van drivers

UK Van drivers hit with fines worth £1.7million in last three years for parking in loading bays

Van drivers in the UK have been hit with fines worth £1.7 million in the last three years for incorrectly parking or stopping in a loading bay, according to research by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. Councils have issued an average of 13,000 parking fines a year since 2015 with figures rising by 10% year-on-year – highlighting […]

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More than half of van drivers think there's still a stigma to discussing mental health at work

Despite a number of high-profile, hard-hitting campaigns, more than half (56%) of van drivers and owners still say there is a stigma attached to discussing mental health at work, according to the latest Business Barometer research from Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd. More than 2,000 van drivers and owners were asked to give their candid views […]

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60% of van drivers think they're made a scapegoat for poor driving

Nearly two-thirds (60%) of van drivers believe they’re made a scapegoat for perceived poor driving standards on UK roads, new research has revealed. According to a study by TomTom Telematics, fewer than one in ten van drivers (9%) have been involved in a road traffic collision in the last 12 months. In addition, more than half […]

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