One in five van owners and operators have described their mental health as ‘poor’ or ‘very poor’.
If you keep abreast of the latest vehicle or trade news, then you’ll know that tool thefts from vans are on the rise. Van insurance is a great way of covering yourself should you become a victim of this crime, but there are a number of preventative measures you could also take to thwart criminals in their tracks.
Back in 2009, the UK government announced the UK vehicle scrappage scheme which encouraged citizens to trade in their old and polluting vehicles to buy a new car or van at a discounted price.
Vans clocked up more miles on UK roads last year than ever before says the Department for Transport (DfT). According to the organisation, vans drove 2.2 billion miles more on British roads in 2016, thanks (in part) to increased demand for online shopping delivery services.
Philip Hammond has been accused of declaring war on the British diesel van driver after he announced his plan to review the ‘appropriate’ tax treatment on diesel vehicles in a bid to improve city air quality.
It’s a new financial year, therefore the new 2017/2018 tax rates are now live. Let’s take a look at what this means for light commercial vehicle drivers.
Many van fleet owners have that old vehicle that is no longer fit for day-to-day work, but is kept as a run around - like a workhorse that is being run into the ground. This could be a huge health and safety risk, which can affect your insurance premiums.
According to recent figures, the number of company cars and vans being leased each year has grown considerably.