Best Place To Drive A Van (And The Worst)

If you drive a van for business or pleasure, then you may be wondering where in the country is the best place to get on the road?

Is your current location the bees knees? Or would you be better off heading up North, or down South, or towards the West or East? Maybe you be best off leaving the country completely and starting anew in a foreign land?

Before you go “on tour,” – take a few minutes to read our blog post here at the CVI blog about the best and worst places to drive and own a van in the UK.

Okay, so let’s get straight into the action here and the number 1 WORST place to own a van is in London. Is it any surprise? Not to us here at CVI.

In North West London you have a higher chance of being in a fender bender. While in Greater London there is more chance your van gets nicked.

“Cor Blimey Guvnor, someone as nicked me van,” said the London resident.

Want to know some of the other WORST places to drive a van? Try on Harrow for size, where you are almost just as likely to shunted from behind as you are in Capital.

Other places to watch out for include Bromley, Watford, Dartford, and Sutton. In other words, if you are thinking about moving Up North then it might be a good idea.

Or even across the sea? Because it is Belfast which has been voted the number 1 BEST place to own and drive a van in the UK.

So if you want some peace and quiet and a bit of clam without having to worry about some scally ramming you up the backside or taking off with your pride and joy…then Northern Ireland is the place to be, right now, for van owners.

Want to know another place where you can expect tranquillity? In Scotland…Inverness to be exact, where the chance of being involved in a fender bender or having your tools disappear into the night is virtually zero.

Other places in Scotland that have been certified SAFE include Dumfries and Galloway.

To give you an overview of exactly where to be, and where to avoid…read on…

So obviously London is a place to miss, but you should also give Yorkshire and The West Midlands a wide berth, specifically Birmingham which is well known for being a hotspot for van hoodlums who have long been reigning terror down on van owners.

Northern Ireland and Scotland are the places to be, there is no doubt about that, but you can also breath a sigh of relief in the East Anglia where van crime is being kept at bay.

No matter where you live…you can still get Cheap Van Insurance with our 3 minute form. Give it a try.

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