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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...

Van drivers clobbered with new London tax

TRADES and van drivers operating in central London will have to shell out an extra tenner just to get to work, if Mayor Boris...

Towing? There are things you need to be knowing!

BEING keen on all things to do with vans, the guys here at businessvans.co.uk usually take a quick peek inside the cab of any light...

London Congestion Charge rises to £11.50

TRANSPORT FOR LONDON (TfL) has confirmed its plans to increase the London Congestion Charge from £10 to £11.50 this month, in an attempt to...

IAM calls for tougher mobile phone penalties

MOST people believe that using a mobile 'phone while driving is unsafe –  yet, since 2006, 750,000 fixed-penalty notices have been issued for this...
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