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Part-Time Motor Trade – Mechanic & Body Shop Insurance

Whether you’ve been working in the trade for years, or you’re just starting out running your own business, as a part-time mechanic or body shop owner, you need to make sure you have the right insurance cover in place.

We are specialists in providing cover for the following mechanic and body shop specific areas for all part-time traders:

  • Tool and machinery cover
  • Body shop equipment such as lifting machinery & ramps, and spraying equipment
  • Public and Employers' Liability
  • Buildings & Contents
  • Courtesy Cars
  • Mobile Mechanics also covered

We understand the part-time motor trade insurance market unlike any other insurance broker. With our policies, you can include Additional Business Use (ABU) to cover you whilst working any additional occupation you have.

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We can cover all of your personal vehicles as well as those you are working on, repairing and testing, and any of your family vehicles which can be included for social domestic & pleasure and other business or professional uses too.

Don’t forget that as a part-time trader, you might have to provide proof of trading – so make sure you keep copies of any receipts or invoices for any vehicles, parts or supplies you may purchase.

Our policies can include:

  • Part-time mechanics and body shop businesses covered
  • Tool cover
  • Split Indemnity
  • Liability cover
  • Stock of Vehicles
  • Public & Employee Liability cover
  • Multiple Drivers covered
  • Multi Premises cover
  • Compound cover
  • Carriage of Vehicles cover
  • No Claims Bonus protection
  • Complete UK based claims management service
  • Drivers with poor accident and conviction history covered
  • Plus much, much more!

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Motor Trade Road Risk Insurance

For smaller, part-time mechanics and body shops operating from home, our Motor Trade Road Risk Insurance policies are tailor made. Our policies include cover for driving or moving vehicles as part of your day-to-day business activity and can also include Public Liability cover.

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Motor Trade Combined Insurance

If you operate a larger mechanics or body shop business from a garage, unit or other premises then our Motor Trade Combined Insurance is designed specifically for you. Our policies include protection against damage to your property, stock and tools, as well as any assets you own.


We can also provide cover for people working as full-time mechanics or garage owners.

More reasons to choose Think Insurance for your part-time car mechanic and body shop motor trade insurance:

  • Our policies are underwritten by some of the most respected companies in the game and our 24hr free claims helpline from Wisecall is based solely in the UK.
  • We offer flexible payment options including a range of instalment plans as well as direct debit facilities.
  • We do not impose a limit on the amount of vehicles you can include on your policy, and can cover vehicles up to 44T if required.
  • We do not have any overseas call centres and all of our staff are qualified and equipped to handle your insurance needs.
  • We run our company along small brokerage lines so can give you and your business the focus, attention and level of customer service you deserve – we make sure you feel valued and aren’t just another number to us.

Get a part-time car mechanics motor trade insurance quote today and see the difference we can make to your business.

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