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New van fleet parking app launched!

Tired of receiving parking fines as a result of where you park your new van? The new pay-as-you-go AppyParking app has been launched, aimed at Read more

Do you know the van speed limits?

  With new driving laws meaning that van drivers exceeding the speed limit could face fines up to £2,500, do you know the different van Read more

mercedes sprinter

Top 5 most reliable vans of last year named!

  Vans travel thousands of miles per year, so everyone wants a van that they can rely on! This should be the number one priority Read more


Wrapping your new van – All you need to know!

Your new van is more than just a way to get you and your cargo to the job location. For many businesses your new van Read more

van news round up

Van news round-up, May Week 2

  Vanman brings you a comprehensive round-up of the past week’s van news. Whether it’s new stories, new vans or serious van news. Vanman brings Read more

van running costs

How to reduce your van running costs

Running a van is not cheap. After you’ve acquired a van, taxed and insured it there are fuel and maintenance costs – and these never Read more

isuzu d-max

VanMan’s most economical new vans and pickups

If you’re a van operator, then you’ll know that fuel economy has a bigger impact on your company finances than most would think. Choosing the Read more

volkswagen caddy

New vans can help your business grow

Growth is an aspiration for all kinds of businesses, including tradespeople. Yes, the first goal is to earn a living doing what you do, but Read more

new van finance

VanMan’s most reliable vans

Let’s face it – your van is one of, if not your company’s most important asset. Unless you have a back-up or a fleet, when Read more

van insurance

Van insurance groups

Van insurance groups work in the same way as cars – the lower the group, the cheaper the vehicle is to insure. In the UK, Read more

van racking

Van racking tips from VanMan

Like many of these guides, it starts at the kitchen table or desk. The first thing to do when it comes to van racking is Read more


Van tax legislation may be about to change

Recently, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) recommended that LCV Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) should be reformed. Now, the industry is certain that Read more

euro 6

Euro 6 vans: FTA issues warning over expanded ULEZ

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has issued a warning that a proposal to roll-out the Ultra-low emissions zone (ULEZ) a year earlier than scheduled and Read more

new vans

New vans MOT pass rates

It’s the once-a-year event that almost everyone dreads. No, it’s not Christmas at the in-laws – it’s your vehicle’s MOT test! When it comes to Read more

Ford Transit Connect review

The top petrol-powered vans

In the world of commercial vehicles, when it comes to engine power – diesel is king. For large, heavy-duty vans, this may be the right Read more

euro ncap

What is Euro NCAP?

The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) is a European car safety performance assessment programme designed to make vehicles safer. What does Euro NCAP Read more

peugeot boxer

VanMan’s best-selling vans of 2016

You’ll have recently read some news about the continued growth of the Light Commercial Vehicle market (LCV) in 2016, and how large vans and pick-ups Read more

ford transit new van

Looking to buy a new van? Make sure you’re eligible

Do you know which types of vehicle you’re legally allowed to drive? If not, don’t worry – it can be difficult to know what vehicles Read more

van leasing

VanMan’s guide to commercial vans

Commercial vans come in all shapes and sizes. Ranging from car-derived vans like the Vauxhall Corsavan to seven-seater crew vans like the Renault Master. As Read more

fuel prices

Manage your bills with a fuel card

VanMan provides some simple solutions to help manage and reduce fuel bills… VanMan is always looking to pass on advice to his readers when it Read more

van loading

VanMan’s top 5 van loading tips

New figures released this week revealed that almost nine in ten vans checked by the DVSA last year were overloaded. Overloading can affect your van’s Read more

large vans

Top 5 most economical large vans

If you cover tens of thousands of road miles every year, just a slight difference in fuel economy is enough to significantly reduce your fuel Read more

van safety

Van safety scrutinised by DVSA

Roughly nine in ten vans checked by the DVSA last year were overloaded. In a blow to van safety, New figures have revealed that an Read more

become an employer

Want to become an employer? Here’s what you need to know…

If you are thinking of expanding your business to become an employer and take on more tradespeople you’re bound to have a lot of questions. Read more

van loading

Van loading: VanMan’s top tips

VanMan gives you 10 top tips for van loading whilst minimising damage. VanMan knows what you’re thinking, that you’re clued right up when it comes to Read more

van tyres

Keep your van and crew safe with these essential tyre checks

VanMan gives you some solid advice to avoid potential fines and driving disasters with regular tyre checks A lot of people think tyre maintenance is Read more

van drivers

The UK’s best drivers are….Roofers!

Forget the stereotypes. A new study by 1st Central has revealed that roofers are the UK’s best drivers, and the least likely to make an Read more

dangerous roads

Britain’s most dangerous roads

Britain’s major road network covers over 4,300 miles and is home to 36.5million vehicles. Every day, 5 people are killed in road traffic incidents on Read more

Van driving in snow - advice and tips

Driving vans safely in snow

Hints and tips on driving your van in snow and adverse weather conditions Will it snow in 2016? With predictions varying between more extreme rain Read more

Top 6 Fuel Efficiency Tips

Top 6 Ways to Boost Your Fuel Efficiency

Vanman gives you 6 fuel saving tips to help with cash flow Vanman has again been thinking about ways in which we can save you, Read more

Overloaded Vans and the Law - VanMan

Is the Weight Of Your Van An Issue?

Vanman looks at a big problem sweeping the nations LCV drivers as police are cracking down Here at Vanman, safety is one of our number Read more

Van Telematics

What is Telematics?

How can technology help reduce LCV running costs? Everywhere you go in the motoring industry, the word ‘Telematics’ keeps raising its head. What is it? Read more

AdBlue for Diesel - DEF

What is AdBlue? Your LCV questions answered

What is AdBlue? AdBlue or Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) is a non-toxic, non-flammable, biodegradable urea solution that is used with the Selective Catalytic Reduction system Read more