Insurance Specifications For Vans

Not all van insurance policies provide the same cover. As such it is important for van owners to research the different types of van policies on the market. Below we have provided details about insurance specifications for vans:
Van Types
It is ideal to find out if there are any insurance specifications required for different makes of vans or amongst the different van types. Your van type should fit into one of the following insurance categories.

Mini Van
Small Van
Transit Van

Van Make
It is best to state whether there is a specialty make […]

Van Ownership – Leasing Or Buying

What are the differences between leasing or buying a van?
When you buy a van, you are purchasing the vehicle outright. The purchase gives you complete ownership of the vehicle.
With van ownership, you are responsible for all the maintenance and the management of your vehicle. The van can be purchased with cash or on credit.
When a van is purchased by a business, it becomes a business asset in the form of a capital asset. This means that you can use the van for tax deductions, swaps, loans […]

Record number of vans registered in 2015

Recent figures released by The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders show the popularity of vans among commercial vehicle drivers is at an all-time high.
The report shows that nearly 100,000 vans were registered in the first three months of 2015. A 22% year-on-year increase, the number is the highest since records began in 1987.
Along with the recovering economy and vast range of tempting finance deals from manufacturers, experts believe there is one other major factor contributing to the spectacular boom – online shopping.
The convenience of […]

How to choose a van for your business?

Buying a van for your Business
. One of the biggest benefits of owning a van is that they provide flexibility, which is why there are so many makes and models on the market.
So how do you choose a van for your business? There are a number of factors to consider including size, durability, cost, and, of course, customisations that will help streamline your business processes on a daily basis. Here, VanQuoteDirect looks at each factor in more […]

What to do if an Emergency Vehicle is Approaching

Infographic - What to do if an emergency vehicle is approaching
However long you may have been driving if an emergency vehicle is approaching it can still panic you with its blue flashing lights and loud sirens. The first thing you should think is how to move out the way as safely and conveniently as possible however many drivers don’t know exactly what they should do and what is legal and what isn’t.
The Highway Code states that you […]

Enter VanQuoteDirect’s Competition to win a Windshield Wizard and Henry Car Bin!

Here at VanQuoteDirect we know that December is not generally a time to worry about the state of your van. However, now that the new year is here you may have noticed it could do with a bit of a tidy up!

Should you be Advertising your Business on your Commercial Vehicle?

VQD_LiveryWith the New Year here you may be looking at your business strategy and thinking of ways to advertise your products or services to encourage more business in 2015. With this in mind, here at VanQuoteDirect we have provided some reasons as to why you should use your commercial vehicle as your advertising space!
It is probably the most obvious resource that you have but many fail to communicate what they are using their vans for, which in effect […]

Keeping your Commercial Vehicle on the Road this Winter

When it comes to running your commercial vehicle this winter it can be hard to ensure that your vehicle stays on the road during the cold weather especially in snow or icy conditions. Below we have come up with our top tips for keeping your commercial vehicle on the road during the winter whilst keeping you safe and your costs down.

Win a Christmas Tea Selection Set with VanQuoteDirect!

Christmas can often be stressful as any free time you have is spent organising events and buying presents for your family and friends. This is why having a nice cup of tea after a busy day can feel like the best thing in the world, and in VanQuoteDirect’s latest competition you can win a whole Tea Selection Set!

Keeping your Commercial Vehicle Safe

Image of van lockKeep your vehicle safe – Using a van for work can be hugely beneficial, especially if you have heavy tools you need to lug around on a daily basis. The only problem is that there are some untrustworthy people out there that will do anything for money so if you leave your tools in your van overnight they are not necessarily safe. The poor security of vans entices thieves as they are viewed a […]