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Maintaining your Van this Winter

November 13th, 2018


The weather poses your van with a range of challenges. In the summer, it’ll cause the engine to overheat and break down; in the winter, freeze-thaw cycles will chew up the metal protecting your fuel tank, and corrode the connections leading to your battery. Of course, it’s better to prevent…


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Potholes: What are they and Why Are They Such a Problem?

November 13th, 2018


If you were watching the recent budget announcement then you might have noticed, in between Philip Hammond’s side-splitting jokes, that British roads are getting another £25 billion between 2020 and 2025. Included in this number is another £420 million for local councils to spend dealing with potholes. This is on…


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Winter Essentials for Your Van

November 13th, 2018


When the weather outside gets chilly, it’s a good idea to head out onto the road with a few extra essential items. We’re talking about lightweight, easily-stowed items that’ll be worth their weight in gold when the need for them arises. Note that we’re not advocating that you leave valuables…


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Dealing with Long Van Journeys

October 12th, 2018


If you’re putting in hundreds of miles of driving every single day, then you’ll need the right sort of stimulation. After all, all that time in the driver’s seat can be pretty dull. While it’s probably not desirable to try to eliminate boredom from your life entirely, countless hours spent…


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Loading and Unloading a Van Safely: Our Tips

October 12th, 2018


If you’re running a one-person delivery business, you’ll spend a lot of your time taking things in and out of the back of your vehicle. If the items you’re delivering are cumbersome or heavy, this can spell trouble – and thus it’s worth thinking about best loading and lifting practice.…


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Telematics Explained: What is it and Why is it Important?

September 17th, 2018


If you’ve been following technological trends, then you might have heard of something called ‘telematics’. Also known as ‘black box’ insurance, this technology is helping to change motoring behaviour to extend the lifespan of your vehicle and reduce the likelihood of an accident. How does telematics work, then? With the…


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Sleeping in the Van: What You Need to Know

September 17th, 2018


If you’re making frequent long trips that need to be split into multiple legs, then you might be tempted to simply pull up to the side of the road, turn the engine off and clock off for the night. In doing so, you’ll be saving on the price of a…


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Keeping your Van Secure

September 17th, 2018


This week, we’ve heard that the rate of vehicle theft is at its highest in eight years, with an enormous 106,334 incidents recorded in 2017/2018. Moreover, a whopping three-quarters of vehicle thefts in the UK are unsolved, with police not even identifying a suspect. In some areas, the rate is…


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Preparing for Driving on the Continent

August 15th, 2018


While most haulage in the UK is domestic, van drivers occasionally have cause to venture across the channel and deliver goods to clients in mainland Europe. If you’ve never driven on European roads before, then you’re in for a bit of a learning curve. Even experienced hauliers occasionally run into…


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