Reading Van Hire News
Covid update – 23/02/22
In line with the government’s recent covid announcement, we will no longer require customers to wear facemasks as of 23/02/22. However, we will continue to help keep our staff and customers safe by maintaining our high standard of cleaning. Antibacterial gel will still be available in the office and all main touchpoints within the vehicle will be thoroughly cleaned as usual.
Berkshire Van Hire would like to thank our customers for cooperating with us during the pandemic!
More info about: Covid 19 update
With the ban on the sale of new petrol, diesel or hybrid cars having been moved forward from 2040 to 2035 the vehicle rental sector is set to become electric rapidly! But how soon can we expect to see fully electric fleets and is it possible to have efficient electric trucks?
More info about: The future of the vehicle rental industry? Electric vans, cars and trucks!
In line with the Government guidelines and advice on coronavirus we have made changes to our daily and future hire operations in order to help contain and delay the disease.
More info about: Berkshire Van Hire Coronavirus update
We have a variety double cab pick-ups at Berkshire Van Hire including the Ford Ranger Wildtrak and Toyota Hilux Invincible. All our pick ups come with a tow bar and rear shutters to keep any equipment or luggage you are carrying dry!
More info about: TOWING A TRAILER - NEW RULES FROM DECEMBER 2021
The legal age to drive a minibus is 21 up with a driving licence for 2 years and under 70 years old. We are sorry but our insurers will only let us hire minibuses to people aged over 25.
More info about: Driving a Minibus Rules and Regulations
Over the recent months many of you will have heard about the Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) which is coming into effect on the 8th April 2019 in London.
More info about: How will the ULEZ (Ultra Low Emissions Zone) affect drivers in Reading Berkshire?
To drive a hire van or car abroad you currently need to have your GB or Northern Ireland photo card driving licence (or a valid paper-only licence issued before 31/03/2000), insurance, green card and a VE103 form as proof the vehicle is on hire with permission to take it abroad. You also need to have reflective jackets, a warning triangle and bulb set. You may also require a breathalyser (compulsory in France), GB car sticker (if it’s a non-GB Euro number plate) and first aid kit (compulsory in Austria, France and Germany).
More info about: How might Brexit affect driving a hired van abroad?
The new year is here! Why not look to hire a new vehicle daily, weekly, monthly or yearly!? We can accomodate all of your vehicle requirements!
Just give us a call on 0118 986 1914 to ask us any further questions and book the vehicle!
More info about: 2018
We are pleased to announce we have two brand new vehicles! The Mercedes Atego 967 7.5ton Box Van and the Mercedes Atego 816 7.5 Dropside! Both vehicles are ready to be hired out immediately!
More info about: Brand New Vehicles
Our driver Bradley is raising money for Cancer Research UK. If you are able to spare any money, please click on the link below to donate.
More info about: Cancer Research UK
Please see our Xmas deals below!
More info about: Xmas DEALS
Please let us know your Xmas requirements at the earliest opportunity to ensure that you do not miss out on the vehicle that you need!
More info about: Xmas Requirements
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