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Explaining van sizes and their best uses

If you are in the market for a rented van, it is important to understand the different sizes and what each one is best used for. There are a few different sizes available, and each one has its own unique benefits. In this blog post, we will take a look at each size and discuss what it is best used for and . What is the difference between LWB, XLWB and a LUTON VAN? LWB, XLWB and Luton vans all refer to types of vehicles with specific dimensions. Long wheelbase (LWB) vans have a longer distance between the front and rear axles than standard vans. This gives them extra space in the back, making them ideal for carrying large loads. Extra long wheelbase (XLWB) vans take this concept one step further, with even more space in the back. Luton vans are a type of van that is characterised by its large size, taller roof and boxy shape. They are often used for moving heavy or bulky items, and their spacious […]

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Top Tips for Driving a Van for the First Time

You might think that if you can confidently drive a car, driving a van will work in the same way. However, there are some major differences when it comes to van driving that you’ll need to get used to, before strapping in and driving off. Why You Might Need to Drive a Van Even if you don’t have a van of your own, you may need to drive a van for many reasons, including for work, or to make life events like moving home that bit easier. Here Are Some of the Things You’ll Need to Consider  Van Size Vans are much larger than standard cars, and for that reason, you’ll notice some differences in the way you handle maneuvers. The turning circle on your van will be bigger than that of a car. In fact, you may have to carry out 5-point turns as opposed to turning around a small car in one move. When performing maneuvers, make sure you take into consideration how large the van is and […]

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Booking A Rental Van? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

For most people, a van isn’t something they ever consider buying outright. The ability to be able to rent, or hire, a van when you do need one is a fantastic option and much more cost-efficient than buying one, even second-hand.

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