New rules impacting on type approval modifications made to vans

Venson has worked closely with the VCA and other organisations such as the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association, the Vehicle and operator Services Agency and the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders to reduce the impact of EC Whole Vehicle Type Approval on fleets.

Nevertheless, the legislation, in many cases is far from clear cut, which is why fleet operators should work with VCA approved converters to ensure that whatever modifications are carried out to vans they comply with the regulations.

Although the legislation is not retrospective – only applying to new vehicles registered from April 29 – it is estimated it could take at least six weeks to get a conversion through the type approval process. Therefore, fleet operators should think ahead to avoid any delays to putting vehicles on the road that could impact on business efficiency.

Venson is an approved VCA convertor for the N1 Enhancements Scheme.

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