Here at VanQuoteDirect we know that whether you own a commercial vehicle for personal use or use it for work, keeping it clean and well-maintained can often be a difficult job. This is why we are giving away an Autoglym Luxury Bodycare Collection that will help you get your van, truck or pick-up looking great quickly and easily!
If you want to be in with a chance of winning this prize all you have to do is follow us on Twitter @VanZoneBlog and Retweet using the hashtag #VQDclean. Competition ends Sunday 26th May at midnight so you need to enter soon!
Entrants must be 18 years or older and based in the UK.
Winner will be chosen at random and announced on Twitter once all the entries have been counted. Prize must be claimed within 7 days or the winner will be redrawn.
If original prize is not available then another of the same or equal value will be provided.
For most of us, going to work in bad weather rarely means we have to completely start the daily tasks over again. For window cleaners in Abu Dhabi however, rainfall means just that. Here if we are affected we can just pack everything up in the van, that is of course covered by commercial vehicle insurance, and we wait for the rain to pass. For the window cleaners in Abu Dhabi though, those who hang from ropes to keep the sky scrapers clean, if they are in a shower they often have to start all over again which could add nearly a week on to the job. Continue reading →
Minibuses can be very useful vehicles to own when you’re looking to transport large groups of people on a regular basis.
Obviously a necessity for many schools and popular with sports teams, clubs and associations, if you’re looking to purchase a minibus, there are certain things that need to be considered, as with the purchase of any vehicle – often referred to as a Transport Audit.
There are such huge differences between operating a car or van which is why there are different types of insurance policies. Overall, it all comes down to the purposes that the vehicle is being use for. Continue reading →
The season of home improvements is upon us. For most of us a little touch up of paint or some new garden furniture is good enough but for those who are taking things a bit further it is a good idea to call the local handyman or a specialist tradesmen. This is especially when it comes to things such as fitting carpet or knocking down or building walls.
We have all had those who knock at our doors who are willing to take down a tree or do another small task in our homes for a small fee and a cup of coffee. Although they may be very skilled at what they do, it is essential that you have researched who will carry out the work on your property. Checking references and even visiting other properties where they carried out similar jobs is recommended. This way you can gage a true quality of the work they do rather than what they say about themselves. Continue reading →
Purchasing a van is not always easy, largely due to the extensive choice of van types available. Whilst there are some obvious differences between them, namely in terms of size, it is important to ensure you’re buying the right type, as certain types of van are more appropriate and best suited to different types of job.
The report that was written by Volkswagen Caddy unveils the biggest mistakes and bad decisions that are made by small business owners who have a number of van drivers working for them. The report was written based on interviews from 1000 small business owners. Continue reading →
Anyone who has traveled extensively in Thailand will be well aware of the perils encountered on the roads.
Whilst safety standards in most of the Western world are high, the same can’t be said in The Land of Smiles where a combination of badly maintained roads, unroadworthy vehicles and shoddy standards of driving has resulted in serious traffic accidents occurring daily.
As we have previously mentioned, Mercedes has unveiled their new Sprinter. Those who have a commercial vehicle insurance policy will be pleased to hear they have now released their engine line up which has been revised to ensure it meets EuroVI emission levels. This is done through the use of the post combustion AdBlue treatment. It will be on sale from June and the first deliveries of the van will be in around September. Continue reading →