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double cab speed

Is it a car, is it a van? Beware the big double cab pick-up...

BIGGER pick-ups starting to arrive could be caught in a double cab pick-up speeding trap - because some should be sticking to van speed limits rather than the higher...
SPECS - average speed cameras Smart speed camera warning to van drivers

Smart speed camera warning to van drivers

VAN drivers who flout their class speed limits are at greater risk of being caught. That's the latest smart speed camera warning to van drivers as the latest...

Van operators risk jail with high level of vehicle neglect warns VW

Vans unfit for purposeNearly 50% of all light commercial vehicles fail MoT test first time Operators face jail if an accident revealed failing in duty...
Permits to Drive on CMS Portal

Licence Bureau launches Permits to Drive at CV Show

Permits to DriveAll-in-one tool for assessing whether drivers have correct and up-to-date documents New tool builds on existing comprehensive licence checking and compliance platform FTA Tachograph...
Don’t let your vans drag your business down and cost you £££s

Don’t let your vans drag your business down and cost you £££s

Van legal checklistMake sure the driver is entitled to drive a van including Category B vans for up to 3.5 tonnes Check the maximum weight...

Paper licence stay of execution extended after Government backs down

The Government has done a u-turn on abolishing the driving licence paper counterpart next month.At the end of November in reply to an enquiry...

TomTom launches speed camera app

Business van drivers can now stay more safely within the speed limits while they are working with the launch of the new TomTom speed camera app designed for android smartphone users. Click here for more detail.

Safety first…second. Or not at all?

SMALLER business van fleets are putting safety on the back seat and not being proactive to protect themselves from potentially huge claims, according to...

Rental companies will be able to use a mixture of free and paid for...

THE DVLA is planning to roll-out new ways to check driving licence entitlement and points after the current paper counter-part is dropped next year. The vehicle...

The DVLA has failed its test for withdrawing the paper counterpart to photo card...

HIRERS wanting vans for short term jobs face having to use premium rate DVLA call centre number or private vetting businesses, according to the BVRLA.The...

EU set to relax tachograph rules

THE tachograph has been the scourge of many a truck fleet operation for the past few years.Fitting a tachograph severely limits the amount of...

What’s the law on overhanging loads?

VAN manufacturers are coming up with some ingenious ways of transporting long loads nowadays.Overhanging loads – what you need to knowUp to 1m -...

How new tax requirements will affect buying and selling vans

FROM Wednesday 1 October 2014, paper tax discs will no longer have to be displayed in a vehicle and an electronic road tax database...

Mercedes Vans urges UK van drivers to check they’re legal to drive

Mercedes Vans is urging all van drivers in the UK to check out the facts around Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) requirements, before venturing out...

CPC completion deadline looming for small van fleet operators

TRADES and small van fleet operators, with vans over 3.5 tonnes need to register quickly, to avoid falling foul of new legislation on Driver...
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