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Eco vans and latest compliance info included in new FTA Van Drivers’ Handbook

FTA has published the latest version of its Van Drivers’ Handbook, which contains essential compliance information to help ensure safe, legal and efficient operation of vans and light commercial vehicles.

The 2019 edition of the FTA Van Drivers’ Handbook brings key operational and compliance information

The guide covers topics such as legal requirements, defensive driving, safe use of vehicles, drivers’ hours and records, driving licences and offences and speed limits.

Key updates for 2019 include the addition of information on alternatively fuelled vans and the ability for a category B driver to drive up to 4.25t as well as additional contact information for the Northern Ireland Office, with contact numbers and opening times added for driver licensing purposes.

The price for the handbook is £6.95 for FTA members and £8.00 for non-members, with substantial discounts for multiple purchases. Further information can be found on the FTA Shop website.

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Written by Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 16 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. As Business Editor, Natalie ensures the group websites and newsletters are updated with the latest news.

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