Could it be that the vilification of Britain’s white van men is destined to be consigned to the annals of history? Surely there’s no more hated road user in the UK, is there?
To protect themselves against the increasing risk of being caught up in so-called crash for cash frauds, commercial vehicle fleets across the country are investing in in-vehicle CCTV systems.
The Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) has warned the light commercial vehicle (LCV) drivers of the UK that they are ramping up both roadside inspections and other enforcement activities in response to the increasing number of light commercial vehicles failing their MOTs.
According to the latest Pulse report from the British Car Auctions (BCA), sales figures for July show that the light commercial vehicle resale market has taken another steady and positive step towards a full recovery.
Following the news that one in four serious road accidents on the highways of the UK involve ‘at-work’ drivers, small businesses have been urged to sign up for this year’s National Road Safety Week, which is due to be held between 18-24 November.
WheelRight has recently rolled out its new automatic tyre-monitoring system, which measures a number of tyre related variables, reducing the time it would take to perform the same checks manually.
On first inspection, the latest figures released by the National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) are less than promising. However, once the traditional summer slowdown is taken into account, the used LCV market appears to be in good health.
The new Transit Connect is due to hit the roads of the UK at the end of the year at prices Ford says are seven percent cheaper than its predecessors.