Driving a van: daily walkaround check

A guide about the daily checks that van drivers should carry out to make sure that they're roadworthy.


Van driver's daily walkaround check

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This guide shows you the daily checks that you carry out inside and outside your van to make sure it’s roadworthy.

These checks should be done as part of an overall maintenance programme.

Published 8 October 2013
Last updated 27 July 2015 + show all updates
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