A recent survey by Sat Nav giant TomTom has revealed that 39% of UK van drivers drive more carefully in their personal vehicles than in their employers’ vans.
Have you ever been convinced you were going to win a job? You quote less than you usually would because you need the work; the job is one you have done a thousand times before, and you seemed to build a rapport with the customer. But then, seemingly inexplicably, the job is off and you are left without the additional income.
The Transit Connect has been received with open arms by the international commercial vehicle community after having scooped the ‘International Van of the Year’ accolade at the COMTRANS Commercial Vehicle Exhibition for the second year running.
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.