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Re: Car insurance

Post by Burtonboy » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:27 pm

I agree with that, but if you’re doing a hospital watch, and then you have to drive to your establishment to get a car, and then drive to the hospital, it can be simpler to drive straight to the hospital.

Same if you’re doing a shift of pp at another establishment.


Where I work now we get a pool car, or someone will drive you, we aren’t allowed to use our own cars for anything work related, which is good, but when it adds an extra couple of hours to your day when you have to go pick up a pool car and take it back, it would be nice to have the option to use your own car sometimes.

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Re: Car insurance

Post by Mccudden » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:30 pm

Agreed burtonboy it would be nice to have the option. it seems some establishments are take it or leave it.
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Re: Car insurance

Post by SWM5436 » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:33 pm

I certainly won't be driving an hour to my place to pick up a pool car to do any bed watches unless it is on my way to the bed watch.

Currently have the required insurance to use my own car for my military journeys so would just need a cha he of job and address when I move to my house.
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Re: Car insurance

Post by K123 » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:36 pm

If you do a bedwatch. Wouldn’t you surely be already on shift? Or could they ring you at home and ask you?
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Re: Car insurance

Post by Burtonboy » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:51 pm

A lot of bed watches are done as pp from what current officers have posted.

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Re: Car insurance

Post by SWM5436 » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:53 pm

Plus 30 mins travelling time either way I was told by our guv. Don't have to be in the prison to do them.
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Re: Car insurance

Post by Mccudden » Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:00 pm

Wasnt allowed to use my own car in the RAF, but then it is the RAF :GEA:
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Re: Car insurance

Post by YNWA » Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:01 pm

Past poelt I don’t believe you do have to but from reading between the lines and a few serving officers it would limit your pp opertunities
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Re: Car insurance

Post by Kangaroo » Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:05 pm

Mccudden wrote:
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:24 pm
Kangaroo wrote:
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:11 pm
Simple. Get the insurance or dont. Transport isnt provided for evèrything.
That time of the month is it?

Comment amended as falkor has had another fit
Just when required. Same answer though.

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Re: Car insurance

Post by Mccudden » Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:42 pm

ssshhh skippy.
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Re: Car insurance

Post by Ralphowen88 » Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:17 pm

Hmm, what's pp?

And can anyone explain how bed watches work? Times/duties/breaks/paperwork.

Has anyone experienced trouble at night?

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Re: Car insurance

Post by Mccudden » Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:25 pm

Hi Ralph if you use the search bar, you will find the answers to all your questions.
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Re: Car insurance

Post by falkor » Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:11 pm

Ralphowen88 wrote:
Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:17 pm
Hmm, what's pp?

And can anyone explain how bed watches work? Times/duties/breaks/paperwork.

Has anyone experienced trouble at night?

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Ralph PP is payment plus here's an old thread on it

& here's an old thread on bedwatches https://prisonofficer.org.uk/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=5481
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