For all you delivery drivers out there, you’ll know just how important speed is to your job. The number of drops you can make in an hour or day is a key measure of your performance, leaving many delivery van drivers to cut corners where they can (metaphorically speaking of course). By leaving their vans unlocked and their engines running while delivering goods, drivers are at risk of invalidating their van insurance policy.
The results are in, and the winner is...the Renault Kangoo Z.E.! Here at Van Compare, one of the UK’s leading van insurance comparison sites, we’re always keen to find out more about the up-and-coming vehicles on the market. The news that the Renault Kangoo Z.E. has stolen the show this year is great for European manufacturing and for the future of electric vehicles.
For many tradespeople their van is their office. It is where they work and spend an awful lot of time during the week. Yet van insurance providers are warning that decorating your ‘office on wheels’ could jeopardise your van insurance. It might be tempting to deck your van with boughs of holly, but those fairy lights and baubles could result in a nasty accident, which your van insurance might not cover...
In a recent survey carried out by a nationwide vehicle insurer, all the figures point to the fact Britain van drivers have more fun driving around in their vans than they do in their private cars. Well, with the cheap van insurance on offer here at Van Compare, is it really any wonder?
Finding cheap van insurance is the least of van buyers’ and van retailers’ worries these days. Thanks to the simple Van Compare solution to finding cheap van insurance, this concern can be safely put to the back of drivers’ minds and be replaced by concerns about van stocks, and the current demand for vans massively outstripping supply.
If you’ve been looking for cheap van insurance you may have read our article a few weeks back about the new charges which will fine van drivers in central London. This news has now reached the majority of city drivers and is causing real anger. Many London van drivers are now searching for cheap van insurance in a desperate bid to reduce the cost of driving a van in the Big Smoke.
Thorough, helpful van insurance comparison sites could help London van drivers lower the costs of driving a van in the big city. Drivers of trucks, minibuses and large vans are already highly taxed when they drive in the city’s low emission zone, but now they will be banned altogether, unless they fork out for a particulate trap for their exhaust pipes. These can cost anything from £1,500 to £2,200.
If you are thinking of buying a new truck or van there is plenty of demand for these vehicles right now. The SMMT has revealed this month that truck and van sales continue to perform well and that registrations in the month of August were up 22.8% compared to the same time last year.
They have long been the most hated road users in the UK but, according to new van insurance comparison site statistics, white van men are actually the safest van drivers on the roads! According to these interesting van insurance comparison site numbers, white vehicles are less likely to be involved in crashes than vans in alternative colours!