Should you buy a diesel van in 2019?

Over the past couple of years diesel has become the public enemy number one of motor fuels. So should you buy a diesel van or car in 2019? And if you don’t, what are the alternatives? Well, thanks a million … Read More

The long arm of the law

When driving one of our hire cars or vans, you need to be able to read a vehicle number plate at 20 metres. If not, you could fall foul of new police powers. It’s been a long day. You’re racing … Read More

Bus lane fines hit £41 million

But why are you more likely to be penalised for taking your rental van or car into some towns’ bus lanes more than others? Bus lanes. Long have they been the bane of any road user who isn’t behind the … Read More

Top reasons to hire a van

In an entirely unscientific and ad hoc way, we’ve surveyed our branches about the conversations they have with their customers, to find the top five reasons our customers have for hiring a van… 5. Getting the band on the road … Read More

Why your eyesight could earn you an immediate driving ban

When driving one of our hire cars or vans, you need to be able to read a vehicle number plate at 20 metres. If not, you could fall foul of new police powers. This September, police in several counties launched … Read More

Change of priorities for cyclists?

Why going Dutch could help reduce the numbers of accidents involving vans and cycles. We’ve all been there. You take your hire van out onto the road, you’re taking a corner like you’ve taken it a thousand times previously and … Read More

Petrol and diesel banned by 2032?

If MPs have their way, your diesel van and petrol car’s days are numbered even sooner than planned. But is a ban by 2032 realistic? Two years ago, we took delivery of our first electric rental vans. It was a … Read More

Zip merging – what’s the score?

It drives some to distraction. Others can’t see what all the fuss is about. So what’s the deal with zip merging? If you’d have hired a car or van from our Leeds depot recently and headed towards the M62, you’ll … Read More

Securing the load

Our hire vans have plenty of load securing points – so make good use of them. There’s been a spate of news headlines recently along the lines of ‘two thirds/three quarters of all car and van thefts go unsolved.’ The … Read More

How far can I drive in my TJS hire vehicle?

We handle personal car hires for a day, business van leases for a year, and everything in between. That’s why our mileage allowances vary… First things first: hire a car or van from TJS on a personal, short term rental … Read More

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