After the Dundee fiasco I found myself relegated to the office. A desk jockey, counting paperclips and making endless cups of tea.
I felt like a retired boxer in that office, although I could still smell the leather and hear the roar of the crowd.
As a CNR my natural instinct is to be out there…on the streets…in the action.
Maybe I had one more “prize fight” left in me? Let’s wait and see…
Just then the boss came into my office.
“Our approval rating has gone down 7% in the last 5 weeks among white van men. Research suggests it is your “Cardiff news story” that has led to the drop,” the boss said.
“I was just telling the truth,” I replied.
“Maybe…but white van owners are our bread and butter. I need you to write a piece that puts them in a favourable light. Don’t blow smoke up their rear van doors…just make the white van community look good,” he said.
And with those words the boss walked out of the office.
So here I am right now. Tasked with the assignment of making our nations white van owners look good. Maybe if I do a great job then CVI will get me a new limo and limo driver? I got to work.
The Truth About White Van Men
A common misconception about white van men is they are all dangerous drivers. Nothing could be further from the truth. Actually, during research in 2014 it was discovered they are 50% less likely to be involved in an accident than car drivers.
Another myth about white van drivers is they drive aggressively and get frequent road rage. This is false, or at least, false in the sense they don’t drive any more aggressively than any other road users. There is no evidence to suggest that white van men are anymore prone to road rage than car drivers, motor bike users or cyclists.
One particular false accusation is that white van “men” are all male. Not at all, and just like we have reported about before on our Cheap Van Insurance Blog…it is the white van “women” who are currently taking to the roads in their white Ford transits and LCV’s.
Yet another myth is the belief that white van men get cheaper van insurance than other van owners. Not true. The most important factor is your location. For example, if you own a blue van in Dundee, then you will most likely pay less than a white van owner in London.
The main reason why many white van men pay less for van insurance is because they have made CVI their home.
They fill in the 3 minute form and let us do the hard work. Around 40 quotes later and they find what they are looking for.
“CVI really is the website for white van men,” said white van men all around the country.