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DON’T DIAL AND DRIVE!

DON’T DIAL AND DRIVE!

UK motorists remain undeterred by fines for using mobile phones at the wheel... We all know that using a mobile phone while driving is REALLY dangerous, so why are so many people still doing it? Is the risk of getting a £200 fine and 6 driving licence points not enough to put everyone off altogether...

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The importance of trust in fleet management relationships

The importance of trust in fleet management relationships

Fleet management needs trust... At Vanarama Fleet, we understand that trust sits at the heart of all business endeavours, and managing a fleet is no exception to the rule. Whilst it's true our job is to provide a service to you; the reality of this service goes a whole lot deeper than just 'fleet...

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"Bad credit"...is it a myth?

The truth about leasing and bad credit… We get asked this question ALL the time: "Can I lease a van with bad credit?" Short answer is yes, but there are some things you should be aware of…Vanarama's Tom Roberts reports. Here's the inside scoop…no one has a single definable credit score on a...

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Why lease it?

Why lease it?

The real question is…why WOULDN'T you lease it? Leasing is not always top dog when it comes to people deciding between leasing and buying a vehicle…but, it should be. Why would you buy, when leasing comes with SO many perks? Vanarama's Laura Day reports. It all boils down to whether you DO or...

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Government to tackle pollution outside official clean air zones

Government to tackle pollution outside official clean air zones

Are we one step closer to a cleaner, greener world? The Government has been under pressure to introduce low emission zones, in order to improve air quality. London has had a particular focus recently, but…what about the rest of the country? Vanarama's Laura Day reports. We all want to live in...

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IT’S THE FINAL COUNTDOWN!

IT’S THE FINAL COUNTDOWN!

There's just over 10 days to spend your old tenners… The deadline to spend or exchange old £10 notes is fast approaching, and time is almost up…but, when EXACTLY do you have to hand them over by? Vanarama's Laura Day reports. Well…you've got until 1 st March, and then the old £10 note will...

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Mileage matters – EXPLAINED!

Mileage matters – EXPLAINED!

All you need to know about mileage... Mileage limits are often a deterrent when it comes to considering leasing as an option for financing a vehicle. Not to worry though, because we're here to explain why mileage limits shouldn't put you off leasing. Vanarama's Laura Day reports. To put it simply,...

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REVEALED: The UK's worst pothole regions

REVEALED: The UK's worst pothole regions

Pothole problems… Potholes are a growing problem in the UK and they can cause serious damage to tyres. But, how come there are still so many, despite the Government promising funding to solve the issue? Vanarama's Laura Day reports. A website set up by a cycling organisation has been logging...

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Pickups helped boost the recently dipped LCV market!

Pickups helped boost the recently dipped LCV market!

How will this affect leasing? It's the LCV market's first dip since 2012, with new registrations falling by -3.6% to 362, 149 units in 2017. But, what does this mean for leasing? Vanarama's Laura Day reports. The markets for vans under 2.0 tonnes and heavy vans weighing 2.5-3.5 tonnes drove...

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The UK has its say on PIES!

The UK has its say on PIES!

Which pie topped the chart...? It's official – the results of our Great British Pie Survey are in! Steak and Ale pie IS the UK's favourite pie filling, and you'll find all the juicy facts and meaty stats wrapped up in one mouth-watering, pie-chart packed infographic. Happy National Pie Day!...

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How to make sure you buy the BEST dash cam!

How to make sure you buy the BEST dash cam!

Dash cams could protect your back... The best dash cams give you peace of mind while you're out and about on the road. This is because they act as a second eye in the event of an accident, as they continuously record the open road ahead. They come in all shapes and sizes…so, how do you know what...

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Van finance: everything you need to know

Van finance: everything you need to know

Your questions about van finance answered... Do you have any burning questions about van finance or leasing a brand-new vehicle of any type? You're not alone, and that's why we've rounded up the top 5 customer questions of the week about van finance to help you out. Vanarama's Tom Roberts reports...

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Speeding if you’re late for work REALLY isn’t worth it - here’s why…

Speeding if you’re late for work REALLY isn’t worth it - here’s why…

Over half of UK motorists speed on the way to work Getting the UK's speeding numbers down is something that the Government has been working on for years. Even with the threat of strict penalties, this still doesn't seem to deter some drivers. Vanarama's Laura Day takes a closer look. Click4Reg.co.uk...

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REVEALED: UK’s top 10 most expensive cities to park in

REVEALED: UK’s top 10 most expensive cities to park in

Parking could be costing you £360+ a year Research has shown that UK drivers can sometimes pay more than £360 a year to park while they go to work. But which are the top 10 most expensive cities in the UK? Vanarama's Tom Roberts reports. Would it shock you to learn that nearly half of the UK's...

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How a safety policy for winter driving can save you time and money!

How a safety policy for winter driving can save you time and money!

AA calls for businesses to deploy road safety policy... The AA is calling on fleet managers and business owners to ensure they have a road safety policy for winter driving in place…but, how will this affect you? Vanarama's Laura Day reports. With recent snowy conditions hitting the UK, the...

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£100m for roads, promises Government

£100m for roads, promises Government

LAUNCHED: Major Road Network consultation... Roads across the country could benefit from up to £100 million in funding as the Government releases a consultation on the Major Road Network (MRN)…but, what does this mean for drivers? Vanarama's Laura Day reports. The MRN consultation identifies...

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UK homes and businesses to get FASTER broadband

UK homes and businesses to get FASTER broadband

Legal right to high-speed broadband in the UK... In today's modern world of lightning-quick communication and social media, internet speeds are key for homes and business. And now we will have a legal right to DEMAND high-speed broadband from providers – that's good news for homes and business...

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5 million motorists admit to drink driving!

5 million motorists admit to drink driving!

24% of motorists surveyed listed drink-drivers as a primary concern on the road... Drink driving is the cause of many accidents on the roads. It's a recognised problem, so why are people still doing it? Vanarama's Laura Day reports. According to the RAC, a staggering 5 million drivers have admitted...

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ATTENTION: Government propose changes to Highway Code!

ATTENTION: Government propose changes to Highway Code!

What are the proposed changes to Advanced Driver Assistance Systems? The Government has outlined their plans to introduce the use of remote control parking and motorway assistance technology as part of the Highway Code, in a bid to make the roads a safer place. Vanarama's Laura Day takes a closer...

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“Smart” motorways need NEW Highway Code

“Smart” motorways need NEW Highway Code

79% of drivers say motorways are more dangerous than 4 years ago… The Highway Code defines motorways as having three lanes of traffic with a continuous hard shoulder…but ever since motorways have widened and "Smart" motorways have appeared, the Code is starting to look a little out of touch and...

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