The recent decision made by the European Court of Justice to ban gender pricing on insurance related products is set to impact heavily on female drivers as the cost of cover for women drivers is expected to climb by 25%, or even as much as 50% for some.
With an ever increasing number of van operators in the UK at risk of causing a tyre related accident, failure to properly maintain the condition of tyres remains the most frequent reason for light commercial vehicles failing spot checks throughout the country.
The average price of a used van in the UK rose by a modest, but not insignificant 1.7% in January, up to £4138.
With public sector cuts, VAT hikes, rising petrol prices and a high rate of inflation, the old adage of ‘look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves’ has never rung so true.
As part of BT’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions by 80% before the year 2020, it has recently announced a scheme to trial energy efficient vans across two of their locations.
Vauxhall have joined the spate of recent ecological van releases from many of the leading commercial vehicle manufacturers by bringing out their own offering, which will see an ‘eco’ option due to be released across their entire range.
Warnings have resurfaced recently about the risks of long haul journeys following a spate of accidents. Van drivers across the country are being told to ensure they take adequate rest breaks...
Recent research carried out by eSafetyAware, has shown that 60% of fleet managers in the UK understand just what an important consideration safety is when deciding upon the vehicles they buy.
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