With the UK in lockdown it’s a curious time for motor trade. Statistics from Automotive Management magazine show that the second-hand commercial vehicle market has increased by 7.6% in Q1 of 2020.
Quieter roads may be a boon to courier drivers, van fleets and those in the haulage industry but it is also leading to a rise in vehicles speeding.
With couriers currently busier than ever, it’s important to make sure you observe road safety to keep you out of harm’s way and have the right equipment to hand should you need it.
As part of is clean air strategy, the Government plan to reduce pollution in cities by introducing five Clean Air Zones this year.
It’s a curious time for the motor trade. In March 2020 UK van sales have held up due to the need for home deliveries and urgent vehicle replacements for tradespeople and essential workers during the coronavirus crisis.
According to a report by UK wedding accessories retailer Confetti, the average cost of a UK wedding is £15,000 or 25 percent of a couples’ annual household income.
It’s a sobering thought, but like many aspects of personal financial agreements, the motor trade sector is not immune.
In the first of two blogs, we looked at the damage that a pothole can do to your vehicle. Here, we look at who might be liable for compensation and how you can make a claim.