Changes to the Congestion Charge

From 22nd June 2020, the Government and TFL added a temporary change to the Congestion Charge. The alteration was put in place in a bid to aid London’s recovery from this global pandemic and to ensure that our city is not restricted by cars or congestion. The Mayor, Sadiq Khan, plans for this action to…

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How to load your van safely

If you are the new owner of a van or have rented one for a house move or furniture collection, you will need to take a few things into consideration before heading to the road to collect your load as there are health and safety regulations which you must abide to, as well as staying…

What do you need to hire a van?

Whether you are moving home and want to coordinate the move yourself or sorting out your garden and need to do tip run, you will probably need to hire a van to help with the process.  If you have never hired a van before, you might be wondering what documents and information you will need…

How can I stop my van from being broken into?

Van security is a top priority for tradespeople.  As the market for second-hand tools increases, tool theft continues to rise at a rapid pace.  The size and type of van is often irrelevant as thieves tend to be ruthless and opportunistic, making the back of any van rich pickings for greedy gangs. If you’re keeping…

Pavement parking – is it legal?

Pavement parking – is it legal?

It is often the case that drivers have no choice but to park their vehicle on the pavement, whether it be partly, or wholly, but are drivers legally allowed to do this? Are you likely to receive a fine? With a range of rumours circulating, we have laid out the facts, clear and simple, to…

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Rules of the road

When using the roads, it is important that you are aware of the rules to obey, and with the number of road users continuing to rise, some of us may need a brief refresher on the Highway Code. With a variety of signs to be clued up on, pedestrian crossings to be aware of and…

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Fleet Hire vs Ownership

What’s better, fleet hire or fleet ownership? It’s a tough decision to make, and there’s no “one size fits all” answer. It all depends on your individual needs and circumstances. To help you decide, we’ve rounded up the pros and cons of fleet hire and fleet ownership: Fleet ownership: Pros Purchasing your own fleet will…

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The moving home checklist

Moving home can be incredibly exciting, but at the same time, incredibly stressful. Organising several years’ worth of accumulated belongings and moving them to a new location can seem a huge and time-consuming undertaking. Not to worry, we’ve provided a moving home checklist for you that’s designed to take the hassle out of your big…