0800 678 3030
Diminution in value No cover is provided for any diminution in value of an insured vehicle following repair
Wear and tear No cover in respect of wear and tear or depreciation or the part of the cost of repair which improves the
vehicle beyond its condition at the time of the loss.
Mechanical or No cover in respect of mechanical, electrical, electronic, computer failures or breakdowns or breakages,
electrical breakdowns or damage to the transmission by application of the brakes. In respect of legal expenses, please use the contact details above quoting Master :Policy Number 36520
Fuel No cover is provided for the loss of petrol or diesel or LPG by any means Complaints Process If you have any questions or concerns about your insurance or the handling of a claim which cannot be
resolved by your Broker or Intermediary, please contact us at the address below, quoting your Insurance
Security/immobiliser/ No cover is provided for loss or damage to the insured vehicle from theft or attempted theft if: the Policy number and the name of your Broker or Intermediary:
keys vehicle has not been locked, the windows have been left open or the vehicle has been left open or The Managing Director, Motor
unlocked and left parked and unattended; any immobliser fitted to the vehicle has not been maintained QBE Insurance (Europe) Limited
and has not been activated when the vehicle is left parked and unattended; and the keys or other device One Coval Wells
which unlocks the vehicle have been left on or one the vehicle or not removed to a safe and secure Chelmsford
place. Essex CM1 1WZ
Carriage of hazardous No cover provided except where insurers prior written agreement has been obtained, with a limit of £1 A copy of the complaints procedure will be provided on request
If you are not satisfied with the way in which a complaint has been dealt with, you may ask the Financial
Racing No cover if the insured vehicle is being used for racing, pace-making, reliability trial, speed testing, Ombudsman Service to review your case. Please contact the following, quoting your policy number and
rallying or any use on any motor sport circuit. the name of your Broker or Intermediary:-
Tool of trade use No cover provided except to meet the requirements of the road traffic act or any other applicable UK or Financial Ombudsman Service
EU law or directive. South Key Plaza
183 Marsh Wall
Excess As shown on the schedule London E14 9SR
Tel. 0845 080 1800
Cooling off period Where the insured is a private individual or sole trader, including a partnership in England and Wales, Fax. 0207 964 1001
then you have a right to cancel this policy during a period of fourteen (14) days either from the day of Email. Complaint.firstname.lastname@example.org
purchase of the insurance, or the day on which policy documentation was received, whichever is the
later. You must write to the broker or intermediary shown on the schedule. This complaint process is without prejudice to your right to take legal proceedings
If this right is not exercised the insurance will continue for the full term but we may cancel this insurance Compensation You may be entitled to compensation from the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS),
in accordance with the cancellation provisions should QBE Insurance (Europe) Limited be unable to meet its liabilities under this Document of
Insurance. Further information about the compensation scheme is available from the FSCS or by visiting
On receipt of the notice of cancellation, we will refund any premiums paid less a charge of forty pounds
the Financial Services Compensation Scheme website at www.fscs.org.uk.
(GBP40) or pro rata charge for the period on cover provided whichever is the greater.