Motor Trade Insurance from Footman James

The Footman James motor trade team have many years of experience and are fully prepared to discuss the insurance requirements for your business - from your workshop to your workforce.

The team is made up of a small group of account handlers with specific knowledge of both the particularities of motor trade insurance and an understanding of classic car insurance.

The Footman James motor trade team specialise in insurance solutions for many areas of the motor industry, including classic vehicle traders/dealers, classic vehicle restorers, classic vehicle repairers, vehicle storage, auction houses, motor museums and motorsport preparation.

Did you know?

For motor traders who exhibit at shows, Footman James is also able to offer Exhibition Liability cover.


Choose one of the general policy documents below to download it to your computer. These give general information regarding our Motor Trade Insurance services.

Commercial Terms of Business

Classic Motor Trade Insurance
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The Footman James Classic Specialist Motor Industry Combined Insurance Policy can provide cover for:

  • All Risks - buildings, stock, machinery plant, portable hand tools and vehicles at the premises
  • Business Interruption - covering loss of profits
  • Employers and Public Liability
  • Money
  • Engineering Inspection (Service)
  • Road Risks (as part of a combined policy)
  • Up to 55% no claims bonus entitlement

There are a number of additional policy options available, including:

  • £5 million single vehicle limit - higher limits may be available upon referral to the insurer
  • Protected no claims bonus - full motor trade bonus required.
  • Agreed value on personally owned classic vehicles

A member of our Motor Trade team will be happy to discuss your insurance needs on 01384 218021. You can also request a call back using the button at the top of the page, and the team will give you a call on a day and time to suit you.

Did you know?

With our commercial FJ+ options you can add Agreed Value for classic cars to your policy and opt to protect your no claims bonus.

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policy extras

Tailor your quote with FJ+

We can now offer a range of additional policy options, which allows customers to tailor their cover to suit their particular needs.