New restoration protection
Middle-ground insurance policy for off-the-road classics
Specialist insurer Footman James has introduced a new Restoration, Storage and Transit policy that fills the gap between regular classic insurance policies and those that are for simple off-road, or ‘laid-up’ cover. As well as providing cover while the car is in your garage, the new policy extends cover to those times when it is temporarily out of the garage, during transit to and from restoration companies, exhibitions, competitions, race-preparation facilities and other similar places within the UK.
The cover is on an agreed-value basis and in recognition of the restoration process, you can increase the value of the vehicle twice in any policy year with no admin charges.
David Bond, managing director of Footman James, told us, ‘Feedback from customers led to the creation of the new policy. Restoring a classic vehicle can be an expensive labour of love, and it’s not unusual to see a classic increase in value many times during the work.
‘With our new policy, customers can be confident that they can get cover for the true value of their vehicle if the worst should happen mid-project.’
You can also add cover for parts and panels that are not attached to the car. For more details see footmanjames.co.uk.